Climate

Crete is a sunny and warm island all year round. Winters are mild with a few rains and last from the middle of October to the end of March.
The day temperature is between 16-21C˚ (61-71F˚). At night it is between 12-14C˚ (54-58F˚). The summers are long, hot and dry, with temperatures from 20-45 C˚ (70-104F˚)! The average annual temperature is 17C˚ (63F˚).

Season

Temperature

minimum

maximum

Winter

7°C

20°C

Spring

14°C

25°C

Summer

25°C

40°C

Fall

18°C

25°C

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average temperature 13°C 13°C 17°C 20°C 26°C 30°C 34°C 34°C 29°C 24°C 18°C 15°C
Hours of sunshine 4 5 7 9 9 11 12 12 9 7 6 5