Rethimno
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Rethimno, Greece

Dusk in the Venetian Rethimno harbor in Greece, with calm waters and heavily cloudy skies
Dusk in the Venetian Rethimno harbor in Greece, with calm waters and heavily cloudy skies
October, the same as September, is another warm autumn month in Rethimno, Greece, with temperature in the range of an average low of 15°C (59°F) and an average high of 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a warm 27°C (80.6°F) in September, to a still moderately hot 23°C (73.4°F). In Rethimno, Greece, in October, the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

Rainfall

In Rethimno, Greece, during October, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 84mm (3.3") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Rethimno, there are 67 rainfall days, and 664mm (26.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature 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. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Rethimno is 6h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Rethimno?

In October, the average high-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

How much does it rain in Rethimno in October?

In Rethimno, in October, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 84mm (3.3") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in October in Rethimno?

In Rethimno, Greece, in October, the average water temperature 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.

What is the average length of the day in October in Rethimno?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Rethimno have in October?

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

What is the UV index reading in October in Rethimno?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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

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

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

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

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).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July and August (0 days).

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).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Rethimno, 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: 6h

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 - Rethimno, 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).