When is the best time to go to Ierapetra?

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

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

Annual weather in Ierapetra

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

January 54°F/59°F
February 56°F/61°F
March 58°F/63°F
April 61°F/67°F
May 68°F/74°F
June 76°F/79°F
July 81°F/85°F
August 81°F/86°F
September 76°F/83°F
October 70°F/76°F
November 65°F/68°F
December 58°F/63°F

Weather and climate in Ierapetra

Ierapetra enjoys a hot-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Ierapetra is 72°F (ranging from 59°F in january to 86°F in august). Annual rainfall is 19.2in, with a minimum of 0.1in in july and a maximum of 3.6in in january.
  • From january to february the climate is passable, but still OK. The temperature rises to 61°F and it rains about 2.8in each month.
  • Between the months of march and april the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 67°F°C.
  • Between the months of may and july the climate is very good. The temperature rises to 85°F.
  • In august the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 81°F and, in august, 0 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of september and october the climate is very good. In average, on the morning it is 70°F and it rains about 8% of the time in october.
  • Between november and december the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 58°F and it rains about 3.1in each month.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Ierapetra

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Ierapetra: 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.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Ierapetra

Find out when Ierapetra has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Ierapetra

  • Very low season in Ierapetra
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March and November.
  • Low season in Ierapetra
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: April, May, June, October and December.
  • High season in Ierapetra
    The number of visitors to Ierapetra is high in: July and September.
  • Peak season in Ierapetra
    The largest number of tourists visiting Ierapetra is during: August.

Figure: Visitor index for Ierapetra month by month

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