Heraklion
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Heraklion, Greece

The Venetian walls and the Castle of Koule in the shipyards at Heraklion, Greece
The Venetian walls and the Castle of Koule in the shipyards at Heraklion, Greece
The last month of the winter, February, is also a moderate month in Heraklion, Greece, with average temperature varying between 10°C (50°F) and 15.5°C (59.9°F).

Temperature

In Heraklion, the average high-temperature in February is almost the same as in January - a still moderate 15.5°C (59.9°F). In Heraklion, in February, the average low-temperature is 10°C (50°F).

Rainfall

In Heraklion, in February, it is raining for 9.1 days, with typically 77.4mm (3.05") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Heraklion, there are 53.2 rainfall days, and 500.6mm (19.71") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater in Heraklion, with an average sea temperature of 16.4°C (61.5°F).
Note: Swimming in 16.4°C (61.5°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Heraklion is 10.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Heraklion is 4.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in February in Heraklion?

The average high-temperature, in February, is 15.5°C (59.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 10°C (50°F).

How many days does it rain in February in Heraklion?

In Heraklion, in February, during 9.1 rainfall days, 77.4mm (3.05") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea coldest in Heraklion?

The month with the coldest seawater in Heraklion, Greece, is February, with an average sea temperature of 16.4°C (61.5°F).

What is the sea water temperature in February in Heraklion?

In Heraklion, Greece, in February, the average water temperature is 16.4°C (61.5°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.4°C (61.5°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).

What is the average length of the day in February in Heraklion?

The average length of the day in February in Heraklion, Greece, is 10.9h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Heraklion?

The average sunshine in February in Heraklion is 4.5h.

How high is the UV index in February in Heraklion?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Heraklion is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Heraklion, Greece
  • Average high temperature in February: 15.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 10°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (22.7°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (10°C).

Average rainfall in February - Heraklion, Greece
  • Average rainfall in February: 77.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (91.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (0.7mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Heraklion, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in February: 9.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (10.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July and August (0.1 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Heraklion, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in February: 16.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (16.4°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Heraklion, Greece
  • Average daylight in February: 10.9h

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 February: 4.5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

Average UV index in February - Heraklion, Greece
  • Average UV index in February: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 11).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).