When is the best time to go to Heraklion?

When is the best time to go to Heraklion? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Heraklion are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July, August and September
  • Heraklion has dry periods in May, June, July, August and September
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • August is the best month for swimming

For full information about the climate and weather in Heraklion a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 56°F/59°F
26%
2in
February 58°F/59°F
23%
1.8in
March 59°F/63°F
14%
0.9in
April 63°F/67°F
11%
0.6in
May 70°F/72°F
10%
0.4in
June 76°F/79°F
4%
0.2in
July 79°F/83°F
1%
0.1in
August 79°F/83°F
1%
0in
September 77°F/79°F
7%
0.3in
October 72°F/74°F
15%
0.8in
November 65°F/68°F
15%
1.2in
December 59°F/61°F
25%
1.8in

Weather and climate in Heraklion

  • From january to february the climate is not good, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 72°F and it rains about 23% of the time in february.
  • From march to april the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 61°F and it rains about 0.6in each month.
  • Between may and september the climate is very good. It is for example 79°F as maximum temperature in september and, in september, 2 days of rain are expected.
  • Between october and december the climate is favorable. It is for example 61°F as maximum temperature in december and it rains about 1.8in each month.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Heraklion

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Heraklion: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

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Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature

Humidity



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