Best time to visit, weather and climate Heraklion

Best time to visit Heraklion, Crete

The best time to visit Heraklion in Crete is from may until october, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Heraklion is 28°C in august and the lowest is 14°C in january. The water temperature is between 17°C and 28°C.

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Heraklion has the mediterranean climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Heraklion or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Heraklion per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
14°C 15°C 16°C 18°C 22°C 25°C 27°C 28°C 26°C 22°C 19°C 16°C
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Climate Heraklion

Heraklion has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Heraklion is 21° degrees and there is about 297 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 243 days a year with an average humidity of 64% and an UV-index of 5.


Climate Heraklion

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 14°C 15°C 16°C 18°C 22°C 25°C 27°C 28°C 26°C 22°C 19°C 16°C
Night 12°C 12°C 13°C 15°C 18°C 21°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 19°C 16°C 13°C
Water 18°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 21°C 25°C 27°C 28°C 27°C 25°C 22°C 20°C
Precip 37
mm
43
mm
17
mm
10
mm
9
mm
3
mm
0
mm
1
mm
6
mm
19
mm
22
mm
34
mm
Rain
days
13 11 9 7 6 2 1 1 3 9 8 13
Dry
days
18 17 22 23 25 28 30 30 27 22 22 18
Sun hours
per day
6 8 9 11 12 12 12 12 11 7 7 6
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 4 4 4 5 6 6 7 7 6 5 5 4
 

Weather Heraklion january

On average, it is maximum 14° in january in Heraklion and at least around 12° degrees. The sea temperature is around 18° degrees. In january there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Heraklion.

Weather Heraklion february

On average, it is maximum 15° in february in Heraklion and at least around 12° degrees. The sea temperature is around 17° degrees. In february there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 43 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Heraklion.

Weather Heraklion march

On average, it is maximum 16° in march in Heraklion and at least around 13° degrees. The sea temperature is around 17° degrees. In march there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Heraklion.

Weather Heraklion april

On average, it is maximum 18° in april in Heraklion and at least around 15° degrees. The sea temperature is around 18° degrees. In april there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Heraklion.

Weather Heraklion may

On average, it is maximum 22° in may in Heraklion and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 21° degrees. In may there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Heraklion.

Weather Heraklion june

On average, it is maximum 25° in june in Heraklion and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 25° degrees. In june there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Heraklion.

Weather Heraklion july

On average, it is maximum 27° in july in Heraklion and at least around 24° degrees. The sea temperature is around 27° degrees. In july there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 0 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Heraklion.

Weather Heraklion august

On average, it is maximum 28° in august in Heraklion and at least around 24° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. In august there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Heraklion.

Weather Heraklion september

On average, it is maximum 26° in september in Heraklion and at least around 23° degrees. The sea temperature is around 27° degrees. In september there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Heraklion.

Weather Heraklion october

On average, it is maximum 22° in october in Heraklion and at least around 19° degrees. The sea temperature is around 25° degrees. In october there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Heraklion.

Weather Heraklion november

On average, it is maximum 19° in november in Heraklion and at least around 16° degrees. The sea temperature is around 22° degrees. In november there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 22 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Heraklion.

Weather Heraklion december

On average, it is maximum 16° in december in Heraklion and at least around 13° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In december there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Heraklion.

14 day weather forecast Heraklion

The weather for Heraklion in Crete will be ° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

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About Heraklion

Heraklion lies in Crete and the population consists of 173.450 inhabitants. If you want to call Heraklion you have to use +30 or 0030 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +305012457809 or 00305012457809.

Heraklion is in a straight line at 2.695 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 4 hours15. If you are going to drive here by car, the car route from London is 3533 km and you are about 40 hours and 40 minutes on the road without stops and delay.

The coordinates of Heraklion, Crete are latitude: 35.3298544 en longitude: 25.1354135

The GPS coordinates are N 35° 19' 47.6400" en E 25° 8' 7.4400"

Flight tickets to Heraklion

To travel to Heraklion you can travel to these airports on Crete:

  • Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (4 km)
    Heraklion
  • Chania International Airport (92 km)
    Soúda

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Currency Heraklion

In Heraklion the Euro is used to pay.

Exchange rate Euro (EUR) 15 june 2021

1 Euro = 1,19 United States dollar
100 Euro = 118,75 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 0,84 Euro
100 United States dollar = 84,21 Euro

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Time difference Heraklion

In Heraklion it is now 17:20 o’clock in the afternoon on tuesday 15 june 2021. That is 7 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Heraklion is Europe/Athens and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.


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