Weather in Crete, Greece in April

So you're interested in going to Crete, Greece in April

April is a warm and dry time for sunbathing in Crete. April is too cold for swimming in Crete for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Crete in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for April.

Temperature in Crete in April

The average maximum temperature in Crete in April is 20°. The average maximum temperature is 18° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average temperature in Crete in April is 16°. The average temperature ranges is 14° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Crete in April is 13°. The minimum temperature is 10° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

Sunshine in Crete in April

The average day light hours per day in Crete in April are 13.1 and there are 9.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during April making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Crete in April is typically 8.2 during April. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Crete in April

The average sea water temperature in Crete in April is 16.5° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Crete in April

The average total rainfall in Crete in April is 2.3cm and on average there are 6 rainy days in April making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Crete in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Crete in April is 13° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 11° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Crete in April is typically 84.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.2% in the previous month and 84.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Crete in April is typically 65.5%. The average relative humidity is 68.6% in the previous month and 65.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Crete in April

The average maximum wind speed in Crete in April is typically 30kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 33kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Crete in April is typically 16kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Crete in April is from the West.