Weather in Crete, Greece in October

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

October is a warm and dry time for sunbathing in Crete. October is a good month for swimming in Crete with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Crete in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Temperature in Crete in October

The average maximum temperature in Crete in October is 24°. The average maximum temperature is 27° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average temperature in Crete in October is 20°. The average temperature ranges is 24° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Crete in October is 17°. The minimum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

Sunshine in Crete in October

The average day light hours per day in Crete in October are 11.3 and there are 8.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Crete in October is typically 5.3 during October. 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 October

The average sea water temperature in Crete in October is 23.3° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Crete in October

The average total rainfall in Crete in October is 4.7cm and on average there are 7.5 rainy days in October making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Crete in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Crete in October is 17° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 20° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Crete in October is typically 86%. The maximum relative humidity is 83.3% in the previous month and 87.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Crete in October is typically 70.6%. The average relative humidity is 67.2% in the previous month and 72.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Crete in October

The average maximum wind speed in Crete in October is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 28kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Crete in October is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Crete in October is from the South.