February weather forecast
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

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is another mild month in Heraklion, Greece, with an average temperature ranging between max 15.5°C (59.9°F) and min 10°C (50°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Heraklion, during 9.1 rainfall days, 77.4mm (3.05") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Heraklion, during the entire year, the rain falls for 53.2 days and collects up to 500.6mm (19.71") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 16.4°C (61.5°F), February is the month with the coldest seawater in Heraklion.
Note: For most, swimming in 16.4°C (61.5°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

In February, the average length of the day in Heraklion, Greece, is 10h and 55min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:18 and sunset at 17:47. On the last day of February, in Heraklion, sunrise is at 06:50 and sunset at 18:13 EET.

Sunshine

In Heraklion, Greece, the average sunshine in February is 4.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Heraklion, Greece, is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in February transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Heraklion in February?

In Heraklion, in February, it is raining for 9.1 days, with typically 77.4mm (3.05") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Heraklion?

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

What is the sea temperature in February in Heraklion?

In February, the average sea temperature in Heraklion is 16.4°C (61.5°F). For most, swimming in 16.4°C (61.5°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).

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

In Heraklion, Greece, the average day length in February is 10h and 55min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February in Heraklion?

On the first day of February in Heraklion, Greece, sunrise is at 07:18 and sunset at 17:47. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:50 and sunset at 18:13 EET.

How long on average sun shines in February in Heraklion?

In Heraklion, the average sunshine duration in February is 4.5h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Heraklion?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Heraklion, Greece, is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in February
Heraklion, Greece

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

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

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Average rainfall in February
Heraklion, Greece

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 least rainfall) is August (0.7mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Heraklion, Greece

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).
The months with the least rainy days are July and August (0.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Heraklion, Greece

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).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Heraklion, Greece

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Heraklion, Greece
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 55min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 49min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 48min).

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Average UV index in February
Heraklion, Greece

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).

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