Crete in may: average weather and climate, where to go?

How is the climate in Greece in may? Is it a good time to go to Gouves and Elounda? Check out weather averages and informations on this page.

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Weather in Crete in may 2019

Below, you have access to the weather forecast for the month of may for most popular cities in Greece. These datas are probabilities for the month of may from weather reports for over 10 years. The percentage indicates the possibility of having the weather mentioned.

Average weather in may in Heraklion

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times6%

Cloudy2%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Partly Cloudy9%

Moderate rain at times8%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
80% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times9%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder1%

More information about the weather in Heraklion in may

Average weather in may in Agios Nikolaos

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
84% of time

Partly Cloudy9%

Moderate rain at times7%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
80% of time

Moderate rain at times10%

Partly Cloudy9%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
77% of time

Partly Cloudy15%

Moderate rain at times10%

More information about the weather in Agios Nikolaos in may

Average weather in may in Chania

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
79% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times8%

Cloudy4%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 25°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
77% of time

Moderate rain at times9%

Partly Cloudy7%

Heavy rain5%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
73% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times9%

Cloudy3%

More information about the weather in Chania in may

Average weather in may in Elounda

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times7%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Moderate rain at times10%

Partly Cloudy9%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
77% of time

Partly Cloudy16%

Moderate rain at times9%

More information about the weather in Elounda in may

Average weather in may in Gazi

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times6%

Cloudy2%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Partly Cloudy9%

Moderate rain at times8%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
80% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times9%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder1%

More information about the weather in Gazi in may

Average weather in may in Gouves

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times6%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
80% of time

Partly Cloudy11%

Moderate rain at times9%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
77% of time

Partly Cloudy13%

Moderate rain at times10%

Cloudy1%

More information about the weather in Gouves in may

Average weather in may in Ierapetra

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Partly Cloudy13%

Moderate rain at times4%

Cloudy2%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
79% of time

Moderate rain at times10%

Partly Cloudy8%

Cloudy3%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
79% of time

Partly Cloudy15%

Moderate rain at times6%

Cloudy1%

More information about the weather in Ierapetra in may

Average weather in may in Gavdos Island

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times5%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times7%

Cloudy1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
84% of time

Partly Cloudy11%

Moderate rain at times5%

Heavy rain1%

More information about the weather in Gavdos Island in may

Average weather in may in Matala

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times5%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times7%

Cloudy1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
84% of time

Partly Cloudy11%

Moderate rain at times5%

Heavy rain1%

More information about the weather in Matala in may

Average weather in may in Paléochora

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
79% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times8%

Cloudy4%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 25°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
77% of time

Moderate rain at times9%

Partly Cloudy7%

Heavy rain5%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
73% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times9%

Cloudy3%

More information about the weather in Paléochora in may

Average weather in may in Réthymnon

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times5%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times7%

Cloudy1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
84% of time

Partly Cloudy11%

Moderate rain at times5%

Heavy rain1%

More information about the weather in Réthymnon in may

Average weather in may in Sfakia

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times7%

Cloudy3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
77% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times9%

Heavy rain4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
77% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times8%

Heavy rain2%

More information about the weather in Sfakia in may

Average weather in may in Sitia

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
84% of time

Partly Cloudy9%

Moderate rain at times7%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
80% of time

Moderate rain at times10%

Partly Cloudy9%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
77% of time

Partly Cloudy15%

Moderate rain at times10%

More information about the weather in Sitia in may

Average weather in may in Kissamos

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
75% of time

Partly Cloudy11%

Moderate rain at times11%

Cloudy3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 25°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
78% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times9%

Heavy rain3%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
75% of time

Moderate rain at times12%

Partly Cloudy10%

Heavy rain3%

More information about the weather in Kissamos in may

Average weather in may in Malia

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
78% of time

Partly Cloudy13%

Moderate rain at times8%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Moderate rain at times10%

Partly Cloudy7%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
75% of time

Moderate rain at times13%

Partly Cloudy12%

Heavy rain1%

More information about the weather in Malia in may

Average weather in may in Neapoli

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
80% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times8%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder2%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
84% of time

Moderate rain at times9%

Partly Cloudy6%

Heavy rain4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
74% of time

Moderate rain at times14%

Partly Cloudy14%

More information about the weather in Neapoli in may

Average weather in may in Souda

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
78% of time

Moderate rain at times10%

Partly Cloudy10%

Heavy rain3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
80% of time

Moderate rain at times9%

Partly Cloudy9%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
77% of time

Moderate rain at times12%

Partly Cloudy9%

Heavy rain3%

More information about the weather in Souda in may

Weather details in may

The month of May best describes the spring season, the heat is located at beach values that allow to ensure thermal comfort for the whole day. Moreover, with a constant sunshine and the warmth of the breath of the sea breeze, the climate throughout May in Crete is favorable for the practice of all kinds of tourist activities - whether hiking or swimming. The morning temperatures are in fact, warm enough to promote thermal comfort to visitors, while in the middle of the day, a relative rise in temperature warms the atmosphere.

