Climate and monthly weather forecast
Rethimno, Greece

Dusk in the Venetian Rethimno harbor in Greece
Dusk in the Venetian Rethimno harbor in Greece

The best time to visit Rethimno

The best months for a swim in Rethimno, Greece, are July through September, with a perfect temperature - varying between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F), and scarce rainfall.

Weather in January

January, like December, is another mild winter month in Rethimno, Greece, with an average temperature varying between 8°C (46.4°F) and 14°C (57.2°F). With an average high-temperature of 14°C (57.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 8°C (46.4°F), January is the coldest month. Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Rethimno, is also a moderate month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 15°C (59°F) and 8°C (46.4°F). In February, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a still moderate 15°C (59°F). Weather in February »

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Rethimno, is a comfortable month, with an average temperature varying between 16°C (60.8°F) and 9°C (48.2°F). In March, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a comfortable 16°C (60.8°F). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April is a pleasant spring month in Rethimno, Greece, with an average temperature ranging between max 20°C (68°F) and min 11°C (51.8°F). In April, the average high-temperature marginally rises from an enjoyable 16°C (60.8°F) in March to a pleasant 20°C (68°F). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Rethimno, Greece, with an average temperature ranging between min 15°C (59°F) and max 24°C (75.2°F). In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from an agreeable 20°C (68°F) in April to a moderately hot 24°C (75.2°F). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the summer in Rethimno, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 19°C (66.2°F) and 28°C (82.4°F). In Rethimno, the average high-temperature in June slightly increases from 24°C (75.2°F) in May to a still warm 28°C (82.4°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July in Rethimno, Greece, is a tropical summer month, with an average temperature varying between 30°C (86°F) and 21°C (69.8°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 25.4°C (77.7°F) and 1mm (0.04") of accumulated rainfall makes July the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Rethimno, is another warm month, with an average temperature varying between 21°C (69.8°F) and 29°C (84.2°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 25.9°C (78.6°F) and 1mm (0.04") of accumulated rainfall makes August the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in August »

Weather in September

The first month of the autumn, September, is still a warm month in Rethimno, Greece, with an average temperature ranging between max 27°C (80.6°F) and min 19°C (66.2°F). An excellent water temperature of 25.4°C (77.7°F) and only 1 rainfall days, with 19mm (0.75") of accumulated rainfall, makes September a prime for swimming and other water activities. Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Rethimno, Greece, with an average temperature varying between 15°C (59°F) and 23°C (73.4°F). In Rethimno, the average high-temperature in October slightly decreases from a moderately hot 27°C (80.6°F) in September to a still warm 23°C (73.4°F). Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the autumn, November, is another pleasant month in Rethimno, Greece, with an average temperature fluctuating between 20°C (68°F) and 12°C (53.6°F). In November, the average high-temperature marginally drops from a moderately hot 23°C (73.4°F) in October to a pleasant 20°C (68°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Rethimno, is also an enjoyable month, with an average temperature ranging between min 10°C (50°F) and max 16°C (60.8°F). In Rethimno, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops from an agreeable 20°C (68°F) in November to a comfortable 16°C (60.8°F). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Rethimno?

With an average high-temperature of 14°C (57.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 8°C (46.4°F), January is the coldest month.

What is the rainiest month in Rethimno?

January is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 12 days and accumulates 142mm (5.59") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Rethimno?

Throughout the year, in Rethimno, there are 67 rainfall days, and 664mm (26.14") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Rethimno?

January and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Rethimno, Greece.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Rethimno?

The months with the lowest UV index in Rethimno, Greece, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What month is the sea coldest in Rethimno?

February is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 16.1°C (61°F).

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Rethimno?

On Sunday, 27. March 2022, at 03:00, Daylight Saving Time starts in Rethimno, and the time zone changes from EET to EEST. Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 04:00, and the time zone reverts from EEST to EET.

When are the longest days in Rethimno?

With an average of 14h and 31min of daylight, June has the longest days of the year in Rethimno.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Rethimno?

June through August, with an average of 12h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

When is the highest UV index in Rethimno?

The months with the highest UV index in Rethimno, Greece, are June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 10.

What is the warmest month in Rethimno?

July is the warmest month in Rethimno, Greece, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F) and an average low-temperature of 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the driest month in Rethimno?

The months with the least rainfall in Rethimno, Greece, are July and August with 1mm (0.04") of accumulated rain.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Rethimno?

With an average sea temperature of 25.9°C (78.6°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater.

What is the month with the shortest days in Rethimno?

December has the shortest days of the year in Rethimno, Greece, with an average of 9h and 49min of daylight.

Average rainfall
Rethimno, Greece

Average rainfall - Rethimno, Greece

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (142mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (1mm).

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Average rainfall days
Rethimno, Greece

Average rainfall days - Rethimno, Greece

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13 days).
The months with the least rainy days are July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature
Rethimno, Greece

Average sea temperature - Rethimno, Greece

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (16.1°C).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Rethimno, Greece

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Rethimno, Greece

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 49min).

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

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