Crete weather in May 2023

  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Crete (Heraklion)23
    23°C max day temperature
  • 10 hours of sunshine per day
  • 3 days with some rainfall in May in Crete (Heraklion)3
    3 days with some rainfall
  • 14°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Crete (Heraklion)14
    14°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in Crete (Heraklion)14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Crete (Heraklion)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 20 mm monthly rainfall in May in Crete (Heraklion)20
    20 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in May in Crete (Heraklion)9
    9 (Very High) UV index
  • 19°C sea temperature in May in Crete (Heraklion)19
    19°C sea temperature

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The May weather guide for Crete (Heraklion) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How hot is it in Crete in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 23°C in Heraklion, Crete in May, falling to 14°C at night.

How sunny is it in Crete in May?

There are normally 10 hours of bright sunshine each day in Heraklion, Crete in May - that's 69% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Crete in May?

The average sea temperature around Heraklion, Crete in May is 19°C.

Does it ever rain in Crete in May?

There are usually 3 days with some rain in Heraklion, Crete in May and the average monthly rainfall is 20mm.

Crete May sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Crete in May 2023. Select a month to view Crete sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Crete sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Heraklion.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Monday, 1st May 2023 06:29 20:05
Tuesday, 16th May 2023 06:15 20:17
Wednesday, 31st May 2023 06:06 20:28

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