What’s the weather like in Aghios Nikolaos in December?
It’s the wettest time of the year to visit this lovely Greek town in Crete, but don’t let that put you off. The temperature for winter is very mild and you’ll see lots of sunshine. The Aghios Nikolaos weather in December is actually quite dry compared to mainland Europe and the showers can be short.
The weather in Aghios Nikolaos in December is slightly affected by the resort’s location on Crete’s pretty northern coast. Places here usually have cooler and wetter conditions than those in the south because the northern winds reach this part. Resorts in the south are shielded by Crete’s central hills.
The mild weather in Aghios Nikolaos in December means you’re still able to get out and explore the villages and historic sights, including Spinalonga Island. Remember to take an umbrella though, as the rainfall average is 89mm this month with 11 days experiencing some rain. The average daytime high temperature will be around 17°C and most days will have five hours of Mediterranean sunshine from ten hours of daylight. The temperature can drop to around 11°C on occasional colder days. The sea will be about 16°C this month, which is probably too cold for a swim. The wind speed is moderate at 10mph and the UV, heat and humidity levels are all low