Mornings throughout May in Crete

In the morning, with the appearance of the sun that takes place early enough, the climate warms up quickly. Temperatures show 19° C in just a few hours after sunrise. The season is gradually beginning its transition to summer. Before the arrival of the hot heat however, May offers tourists pleasant moments with clear weather and beautiful weather conditions. Do not wait for the summer season to discover the island in peace. The freshness of the month of May has at least the merit of promoting activities protected from the stifling heat of the season to come.

Midday throughout May in Crete

With the gradual rise of values on the thermometer, the temperatures in the middle of the day are quite favorable to begin a summer holiday away from the crowd. The weather is indeed enlivened by long hours of sunshine which allow it to warm the atmosphere and the ambient temperature. These hours of sunshine are perfect to fine tune atan and have fun on the beaches. Especially since the rain is more rare and leaves room for a completely clear sky. Sunshine and heat that is sufficiently comfortable; the weather conditions in the middle of the day make the weather throughout May in Crete the hottest times of the day.

Early Evenings throughout May in Crete

Compared to the climatic conditions of April and those of June, the evenings are mild. Indeed, the temperatures are around 20° C. This ensures a pleasant sensation without having to clutter with warm clothes. Early evening also allows to appreciate the time spent with loved ones. A clear sky, a perfect temperature and warm breaths coming from the sea will allow to benefit from a climate throughout May in Crete that is favorable to night activities.




Where to go in Crete in may?

Where to go in Crete in may: destination map

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On the month of may the weather is perfect in Greece everywhere. Thus, the conditions are right to enjoy 100% your vacations: the sun is here, it rains very little and the humidity is endurable. It is therefore the ideal month to travel to these cities!


Climate in Crete in may

Climate in Heraklion in May

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 24°C and minimum temperature is 19°C (for an average temperature of 22°C). The climate quite enjoyable in that locality in this month. With barely 25mm over 5 days, the rain will not be a problem for your stay.
With a perfect climate, may is a recommended time to go in this locality in Greece.

May
Average temperature 22°C
Highest temperature 24°C
Lowest temperature 19°C
Sea temperature 19.6°C
Rainfall 25mm
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(16%)
Humidity 69%
Cloud cover 12%
Length of day 14:01
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Climate in Agios Nikolaos in May

In may, maximum temperature is 24°C and minimum temperature is 20°C (for an average temperature of 22°C). The climate pleasant here in may. With about 27mm over 5 days, rain may be scarce during your journey.
With a perfect weather, may is an advisable month to go in Agios Nikolaos.

May
Average temperature 22°C
Highest temperature 24°C
Lowest temperature 20°C
Sea temperature 19.6°C
Rainfall 27mm
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(16%)
Humidity 70%
Cloud cover 12%
Length of day 14:00
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Climate in Chania in May

In the month of may, the mean temperature in La Canée (Chania) is 22°C (maximum temperature is 25°C and minimum temperature is 19°C). The climate quite pleasant here in the month of may. With 40mm over 5 days, it rains very little during your holidays.
With ideal weather conditions, may is an advisable month to go in La Canée (Chania) in Greece.

May
Average temperature 22°C
Highest temperature 25°C
Lowest temperature 19°C
Sea temperature 19.1°C
Rainfall 40mm
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(17%)
Humidity 68%
Cloud cover 17%
Length of day 14:02
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Climate in Elounda in May

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 24°C and minimum temperature is 20°C (for an average temperature of 22°C). The climate pleasant here in may. With 26mm over 5 days, the rain will not be a problem during your holidays.
With a perfect weather, may is a recommended time to go there in Greece.

May
Average temperature 22°C
Highest temperature 24°C
Lowest temperature 20°C
Sea temperature 19.6°C
Rainfall 26mm
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(15%)
Humidity 70%
Cloud cover 11%
Length of day 14:00
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Climate in Gazi in May

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 24°C and minimum temperature is 19°C (for an average temperature of 22°C). The climate nice there in this month. With barely 25mm over 5 days, it rains very little during your holidays.
With ideal weather conditions, may is a recommended month to go in this locality.

May
Average temperature 22°C
Highest temperature 24°C
Lowest temperature 19°C
Sea temperature 19.6°C
Rainfall 25mm
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(16%)
Humidity 69%
Cloud cover 12%
Length of day 14:01
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Weather data for Crete in may:

Weather data for Crete in may is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Crete. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Crete can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time of year to visit Crete.


All cities in Crete in may

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Ierapetra in mayperfect weather
Gavdos Island in mayperfect weather
Matala in mayperfect weather
Paléochora in mayperfect weather
Réthymnon in mayperfect weather
Sfakia in mayperfect weather
Sitia in mayperfect weather
Kissamos in mayperfect weather
Malia in mayperfect weather
Neapoli in maygood weather
Souda in mayperfect weather

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