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Weather in Crete Oct 23

Red hot summers and mild to warm winters are typical characteristics of weather in Crete, which has a climate influenced by a Mediterranean weather system. The months of July and August are the hottest and rainfall is also at its lowest during this time. 

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Summer in Crete

During the months of July and August, you can expect temperatures to be in the low to mid 30s, which many visitors may be inclined to find too hot. However, sun worshippers aren’t generally put off by this and the island’s beaches are typically full during these months. Things are somewhat cooler in June and September, and these are perhaps better months to visit if you intend on doing some sightseeing. Rainfall from June through to September is exceedingly low, if not non-existent, so you needn’t worry about storms curtailing your activities.

Winter in Crete

Temperatures in winter are very mild and you can expect daily highs of 15 ºC to 17ºC, which makes Crete the ideal place to head to if you are looking to escape the chills of a British winter. Rainfall is heaviest in the months from October to December, but even then, the rain is not significant enough to be a barrier to you enjoying your holiday.

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Crete Weather Oct 23

Crete weather is characterized by mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers. The climate in Crete is a temperate, Mediterranean climate

There are significant differences between the coastal zone and the mountainous areas, as well as between the west and the east part of Crete, when it comes to the weather conditions.

- Coastal zone: Dry summer, mild winter. The rainy season starts in late October and lasts till March or even April. Snowfalls are extremely rare in the coastal zone of Crete, especially so in the eastern part of the island.

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- The east part of Crete (Sitia area) is drier and warmer than the west part (Chania district). This is obvious in the vegetation. Chania is a lot greener than the desert-like Sitia area.  Crete Weather – Information on the summer & winter climate in Crete.

- The same difference applies between the north coast and the south coast of Crete, with the south coast being drier and warmer.

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Crete Climate Oct 18

Crete enjoys hot, dry summers and mild winters. Temperatures in July and August range from 86ºF (30ºC) during the day to 72ºF (22ºC) at night. Rainfall is almost non-existent in summer but showers can be expected between October and April.

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