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WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS (FEBRUARY 29 - MARCH 10)

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Crete weather in January
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January in Crete is usually damp and windy. This month is considered to be one of the coldest months and is also much quieter than the more popular tourist season. January can see some glorious sunny days, a wide range of temperatures but also some heavy rain too. Up to 14 days of heavy rain if to be precise. The rainfall can be relentless, torrential, and might last for two or three days. Temperatures in the hills can be considerably lower. You’ll might even find snow on top of the mountains on a clear day. The beach towns completely die out in January. The sea is cold, but that doesn't stop the locals from swimming. As the clear blue sky and pleasant temperatures are possible in Crete throughout January, why not packing the essentials such as jeans, warm hoody, and a thin jacket only instead of a heavy winter coat.
Crete weather in February
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The February weather in Crete is usually quite uncertain with warm sunny days and clear blue skies interspersed with high winds, storms, and heavy rainfall. The chances of rain during this month can be quite high, with drenching downpours being an identity for February weather in Crete. The last winter month is deemed to be one of the coldest months as well. Throughout this time, Crete faces average temperatures falling around the 12 °C (53.6 ℉) mark. Temperatures in mountain areas can be considerably cooler, but the marvelous views of the snow-covered peaks worth it. The sea is at its coldest throughout a year, with an average temperature of around 15 °C. If you plan visiting Crete in February, mind bringing a warm waterproof coat, boots, and thermal underwear with you. Generally, pack everything that will make you feel comfortable during some chilly winter nights.
Crete weather in March
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Although March in Crete is still fresh and slightly rainy, it can also be a wonderful time of a year. You can be easily gratified with some delightful days which are getting sunnier and warmer little by little. That's why flora and fauna are usually abundant at this time. The average temperatures in Crete throughout a month falling around 14 °C (57.2 ℉). Temperatures in mountain areas can be considerably cooler. The sea is starting slightly to warm up but still cold anyway. If you plan hiking or sightseeing in Crete in March, pack for some rain and chilly nights. Warm waterproof clothes and proper footwear might come in handy.
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Crete is impressive in April. The sun gets warmer, and the days get longer as they go by. The weather can be quite unpredictable with sudden light rainfall that passes quickly; however, April is generally drier than in March. The temperatures are often comfortable enough for beach activities, and they progress even more by the end of the month. It is a bit cooler in the mountain areas, and you still can witness snow-covered peaks of Crete. The sea is warming up again, but it is still uncomfortable for swimming. By the end of April, beach towns are usually open. The night temperatures are often low, so pack for your trip to Crete accordingly. Colder nights demand warm coats and suitable footwear. Even thermal underwear might help.
Crete weather in May
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There are two different Mays on Crete: early May with a probability of cool days and late May with days being consistently bright and warm—and sometimes even hot. It is normally sunny throughout a month, with around five clear blue sky days in a week. Temperatures rise as the month goes by, and they can vary from low 15 °C (59 ℉) to high 26 °C (79 ℉). The night temperatures are getting milder by the lapse of May as well. Rainfall during this time is a rare occasion in Crete and might happen in the form of light showers that pass quickly. The sea is pleasant enough to swim in it or pool during May as the waters are getting warmer. However, the weather is considerably colder in the mountain areas. As the sun shines brightly in Crete throughout May, sunscreen and sunglasses might be the foremost essential to pack with you. Even though the evenings might be balmy, a thin jacket, sweater or hoodie might be the right decision.
Crete weather in June
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June weather in Crete is enjoyable. It's not that hot which makes sunbathing on the beaches and swimming in the sea "close to perfect" activity. Throughout the month, the island sees balmy weather with temperatures varying from 18 °C (64 ℉) to 28 °C (82 ℉) with an average of 24 °C (75 ℉). Constant sunshine and insignificant rainfall—that's what Crete can offer during this time, so you'd better use air conditioning to cool off in the daytime. Anyway, the temperatures mountain areas are still fresh. Don't forget bringing a sunscreen and swimming suit when packing for a trip to Crete in June. Shorts, t-shirts, dresses and other light clothes might help you to beat with possible heat.
