Climate in Heraklion: when to go

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Annual average climate in Heraklion

Below are the key elements of Heraklion's year-round climate averages:

  • Minimum annual temperature: 15°C
  • Average annual temperature: 19°C
  • Maximum annual temperature: 23°C
  • Precipitation: 42 mm/month (with 6 rainy days/month)

Monthly climate normals

Min / Max Precipitation
January 9 ° / 16 ° 104mm / 14 days
february 8 ° / 16 ° 86mm / 12 days
March 10 ° / 18 ° 29mm / 6 days
April 12 ° / 20 ° 30mm / 6 days
may 15 ° / 24 ° 14mm / 3 days
June 19 ° / 27 ° -
July 23 ° / 30 ° -
August 23 ° / 30 ° -
September 20 ° / 27 ° 14mm / 2 days
October 17 ° / 24 ° 48mm / 5 days
November 14 ° / 21 ° 66mm / 8 days
December 10 ° / 17 ° 104mm / 13 days

The weather stats were generated using data recorded at the HERAKLION weather station. The latter is located in Greece, 4 km from Heraklion and is located at an altitude of 39 meters.





The best time to go (or the one to avoid)

Here are some additional indications that should allow you to choose the best time to stay in Heraklion, or the periods to ban.

Which are the hottest months in Heraklion?

In Heraklion, the months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
July (with 30°C), August (with 30°C), September (with 27°C), …


What are the coldest months?

The months of the year with the lowest average temperatures in Heraklion are:
february (with 12°C), January (with 13°C), December (with 14°C), …

Which are the driest months in Heraklion?

In Heraklion, the months of the year with the fewest rainy days are:
July (with 0 rainy days/month), August (with 0 rainy days/month), June (with 0 rainy days/month), …

What are the rainiest months?

The months with the most rainy days in Heraklion are:
January (with 14 rainy days/month), December (with 13 rainy days/month), february (with 12 rainy days/month), …


What is the weather around?

Nearby cities with a similar climate

Cities very close to Heraklion can have a fairly similar climate:
Gazi (7 km from Heraklion), Malia (29 km), Ano Arhanes (11 km), Arkalochori (23 km), Limín Khersonísou (23 km), Krousón (18 km), Anogeia (24 km). km), Agia Varvara (25 km), Cato Gouves (15 km),

Around Heraklion

You might also be interested in these cities:
Ierapetra (65 km from Heraklion), Chania (103 km), …

In Greece

Check the weather forecasts for other major cities in Greece:
Athens (321 km from Heraklion), Thessaloniki (622 km), Lárisa (536 km), Volos (489 km), Ioannina (613 km), Chalcis (375 km), Rhodes (303 km) , Chania (103 km away), Alexandroupoli (617 km away), Lamía (464 km away), …

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