Ierapetra
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Ierapetra, Greece

Outstanding panoramic view of the Kales Venetian fortress, at the entrance to the Lelapetra Harbour in Greece
Outstanding panoramic view of the Kales Venetian fortress, at the entrance to the Lelapetra Harbour in Greece
October, the same as September, is another warm autumn month in Ierapetra, Greece, with average temperature varying between 16.7°C (62.1°F) and 24.9°C (76.8°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from 28.8°C (83.8°F) in September, to a still warm 24.9°C (76.8°F). In October, in Ierapetra, the average low-temperature is 16.7°C (62.1°F).

Rainfall

In Ierapetra, Greece, during October, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 90.5mm (3.56") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Ierapetra, there are 68 rainfall days, and 661.8mm (26.06") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Ierapetra, Greece, is 23.3°C (73.9°F).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 23.3°C (73.9°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Ierapetra is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Ierapetra is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Ierapetra?

In Ierapetra, in October, the average high-temperature is 24.9°C (76.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 16.7°C (62.1°F).

How much does it rain in Ierapetra in October?

In Ierapetra, Greece, in October, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 90.5mm (3.56") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in October in Ierapetra?

In Ierapetra, Greece, the average seawater temperature in October is 23.3°C (73.9°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 23.3°C (73.9°F) water.

How many hours of daylight does Ierapetra have in October?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Ierapetra have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Ierapetra is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Ierapetra?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Ierapetra is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Ierapetra, Greece
  • Average high temperature in October: 24.9°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (31.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 16.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (8.7°C).

Average rainfall in October - Ierapetra, Greece
  • Average rainfall in October: 90.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (133.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0.5mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Ierapetra, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (1 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Ierapetra, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in October: 23.3°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 (16.7°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Ierapetra, 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: 7h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in October - Ierapetra, 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).