What’s the weather like in Heraklion in November?
The Heraklion weather in November brings an increase in rain compared to summer and early autumn, but this beautiful Greek resort on the north coast of Crete is still warm and pleasant. Many people love this time as the summer crowds have disappeared and most days have good sunshine and temperatures, making walks through the town and on the beach great fun.
The Mediterranean Sea is still quite warm around Heraklion in November, at an average of 21°C. These warm waters help to stop the temperature on the land falling too low as winter approaches. Heraklion is exposed to northerly winds that move across the Sea of Crete and impact the north of the island.
You’ll only need to bring a light jacket and sweater in November, and an umbrella will help you shelter if you’re caught in a brief shower. The average rainfall’s 69mm in Heraklion in November but with an average temperature of 20°C, the clouds are often broken up and the weather feels very mild. Even the chilly days should see temperatures stay above 14°C. Average wind speed is 9mph. The sea is quite inviting still, at an average of 21°C, and it’s your last chance for a dip in the Mediterranean before the winter really chills it. The weather in Heraklion in November produces up to ten hours of sunshine a day, so remember to pack your sunglasses too.