Weather in Crete, Greece in January

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

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

Temperature in Crete in January

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

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

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

Sunshine in Crete in January

The average day light hours per day in Crete in January are 10.1 and there are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Crete in January is typically 2.7 during January. 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 January

The average sea water temperature in Crete in January is 16.2° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Crete in January

The average total rainfall in Crete in January is 8.9cm and on average there are 14.8 rainy days in January making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Crete in January

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

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

The average relative humidity in Crete in January is typically 73.6%. The average relative humidity is 73.3% in the previous month and 71.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Crete in January

The average maximum wind speed in Crete in January is typically 31kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 30kmh in the previous month and 34kmh in the next month.

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

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