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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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