When is the best time to go to Souda?

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

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

Annual weather in Souda

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

January 52°F/58°F
February 54°F/59°F
March 56°F/61°F
April 61°F/67°F
May 68°F/74°F
June 74°F/79°F
July 79°F/85°F
August 79°F/85°F
September 76°F/81°F
October 68°F/74°F
November 61°F/67°F
December 56°F/61°F

Weather and climate in Souda

Souda enjoys a hot-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Souda is 70°F (ranging from 58°F in january to 85°F in august). Annual rainfall is 39.4in, with a minimum of 0.3in in july and a maximum of 7in in january.
  • From january to march the climate is just OK. The record temperature this month is 74°F and, in march, 5 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of april the climate is good. At lunchtime, it's 67°F in average.
  • From may to september the climate is perfect. The record temperature this month is 94°F and it rains about 11% of the time in september.
  • From october to november the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 67°F°C and it rains about 17% of the time in november.
  • In the month of december the climate is not good, but still OK. the thermometer goes up to 61°F°C and it rains about 6.4in each month.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Souda

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

Find out when Souda 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 Souda

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

Figure: Visitor index for Souda month by month

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