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    Crete - Greece

    Iraklio weather and climate

    Crete - Greece

    Iraklio weather and climate

     

    Day

    16 °C

     

    Night

    11 °C

     

    Sea

    17 °C

     

    Precipitation

    100 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    10 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    10 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    4 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    69 %

     

    Day

    16 °C

     

    Night

    11 °C

     

    Sea

    17 °C

     

    Precipitation

    100 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    10 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    10 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    4 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    69 %

    Weather charts for Iraklio

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    Weather overview for Iraklio

    Weather overview

    Iraklio (Greece) is a place with a hot climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 14.2 °C (57.6 °F) in February to 28.8 °C (83.8 °F) in July. The least rainy month in Iraklio is July with its 0 days of rain, the rainiest month is January, when it rains 10 days. Temperatures during the night go from 9.1 °C (48.4 °F) in February to 23.7 °C (74.7 °F) in August. Sea temperatures are in the following range: 15.3 °C (59.5 °F) in February to 25.0 °C (77.1 °F) in August.

    January weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 14.4 °C (57.9 °F) in Iraklio, and the sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month too. The number of rainy days reaches its maximum in this month. The descent of the night temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 9.4 °C (48.9 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its minimum in January. The humidity is on its maximum, its value is 69 %.

    February weather

    The minimum of the sea temperature is observable, with its value being 15.3 °C (59.5 °F) in Iraklio, and the minimum of the day temperature can be noticed too, with its value being 14.2 °C (57.6 °F). The number of rainy days starts to descent, with its value being 10 days, and the rainfall amount descent's start could be observed too, with its value being 78 mm (3.08 in). The night temperature is on its minimum, the value of this measure is 9.1 °C (48.4 °F). The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, the value of this measure is 4 hours.

    March weather

    The number of rainy days continues to descent, with its value of 6 days in Iraklio, and the rainfall amount continues to descent too, the value of this measure is 59 mm (2.33 in). The day temperature starts to rise, the value of this measure is 16.0 °C (60.8 °F), and the night temperature starts to rise as well in this month. The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, with its value of 6 hours.

    April weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, its value is 19.5 °C (67.1 °F) in Iraklio, while the sea temperature starts to rise, its value is 16.5 °C (61.7 °F). The descent of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value of 28 mm (1.10 in), and the number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month too, its value is 4 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 8 hours. The rise of the night temperature can be observed.

    May weather

    The rise of the sea temperature can be observed, with its value of 18.9 °C (65.9 °F) in Iraklio, and the day temperature continues to rise as well, its value is 23.2 °C (73.8 °F). The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 2 days. The rise of the night temperature can be observed, with its value of 16.8 °C (62.2 °F). There is pending dry season in May. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, its value is 10 hours.

    June weather

    The tourist season is at its beginning in Iraklio. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 27.2 °C (81.0 °F), and the sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month too, with its value being 22.2 °C (72.0 °F). The number of rainy days continues to descent, with its value being 1 days, and the rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month as well, with its value of 4 mm (0.14 in). The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 21.1 °C (70.0 °F).

    July weather

    The tourist season is taking place in July in Iraklio. The sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 24.4 °C (75.9 °F), while the maximum of the day temperature is observable, its value is 28.8 °C (83.8 °F). The minimum of the number of rainy days can be noticed, the value of this measure is 0 days, and the minimum of the rainfall amount is observable too in this month. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, with its value being 12 hours.

    August weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Iraklio, and there is pending dry season as well. The sea temperature is on its maximum, with its value being 25.0 °C (77.1 °F), and the night temperature reaches its maximum too, with its value of 23.7 °C (74.7 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed, its value is 11 hours.

    September weather

    The beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed, the value of this measure is 26.1 °C (79.0 °F) in Iraklio, and the sea temperature descent's start could be observed too, with its value of 24.2 °C (75.6 °F). There is pending tourist season. The beginning of the rise of the number of rainy days could be noticed, with its value being 1 days, and the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed too, with its value being 13 mm (0.52 in). The night temperature descent's start could be observed, its value is 20.9 °C (69.6 °F).

    October weather

    The sea temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 22.3 °C (72.1 °F) in Iraklio, and the day temperature continues to descent as well, its value is 23.2 °C (73.8 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, the value of this measure is 4 days, and the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed as well, its value is 52 mm (2.03 in). The minimum of the wind speed is observable. The night temperature continues to descent, with its value being 17.3 °C (63.1 °F).

    November weather

    The sea temperature continues to descent, with its value of 19.8 °C (67.6 °F) in Iraklio, and the day temperature continues to descent too, the value of this measure is 18.8 °C (65.8 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, with its value being 7 days, and the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed as well, the value of this measure is 76 mm (3.01 in). The descent of the night temperature can be observed, with its value of 13.7 °C (56.7 °F). The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 5 hours.

    December weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 15.6 °C (60.1 °F) in Iraklio, and the sea temperature continues to descent as well, its value is 17.4 °C (63.4 °F). The number of rainy days continues to rise, the value of this measure is 10 days, while the maximum of the rainfall amount is observable, with its value being 100 mm (3.95 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, with its value of 4 hours. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 11.2 °C (52.2 °F).

    FAQs

    How many hours of sun to expect in Iraklio in March?

    There is an average length of sunshine of 6 hours per day in March in Iraklio.

    Is April part of the dry season in Iraklio?

    Yes, there is a dry season in Iraklio in April with just 4 days during the month being rainy.

    What is the average number of rainy days in May in Iraklio?

    In Iraklio in May, we can expect 2 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 0.5 days of the week, or in general - 7 % days.

    What is the temperature in Iraklio during the day in June?

    The average daily temperature in June in Iraklio is 27.2 °C (81.0 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    What is the sea temperature in July in Iraklio?

    The temperature of the sea in July in Iraklio is 24.4 °C (75.9 °F). It will be comfortable for you to spend even a long time in a sea warm like this, there will be people for whom this temperature will be too low or too high.

    Is it hot in August in Iraklio?

    In Iraklio in August, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    Is there a wet season in Iraklio in September?

    No, there is no wet season in September in Iraklio - you can expect 1 days of rain during the month.

    Are there good conditions to visit in October in Iraklio?

    October is a good month to visit Iraklio. The seawater temperature reaches ideal 22.3 °C (72.1 °F). You can expect just 4 days of rain during the month, taking an umbrella is not necessary. There are some people, who may feel a slight chill at 23.2 °C (73.8 °F), but others will feel perfectly fine. The temperature of 17.3 °C (63.1 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    What is the air temperature in Iraklio in November at night?

    The average night temperature in Iraklio in November is 13.7 °C (56.7 °F). Nights can be cooler, morning running can be refreshing but choose appropriate clothing, evening outdoor sitting can be pleasant but you can also be cold.

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