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The weather guide for Crete (Heraklion) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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When is the best time to go to Heraklion?

The best time to go to Heraklion is May, June, July, August and September based on the following average weather conditions.

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  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Heraklion14
    Jan
  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Heraklion14
    Feb
  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Heraklion15
    Mar
  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Heraklion19
    Apr
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Heraklion23
    May
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Heraklion27
    Jun
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Heraklion28
    Jul
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Heraklion28
    Aug
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Heraklion25
    Sep
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Heraklion22
    Oct
  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Heraklion19
    Nov
  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Heraklion15
    Dec

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More about Crete

Which is the hottest month in Heraklion?

The hottest time of year in Heraklion is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 28°C with moderate heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Heraklion?

In terms of rainfall, January is usually the wettest month in Heraklion with 153mm on average. There are normally 12 days in January with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Heraklion?

The sunniest time of year in Heraklion is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 86% of daylight hours; that's 12 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Heraklion?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Heraklion in August when the water temperature reaches 25°C.

What is the flight time to Crete from the UK?

The flight time to Crete from the UK is typically 4 hours.

What is the time difference between Crete and the UK?

The time difference between Crete and the UK is GMT+2 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Crete?

The main language spoken in Crete is Greek.

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What is the currency in Crete?

The currency in Crete is the Euro (EUR).

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Which plugs are used in Crete?

Crete uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Crete?

They drive on the right side of the road in Crete.

Compare Heraklion weather with the USA

Below the Heraklion weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Heraklion, Crete, Greece and the USA (Washington).

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