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How warm is Crete in August?

Days are usually hot with balmy evenings, so visitors should pack light and cool clothing. The average daily maximum is 31 C and the average daily minimum is 22 C.

Is August a good time to visit Crete?

The best time to visit Crete is from mid-May to June or from September to October. If you plan on going during the summer, travel experts strongly suggest to take your vacation in June, as July and August usher in lots of crowds, which may compromise the comfort of visitors who traveled to the island to escape.

Is Crete humid in August?

The average humidity levels in August are listed below for cities and islands throughout Greece….Crete.

Place %
Chania 58
Heraklion 58
Ierapetra 53
Rethymno 62

What is the best time of year to visit Crete?

Crete has some of the warmest weathers in all of Greece but the best time to visit the island is between May and October. If you are looking for hot weather, beach life and swimming then you should visit Crete in May, June, July, August , September or October.

How busy is Crete in August?

Crete in August (100% Crowded): Hot and sunny with occasional strong winds (called the meltemi) that can cancel ferries and catamarans. Book rooms at least 3 months in advance for August visits – 6 months in advance for luxury hotels. (Average Max Temperature: 29°C. Average Rainfall: 1mm.)

Is it windy in Crete in August?

July and August: Windy and very hot. July and August are the months that the seasonal North winds blow. It is hard to do anything else during these months, than spend the entire day at the beach. October: Sunny, very few windy days but some rain will fall, especially in the west part of Crete.

Can you sunbathe in Crete in October?

Ierapetra and the area around it is the hottest of Crete and even in October the temp is great for sunbathing (and swimming) since it rarely goes below 27C.

Which part of Crete is the warmest?

South Crete
Most places in Crete receive over 2000 hours of sunshine a year, with the sunniest areas – South Crete and Gavdos – receiving over 2400 hours.

What is there to do in Crete in August?

Top Attractions in Crete

  • Imbros Gorge. 783. Historic Walking Areas • Geologic Formations.
  • Heraklion Archaeological Museum. 7,371. History Museums.
  • Rethymnon Old Town. 8,120. Neighbourhoods.
  • Old Venetian Harbor. 6,456.
  • Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre. 3,484.
  • Balos Lagoon. 10,370.
  • Elafonissi Beach. 14,729.
  • Gorges of Theriso. 162.

Which is hotter Corfu or Crete?

This is one time of year when, contrary to what you might expect, Corfu is actually hotter than Crete. Daytime averages in both July and August are 32ºC, so expect some days to be much hotter.