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The climate in Crete is temperate. The atmosphere can be quite humid, depending on the proximity to the sea. The winter is fairly mild and tolerable. Snow fall is practically unknown to the plains, but quite frequent in the mountains. During summer, average temperatures are in the high 30's - low 20's (Celcius). Probably the best time to visit Crete is spring and autumn.
“Bad weather” days in winter are often interrupted, during January and the first fortnight of February, with sunny days, known as ‘Halcyon days’ since ancient times.

Average temperatures and precipitation

Cloudy, sunny, and precipitation days

Wind speed

Heraklion - Sea temperature
Temp (°C)161515161922242524222018
Temp (°F)615959616672757775726864

wather data are from the area of Heraklion

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