Climate for 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 day
Sunshine hours per day in Greece
rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in Greece
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in Greece
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in Greece
Water temperature
Water temperatures in Greece
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in Greece

The most important cities in the region of 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 Friday, 2:18 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.