Weather in Crete, Greece in December

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

December is a cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Crete and not really recommended. December is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Crete for any length of time. Consider visiting Crete in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Temperature in Crete in December

The average maximum temperature in Crete in December is 17°. The average maximum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average temperature in Crete in December is 14°. The average temperature ranges is 17° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Crete in December is 11°. The minimum temperature is 14° in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Crete in December

The average day light hours per day in Crete in December are 9.8 and there are 6 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Crete in December is typically 2.5 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Crete in December

The average sea water temperature in Crete in December is 18.4° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Crete in December

The average total rainfall in Crete in December is 11.2cm and on average there are 13.9 rainy days in December making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Crete in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Crete in December is 11° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 14° in the previous month and 10° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Crete in December is typically 88.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.2% in the previous month and 88% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Crete in December is typically 73.3%. The average relative humidity is 72.4% in the previous month and 73.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Crete in December

The average maximum wind speed in Crete in December is typically 30kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 28kmh in the previous month and 31kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Crete in December is typically 16kmh. The average wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Crete in December is from the West-Southwest.

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