Chania
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Chania, Greece

The view of the lighthouse surrounded by water in Chania, Greece
The view of the lighthouse surrounded by water in Chania, Greece
April is an agreeable spring month in Chania, Greece, with average temperature varying between 11.1°C (52°F) and 20.1°C (68.2°F).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from an enjoyable 16.6°C (61.9°F) in March, to an agreeable 20.1°C (68.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Chania, is 11.1°C (52°F).

Rainfall

In Chania, during 4.2 rainfall days, 31.8mm (1.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Chania, during the entire year, the rain falls for 63.8 days and collects up to 652.5mm (25.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In April, the average sea temperature in Chania, Greece, is 16.8°C (62.2°F). For most, swimming in 16.8°C (62.2°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day is 13.1h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 7.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Chania is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 7 in April transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in April in Chania?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Chania, is 20.1°C (68.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 11.1°C (52°F).

How much does it rain in Chania in April?

In April, the rain falls for 4.2 days. Throughout April, 31.8mm (1.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

How cold is the water in April in Chania?

In April, the average sea temperature in Chania is 16.8°C (62.2°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.8°C (62.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Chania have in April?

In April, the average length of the day in Chania is 13.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Chania have in April?

In April, the average sunshine is 7.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Chania?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Chania is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Chania, Greece
  • Average high temperature in April: 20.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 11.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.5°C).

Average rainfall in April - Chania, Greece
  • Average rainfall in April: 31.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (141.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1.3mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Chania, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in April: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (12.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0.1 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Chania, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in April: 16.8°C

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).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Chania, Greece
  • Average daylight in April: 13.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

Average UV index in April - Chania, Greece
  • Average UV index in April: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).