Crete weather in May 2020

  • 73°F maximum daytime temperature in May in Crete (Heraklion)73
    73°F 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
  • 57°F minimum night-time temperature in May in Crete (Heraklion)57
    57°F 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
  • 0.8 inches monthly rainfall in May in Crete (Heraklion)0.8
    0.8 inches of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in May in Crete (Heraklion)9
    9 (Very High) UV index
  • 66°F sea temperature in May in Crete (Heraklion)66
    66°F sea temperature

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Expect 73°F daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 10 hours of sunshine per day in Crete in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Crete in May before you book your next holiday to Crete in 2020/2021. The May weather averages shown above are for Heraklion.

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The May weather guide for Crete, represented by 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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Guide to Crete weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Crete in May is a warm 23°C (73°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 14°C (57°F). There are usually 10 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 69% of the 14 hours of daylight.

Expect 20mm (0.8 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 3 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be very high (9 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Crete in May is 19°C (66°F).

The weather in Crete in May is represented by Heraklion.

Crete sunrise & sunset times for May 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Crete in May 2020. Select a month to view Crete sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Crete sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Heraklion.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st May 2020 06:28 20:06
Saturday, 2nd May 2020 06:27 20:07
Sunday, 3rd May 2020 06:26 20:07
Monday, 4th May 2020 06:25 20:08
Tuesday, 5th May 2020 06:24 20:09
Wednesday, 6th May 2020 06:23 20:10
Thursday, 7th May 2020 06:22 20:11
Friday, 8th May 2020 06:21 20:11
Saturday, 9th May 2020 06:20 20:12
Sunday, 10th May 2020 06:19 20:13
Monday, 11th May 2020 06:18 20:14
Tuesday, 12th May 2020 06:17 20:15
Wednesday, 13th May 2020 06:17 20:16
Thursday, 14th May 2020 06:16 20:16
Friday, 15th May 2020 06:15 20:17
Saturday, 16th May 2020 06:14 20:18
Sunday, 17th May 2020 06:13 20:19
Monday, 18th May 2020 06:13 20:19
Tuesday, 19th May 2020 06:12 20:20
Wednesday, 20th May 2020 06:11 20:21
Thursday, 21st May 2020 06:11 20:22
Friday, 22nd May 2020 06:10 20:22
Saturday, 23rd May 2020 06:10 20:23
Sunday, 24th May 2020 06:09 20:24
Monday, 25th May 2020 06:09 20:25
Tuesday, 26th May 2020 06:08 20:25
Wednesday, 27th May 2020 06:08 20:26
Thursday, 28th May 2020 06:07 20:27
Friday, 29th May 2020 06:07 20:27
Saturday, 30th May 2020 06:06 20:28
Sunday, 31st May 2020 06:06 20:29
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