Weather in Crete, Greece in February

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

February is a cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Crete and not really recommended. February 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 February.

Temperature in Crete in February

The average maximum temperature in Crete in February is 15°. The average maximum temperature is 15° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

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

The average minimum temperature in Crete in February is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 10° in the next month.

Sunshine in Crete in February

The average day light hours per day in Crete in February are 10.9 and there are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during February making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Crete in February is typically 3.9 during February. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Crete in February

The average sea water temperature in Crete in February is 15.7° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Crete in February

The average total rainfall in Crete in February is 7.2cm and on average there are 14.9 rainy days in February making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Crete in February

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Crete in February is 10° which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 10° in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Crete in February is typically 88%. The maximum relative humidity is 88% in the previous month and 86.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Crete in February is typically 71.7%. The average relative humidity is 73.6% in the previous month and 68.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Crete in February

The average maximum wind speed in Crete in February is typically 34kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 31kmh in the previous month and 33kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Crete in February is typically 17kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

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