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Climate of Crete
(Greece)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 2 measuring stations in Crete.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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In 6 months the average temperatures are over 25 degrees. Pleasant water temperatures of up to 25 degrees even invite you to take a bath in the warm season. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from July to August. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from December to March.

Overview: Climate in Greece
Duration of daylight and sunshine in Greece


hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Crete
rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Crete
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Crete
Water temperatureWater temperatures in Crete
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Crete
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)Absolute humidity in Crete
Map of Crete

Important cities in Crete

Crete is a part of Greece and has an east-west extension of about 220 km. From north to south it is approximately 60 km. The biggest cities are Irákleion and Chaniá. The local time is now Thursday, 9:27 pm.

CityPopulationGeo-Position
Irákleion137,15435°19'40"N25°8'36"E
Chaniá54,56535°30'40"N24°1'45"E
Rethymno29,90735°22'1"N24°28'30"E
Ierápetra12,53635°0'43"N25°44'32"E
Néa Alikarnassós11,88635°20'23"N25°9'32"E
Ágios Nikólaos10,79935°11'28"N25°42'55"E
Gázi9,72135°19'31"N25°4'1"E
Siteía8,70735°12'23"N26°6'26"E
Goúvai7,76035°18'38"N25°18'48"E
Soúda6,72935°29'14"N24°4'24"E
Moíres6,45035°3'5"N24°52'24"E
Mourniés5,31835°28'56"N24°0'45"E
Tympáki4,92335°4'22"N24°46'7"E
Nerokoúros4,38835°28'33"N24°2'24"E
Mália4,34335°17'1"N25°27'45"E
Kíssamos4,23635°29'41"N23°39'13"E
Ano Arhanes3,91335°13'60"N25°10'0"E
Darátsos3,74735°29'58"N23°58'30"E
Arkalochóri3,53735°8'47"N25°15'55"E
Perivólia3,32035°29'6"N23°59'39"E
Limín Khersonísou3,10335°19'23"N25°23'34"E
Krousón2,81135°13'50"N24°58'58"E
Neápoli2,80935°15'23"N25°36'15"E
Anógeia2,54535°17'27"N24°53'3"E
Georgioupolis2,48335°21'44"N24°15'36"E
Galatás2,37735°29'55"N23°57'48"E
Palaióchora2,37235°13'60"N23°40'60"E
Zarós2,20535°7'49"N24°54'15"E
Eloúnda2,18535°15'54"N25°43'17"E
Agía Varvára2,16735°8'14"N25°0'5"E


Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements.