What’s the weather like in Heraklion in October?
Located on the coast of the Greek island of Crete, Heraklion is a vibrant place with a Mediterranean climate bringing hot summers and mild winters to the city. In October, the weather’s getting cooler as the winter approaches, but the afternoons are often warm and there’s still plenty of sunshine at this time of year. If you prefer more mild temperatures and don’t mind the occasional short-lived rain shower, this is a good month to visit Heraklion.
In October, the average temperature in Heraklion is 20°C, rising to an average high of 23°C in the afternoons. Although it’s t-shirt weather during the days, you might need some slightly warmer layers for evenings out as temperatures drop to a low of 17°C after dark. 50mm of rain’s expected this month, with wet weather spread across six days on average, so there’s only a small chance of showers. If you want to take a dip in the Mediterranean in October, the waters are an inviting 23°C.