Best Time To Visit Heraklion

With a moderate Mediterranean climate, Heraklion is blessed with great weather conditions all year long. With hot summers, pleasant spring and autumn, and mild winters, the best time to visit Heraklion doesn’t really depend on the weather. However, if one season has to be picked as the best time, it would have to be either spring or autumn. Summer is the peak season for tourism, so the two other times would give you good accommodation rates too.

  • Spring: April and May are the spring months in Heraklion. With the average temperatures ranging from 53.6 degrees Fahrenheit to 74.3 degrees Fahrenheit. The onset of the summer is one of the best times to visit Heraklion.
  • Summer: The summer season in Heraklion is from the month of June to August. With temperatures soaring this is the most favourable time to plan a beach trip to the city. The minimum and maximum temperatures are 66.2 degrees Fahrenheit and 83.5 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Autumn: With the weather cooling down, Autumn is also considered one of the best times to visit Heraklion. During the months of September and October, the temperatures are between 61.7 degrees Fahrenheit to 79.5 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Winter (November-March): Winter in Heraklion is cold with occasional showers. Snowfall is not common, although some higher altitudes may even see some! The mild temperatures from November to March are from 48.2 degrees Fahrenheit to 20.1.
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Highest temperature in Heraklion is recorded as 96.8℉ in July.

Lowest temperature in Heraklion is recorded as 32℉ in January.

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Most humid month in Heraklion is March.

Least humid month in Heraklion is July.

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