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Rethymno, Greece Weather: Temperature and Climate

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Rethymno is a city on the Greek island of Crete. Rethymno is home is beautiful beaches and sites such as the Ideon Cave, numerous gorges, the Monastery of Arkadi, and the Monastry of Preveli.

The climate of Rethymno, Greece is hot-summer Mediterranean, meaning it is generally warm and temperate. The winters experience more precipitation than the summer months which are dry and hot. The warmest months in Rethymno are July and August and the coldest month is typically January.

This weather forecast in Rethymno, 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 Rethymno, Greece:

January 

  • Temperature: 46.4° F (8° C) – 57.2° F (14° C)
  • Precipitation: 142 mm
  • Climate: 12 days of rain on average, 10.1 hours of daylight per day, 4 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 2, water temperature 62.1° F (16.7° C)
  • Humidity: 68%

February 

  • Temperature: 46.4° F (8° C) – 59° F (15° C)
  • Precipitation: 112 mm
  • Climate: 11 days of rain on average, 10.9 hours of daylight per day, 5 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 4, water temperature 61° F (16.1° C)
  • Humidity: 67%

March

  • Temperature: 48.2° F (9° C) – 60.8° F (16° C)
  • Precipitation: 81 mm
  • Climate: 8 days of rain on average, 12 hours of daylight on average, 6 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 5, water temperature 61.2° F (16.2° C)
  • Humidity: 65%

April

  • Temperature: 51.8° F (11° C) – 60.8° F (16° C)
  • Precipitation: 32 mm
  • Climate: 5 days of rain on average, 13.1 hours of daylight per day, 8 hours of sunshine on average, UV-index 7, water temperature 62.4° F (16.9° C)
  • Humidity: 61%

May

  • Temperature: 59° F (15° C) – 75.2° F (24° C)
  • Precipitation: 14 mm
  • Climate: 3 days of rain on average, 14 hours of daylight per day, 10 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 9, water temperature 66.7° F (19.3° C)
  • Humidity: 61%

June 

  • Temperature: 66.2° F (19° C) – 75.2° F (24° C)
  • Precipitation: 4 mm
  • Climate: 1 day of rain on average, 14.5 hours of daylight per day, 12 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 10, water temperature 73° F (22.8° C)
  • Humidity: 58%

July

  • Temperature: 69.8° F (21° C) – 86° F (30° C)
  • Precipitation: 1 mm
  • Climate: 1 day of rain on average, 14.3 hours of daylight per day, 12 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 10, water temperature 77.7° F (25.4° C)
  • Humidity: 57%

August

  • Temperature: 69.8° F (21° C) – 84.2° F (29° C)
  • Precipitation: 1 mm
  • Climate: 1 day of rain on average, 13.5 hours of daylight per day, 12 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 9, water temperature 77.7° F (25.4° C)
  • Humidity: 59%

September

  • Temperature: 66.2° F (19° C) – 80.6° F (27° C)
  • Precipitation: 19 mm
  • Climate: 2 days of rain on average, 12.4 hours of daylight, 10 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 7, water temperature 77.7° F (25.4° C)
  • Humidity: 61%

October

  • Temperature: 59° F (15° C) – 73.4° F (23° C)
  • Precipitation: 84 mm
  • Climate: 5 days of rain on average, 11.3 hours of daylight per day. 6 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 5, water temperature 73.9° F (23.3° C)
  • Humidity: 65%

November

  • Temperature: 53.6° F (12° C) – 68° F (20° C)
  • Precipitation: 74 mm
  • Climate: 8 days of rain on average, 10.3 hours of daylight per day, 5 hours of sunlight per day, UV-index 3, water temperature 69.1° F (20.6° C)
  • Humidity: 66%

December 

  • Temperature: 50° F (10° C) – 60.8° F (16° C)
  • Precipitation: 100 mm
  • Climate: 13 days of rain on average, 9.8 hours of daylight per day, 4 hours of daylight per day, UV-index 2, water temperature 64.9° F (18.3° C)
  • Humidity: 70%

The hot-summer Mediterranean climate of Rethymno, Greece experiences hot temperatures during the summer and mild temperatures with more rain during the winter months, so whatever your preference, there is a perfect time of year to visit.

Find the current weather forecast for Rethymno, Greece here:

Accuweather – Rethymno, Greece Weather Forecast

Weather.com – Rethymno, Greece Weather Forecast

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