October weather forecast
Rethimno, Greece

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

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).

Temperature

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). In October, the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout October, 84mm (3.31") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Rethimno, there are 67 rainfall days, and 664mm (26.14") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Rethimno, in October, the average water temperature 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 Rethimno, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 17min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:16 and sunset at 19:06 EEST. On the last day of October, in Rethimno, Greece, sunrise is at 06:42 and sunset at 17:28 EET.
Note: On Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 04:00, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from EEST to EET. Daylight Saving Time starts again on Sunday, 26. March 2023, at 03:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from EET to EEST.

Sunshine

In Rethimno, the average sunshine in October is 6h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Rethimno is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Rethimno in October?

In Rethimno, during October, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 84mm (3.31") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in October in Rethimno?

In Rethimno, Greece, the average seawater temperature in October is 23.3°C (73.9°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23.3°C (73.9°F).

How many hours of daylight does Rethimno have in October?

The average day length in October in Rethimno, Greece, is 11h and 17min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Rethimno?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:16 and sunset at 19:06 EEST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:42 and sunset at 17:28 EET.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) end in October in Rethimno?

On Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 04:00, Daylight Saving Time ends in Rethimno, Greece, and the time zone changes from EEST to EET. The next DST starts on Sunday, 26. March 2023, at 03:00.

How many hours of sunshine does Rethimno have in October?

In Rethimno, the average sunshine duration in October is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Rethimno?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in October
Rethimno, Greece

Average temperature in October - Rethimno, Greece
  • Average high temperature in October: 23°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 15°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (21°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8°C).

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Average rainfall in October
Rethimno, Greece

Average rainfall in October - Rethimno, Greece
  • Average rainfall in October: 84mm

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 in October
Rethimno, Greece

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

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 in October
Rethimno, Greece

Average sea temperature in October - Rethimno, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in October: 23.3°C

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 in October /
Average sunshine in October
Rethimno, Greece

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Rethimno, Greece
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 17min

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).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h

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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Average UV index in October
Rethimno, Greece

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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