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Avg weather in January
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    93 mmper month
    71 %avg
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    Heraklion weather January

    What’s the weather like in Heraklion in January?

    If you love sightseeing and want to explore all of the historical sights and museums in Heraklion, January is the ideal time to visit. Crowds are minimal, so that you won’t be waiting in any queues and there’s still plenty of sunshine to enjoy each day with mild temperatures throughout the month.

    Geographical influences

    Heraklion is the capital city of Crete in Greece. The destination is known for its historical sights, impressive museums, and good food. Heraklion weather in January is mild and sunny, with just a few rainy days spread over the month. The Mediterranean Sea is too cold for swimming in winter, but you can still enjoy time on the beach in January with fewer crowds than the summer months. Its position on the north coast of Crete means the city is open to northerly winds blowing in from the sea, which can drop temperatures and make things much colder.


    The average temperature is around 15°C with lows of 9°C overnight. You’ll need to pack a jacket when travelling to Heraklion in January, especially in the evenings when the weather is quite chilly. You can look forward to ten hours of sunshine per day with an average monthly rainfall of 78mm. Winds travel at 10mph and are more common near the coast, which has an average sea temperature of 17°C. The humidity is around 71%, which remains steady over the month before increasing slightly in February.

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