Which part of Crete has the best weather?

Which part of Crete has the best weather?

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

Is December a good time to visit Crete?

The best time to visit Crete is from mid-May to June or from September to October. The heat from the high season cools down in September and October, along with room rates and tourists, making this the best time to visit.

How warm is Crete in February?

On the island of Crete, average daytime temperatures in February are 120C, with highs of 160C at the peak of the day and lows of 80C. With a sea temperature of 160C, the water feels relatively mild if you decide to take a dip.

Is Crete warm in winter?

Crete has a temperate Mediterranean climate with mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers. Crete has a temperate Mediterranean climate with mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers. There are significant differences between the coastal zone and mountainous areas, as well as between the west and east regions of Crete.

Which side of Crete is warmer?

South Crete
South Crete is generally a couple of °C warmer (but water temperatures are roughly similar). The east of the island, has less rain than the north and especially the north-west.

Which side of Crete has the best beaches?

The part of Crete with the best beaches is definitely Chania. One of the most exotic sandy beaches of Crete are Balos, a wonderful place in Chania with crystal Caribbean-like water. This place amazes visitors with stunning natural beauty.

Can you swim in Crete in December?

Crete is an ideal place to enjoy swimming at any time of the year. All needed, beyond a good mood and leisure time, is a relatively nice day without much wind and extreme cold.

Is Crete cold in December?

December is one of the wettest month in Crete with rain occuring on up to 15 days of the month. It can get cold but generally not as cold as January and February. The sea temperatures are around 17°C which most people will consider too cold for swimming.

What is the warmest Greek island in February?

Kos. Due to its southern location, Kos is consistently one of the warmest Greek islands. February is a great time to explore its quaint villages and experience traditional local life. Some food and drink places will be open but many of the summer season locations will be closed over winter.

Which Canary Island is the warmest in February?

Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria is the hottest island in February, remaining warm even in the evenings.

Is Crete hotter than Corfu?

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.