Crete weather in July
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July is considered to be one of the hottest and the busiest months on the island and is all about the beach resort holiday in Crete. The weather is fantastic, with a lot of sunshine each day, and no even a cloud in the sky. July temperatures in Crete sometimes past the 29 °C (84 ℉) mark, but a northerly breeze, called Meltemi or Etesians, usually cools the air a little. Relevant to add that the rainfall on the island is a rare occasion. The sea temperatures are perfect for enjoying a refreshing cool off after sunbathing under the scorching sun. There are no better things to pack for a trip in July that a swimming suit, sunscreen, and sunglasses. These are the main essentials. As for the main outfit, shorts, dresses and t-shirts might come in handy.
Crete weather in August
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August weather in Crete is even scorching, with constant sunshine, clear blue sky, and occasional warm winds. This island is brilliant for sunbathing, swimming, and enjoying themselves in the bars throughout a month. The sea warms up sizably and reaches its highest mark of the year. The air temperatures sometimes even soaring past the 30 °C (86 ℉) throughout July, with rainfall being an unusual occurrence. The average temperature in Crete during this time is 26 °C (79 ℉). You will always find the cooler temperatures in the mountain area. If you decided to spend August vacation in Crete, mind that the sun can be quite aggressive, so mind packing a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses. Swimming suit and light-weight clothes might be your best outfit.
Crete weather in September
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Don't miss September in Crete! Even though it marks the end of the summer, it is less busy, and the weather is still hot and sunny enough to enjoy the beaches. Throughout a month, sea temperatures are pleasant around the island, like in a warm bath. The days might be sweltering, the winds vanish, and there is a probability of a shower or two. However, they usually pass quickly. The average air temperatures in July fall around the 24 °C (75 ℉) mark. The evening and night temperatures in Crete are still mild enough not to wear a cardigan or a thin jacket. The mountain areas show a bit of colder weather. You will still need summer essentials to spend September in Crete. Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and swimsuit must be at the top of your packing list to protect yourself from a scalding sun. Bringing light clothes is a normal state of things, and an umbrella won't hurt as well.
Crete weather in October
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October in Crete gets quieter and means the start of the fall. Many of the beaches are less crowded than in summer, and the prices are significantly lower. The weather is hot enough to enjoy the beach activities, but not too intolerable for those who prefer sightseeing or hiking. The air temperatures can vary from around low 16 °C (61 ℉) to a high 24 °C (75 ℉) with pleasant evenings. The sea temperatures are still very agreeable as well. However, mind that the rainfall and cooler temperatures are very probable. There can be teeming rainfall on Crete in October: some of them short-lived and some enduring a day or two. If you are heading to the mountainous region, mind that it is considerably cooler there. Bring light clothes with you, as the October weather in Crete allows that. But also mind packing a warm jumper and waterproof poncho just in case.
Crete weather in November
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November marks the end of the dry season and the start of the wet one in Crete. However, the beginning of the month still can see some dry and sunny weather with clear skies. The sea temperatures on the island make the water comfortable for water activities, with beaches being almost deserted. Air temperatures can range from 13 °C (55 ℉) to 21°C (70 ℉). The evenings might feel cooler due to dropping night-time temperatures. Considerably cooler weather awaits for those who decided to visit the mountain regions. Also, be ready for around ten days of rainfall throughout November in Crete, which usually comes with high winds and storms. As pleasant temperatures might happen here or there in Crete throughout November, there is no need to pack a heavy coat, just throw a thin jacket in your suitcase. A swimsuit and an umbrella might come in handy as well.
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Considered to be the wettest month in Crete, December faces plenty of sunshine, increased rainfall, and falling temperatures. The sea temperatures are significantly cooler, but some people manage to swim anyway. The average air temperatures on the island are around 14 °C (57 ℉). Night-time temperatures can considerably drop. Temperatures in mountain areas might be even chillier. Torrential rainfall throughout the month, accompanied by strong winds and dramatic storms, is not a surprise as well. The number of visitors in Crete is very low throughout December, and many tourist businesses are usually closed. Pack warmer garments if you plan to visit Crete in December. Jeans and a hoody might suit for the fickle weather perfectly. Raingear and comfortable footwear is a must. Daredevils are welcomed to bring a swimming suit with them.