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

October 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
October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Chania, Greece, with average temperature ranging between min 15.1°C (59.2°F) and max 23.1°C (73.6°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from 27.3°C (81.1°F) in September, to a still warm 23.1°C (73.6°F). In October, in Chania, the average low-temperature is 15.1°C (59.2°F).

Rainfall

In October, in Chania, the rain falls for 5.7 days. Throughout October, 80.1mm (3.15") of precipitation is accumulated. In Chania, during the entire year, the rain falls for 63.8 days and collects up to 652.5mm (25.69") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Chania, Greece, the average seawater temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 23.1°C (73.6°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11.3h.

Sunshine

In Chania, the average sunshine is 6.3h.

UV index

In Chania, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in October in Chania?

In Chania, Greece, in October, the average high-temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.1°C (59.2°F).

How much does it rain in Chania in October?

In Chania, Greece, in October, during 5.7 rainfall days, 80.1mm (3.15") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in October in Chania?

In Chania, in October, the average water temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23.1°C (73.6°F) water may be enjoyable.

How many hours of daylight does Chania have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Chania is 11.3h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Chania?

In Chania, the average sunshine in October is 6.3h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Chania?

In Chania, Greece, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Chania, Greece
  • Average high temperature in October: 23.1°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 October: 15.1°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 October - Chania, Greece
  • Average rainfall in October: 80.1mm

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 October - Chania, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5.7 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 October - Chania, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in October: 23.1°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 October / Average sunshine in October - Chania, Greece
  • Average daylight in October: 11.3h

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 October: 6.3h

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 October - Chania, Greece
  • Average UV index in October: 5

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).