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Heraklion, Greece Weather: Temperature and Climate

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Heraklion is the largest city on the island of Crete. It is the fourth largest city in all of Greece. Heraklion is home to a shipping port as well as a ferry dock. Public transportation helps make getting around the city easy.

The climate of Heraklion, Greece is hot-summer Mediterranean. Summers tend to be hot and dry and winters are mild with moderate rainfall.

This weather forecast in Heraklion, Greece, will vary from year to year. The averages that you see below represent historical weather data. Here is the typical weather forecast throughout the year for Heraklion, Greece:

January

  • Temperature: 48.2° F (9° C) – 59.5° F (15.3° C)
  • Precipitation: 90.1
  • Climate: 16 days of rain on average, 119.9 hours of sunshine, water temperature 62.8° F (17.1° C), 10 hours per day of daylight, UV-index 3
  • Humidity: 68%

February 

  • Temperature: 48° F (8.9° C) – 59.9° F (15.5° C)
  • Precipitation: 67.6 mm
  • Climate: 13.6 days of rain on average, 132.3 hours of sunshine, 11 hours of daylight per day, water temperature 61.5 ° F (16.4° C), UV-index 4
  • Humidity: 66.1%

March 

  • Temperature: 49.5° F (9.7° C) – 62.1° F (16.7° C)
  • Precipitation: 58.2 mm
  • Climate: 12 days of rain on average, 181.5 hours of sunshine, 12 hours of daylight per day, water temperature, 61.7° F (16.5° C), UV-index 5
  • Humidity: 66%

April

  • Temperature: 53.2° F (11.8° C) – 68° F (20° C)
  • Precipitation: 28.5 mm
  • Climate: 7.7 days of rain on average, 234.8 hours of sunshine, 13 hours of daylight per day, water temperature 62.8° F (17.1° C), UV-index 7
  • Humidity: 61.7%

May

  • Temperature: 59° F (15° C) – 74.3° F (23.5° C)
  • Precipitation: 14.2 mm
  • Climate: 4.4 days of rain on average, 298.5 hours of sunshine, 14 hours of daylight per day, water temperature 67.1° F (19.5° C), UV-index 9
  • Humidity: 60.8%

June 

  • Temperature: 66.4° F (19.1° C) – 81.1° F (27.3° C)
  • Precipitation: 3.5 mm
  • Climate: 1.3 days of rain on average, 356.2 hours of sunshine, 15 hours of daylight per day, water temperature 73.4° F (23° C), UV-index 10
  • Humidity: 56.3%

July

  • Temperature: 70.9° F (21.6° C) – 83.7° F (28.7° C)
  • Precipitation: 1 mm
  • Climate: 0.3 days of rain on average, 368.3 hours of sunshine, 14 hours of daylight per day, water temperature 77.7° F (25.4° C), UV-index 11
  • Humidity: 56.6%

August  

  • Temperature: 71.2° F (21.8° C) – 83.3° F (28.5° C)
  • Precipitation: 0.6 mm
  • Climate: 0.4 days of rain on average, 343.5 hours of sunshine, 13 hours of daylight per day, water temperature 79° F (26.1° C), UV-index 10
  • Humidity: 58.3%

September

  • Temperature: 66.7° F (19.3° C) – 79.5° F (26.4° C)
  • Precipitation: 17.7 mm
  • Climate: 2.4 days of rain on average, 275.8 hours of sunshine, 12 hours of daylight per day, water temperature 77.7° F (25.4° C), UV-index 8
  • Humidity: 61.2%

October

  • Temperature: 61.7° F (16.5° C) – 74.1° F (23.4° C)
  • Precipitation: 64.9 mm
  • Climate: 7.8 days of rain on average, 206.9 hours of sunshine, 11 hours of daylight per day, water temperature, 73.9° F (23.3° C), UV-index 5
  • Humidity: 65.5%

November

  • Temperature: 56.1° F (13.4° C) – 68° F (20° C)
  • Precipitation: 59 mm
  • Climate: 10.6 days of rain on average, 145.5 hours of sunshine, 10 hours of daylight per day, water temperature 69.1° F (20.6° C), UV-index 3
  • Humidity: 67.7%

December

  • Temperature: 51.4° F (10.8° C) – 62.6° F (17° C)
  • Precipitation: 77.9 mm
  • Climate: 15.1 days of rain on average, 115.4 hours of sunshine, 10 hours of daylight per day, water temperature, 65.1° F (18.4° C), UV-index 2
  • Humidity: 67.7%

Heraklion, Greece enjoys a variety of weather from the hot summers to the mild winters with rain.

Find the current weather forecast for Heraklion, Greece here:

Accuweather – Heraklion, Greece Weather Forecast

Weather.com – Heraklion, Greece Weather Forecast

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