Climate and monthly weather forecast
Chania, Greece

The lighthouse surrounded by water in Chania, Greece
The lighthouse surrounded by water in Chania, Greece

The best time to visit Chania

The best months for a swim in Chania, Greece, are July and August, with a perfect temperature - varying between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F), and scarce rainfall.

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Chania, Greece, is another mild winter month, with an average temperature ranging between min 9.2°C (48.6°F) and max 13.3°C (55.9°F). January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 13.3°C (55.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 9.2°C (48.6°F). Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Chania, is also a moderate month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 14.2°C (57.6°F) and an average low of 9.8°C (49.6°F). In February, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a still moderate 14.2°C (57.6°F). Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a mild month in Chania, Greece, with an average temperature ranging between max 15.9°C (60.6°F) and min 10.3°C (50.5°F). In March, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a still moderate 15.9°C (60.6°F). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April is an enjoyable spring month in Chania, Greece, with temperature in the range of an average low of 12.2°C (54°F) and an average high of 18.8°C (65.8°F). In Chania, the average high-temperature in April is relatively the same as in March - a comfortable 18.8°C (65.8°F). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Chania, Greece, with an average temperature fluctuating between 22.9°C (73.2°F) and 15.4°C (59.7°F). In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a comfortable 18.8°C (65.8°F) in April to an agreeable 22.9°C (73.2°F). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the summer in Chania, is a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 19°C (66.2°F) and an average high of 26.3°C (79.3°F). In Chania, the average high-temperature in June slightly increases from a pleasant 22.9°C (73.2°F) in May to a warm 26.3°C (79.3°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, the same as June, is another warm summer month in Chania, Greece, with an average temperature varying between 28.5°C (83.3°F) and 21.3°C (70.3°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 25.6°C (78.1°F) and only 1.7 rainfall days, with 3mm (0.12") of accumulated rainfall, makes July the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Chania, Greece, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22°C (71.6°F) and an average high of 28.3°C (82.9°F). The perfect water temperature of 26.2°C (79.2°F) with 8mm (0.31") of accumulated rainfall and only 2.1 rainfall days, makes August a great period for swimming and other water activities. Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn in Chania, is still a warm month, with an average temperature ranging between min 20.1°C (68.2°F) and max 26°C (78.8°F). In Chania, the average high-temperature in September is essentially the same as in August - a still warm 26°C (78.8°F). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, like September, is an agreeable autumn month in Chania, Greece, with temperature in the range of an average high of 22.1°C (71.8°F) and an average low of 16.9°C (62.4°F). In Chania, the average high-temperature in October slightly decreases from a warm 26°C (78.8°F) in September to a pleasant 22.1°C (71.8°F). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn in Chania, is also an enjoyable month, with an average temperature varying between 14.6°C (58.3°F) and 18.7°C (65.7°F). In November, the average high-temperature slightly decreases from an agreeable 22.1°C (71.8°F) in October to an enjoyable 18.7°C (65.7°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a mild month in Chania, Greece, with an average temperature varying between 14.9°C (58.8°F) and 10.9°C (51.6°F). In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases from an enjoyable 18.7°C (65.7°F) in November to a moderate 14.9°C (58.8°F). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Chania?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 13.3°C (55.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 9.2°C (48.6°F).

What is the most humid month in Chania?

With an average relative humidity of 77%, January is the most humid month in Chania, Greece.

What is the wettest month in Chania?

January is the month with the most rainfall in Chania. Rain falls for 17.6 days and accumulates 91mm (3.58") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Chania?

In Chania, Greece, during the entire year, the rain falls for 119.3 days and collects up to 509mm (20.04") of precipitation.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Chania?

With an average of 5.1h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Chania, Greece.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Chania?

The months with the lowest UV index in Chania, Greece, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What month is the sea coldest in Chania?

February is the month with the coldest seawater in Chania, Greece, with an average sea temperature of 15.9°C (60.6°F).

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Chania?

On Sunday, 27. March 2022, at 03:00, Daylight Saving Time starts in Chania, Greece, and the time zone changes from EET to EEST. Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 04:00, and the time zone reverts from EEST to EET.

When are the longest days in Chania?

June has the longest days of the year in Chania, with an average of 14h and 31min of daylight.

What is the warmest month in Chania?

The warmest month in Chania, Greece, is July, with an average high-temperature of 28.5°C (83.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.3°C (70.3°F).

What is the least humid month in Chania?

With an average relative humidity of 61%, July is the least humid month.

What is the driest month in Chania?

The month with the least rainfall is July, when the rain falls for 1.7 days and typically collects 3mm (0.12") of precipitation.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Chania?

July and August, with an average of 12h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Chania, Greece.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Chania?

With an average maximum UV index of 7, July is the month with the highest UV index in Chania, Greece.

When is the sea warmest in Chania?

With an average sea temperature of 26.2°C (79.2°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater.

What is the month with the shortest days in Chania?

December has the shortest days of the year in Chania, with an average of 9h and 49min of daylight.

Average temperature
Chania, Greece

Average temperature - Chania, Greece

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (13.3°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.2°C).

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Average pressure
Chania, Greece

Average pressure - Chania, Greece

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1018.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1010.6mbar).

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Average wind speed
Chania, Greece

Average wind speed - Chania, Greece

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (17km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (11.9km/h).

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Average rainfall
Chania, Greece

Average rainfall - Chania, Greece

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (91mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (3mm).

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Average rainfall days
Chania, Greece

Average rainfall days - Chania, Greece

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (1.7 days).

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Average sea temperature
Chania, Greece

Average sea temperature - Chania, Greece

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (15.9°C).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Chania, Greece

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Chania, Greece

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 49min).

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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Average sunshine days
Chania, Greece

Average sunshine days - Chania, Greece

The month with the most sunshine days is July (29.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (11.3 days).

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Average visibility
Chania, Greece

Average visibility - Chania, Greece

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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