Avg weather in January
10 Hrs per day
78 mm per month
71 % avg
10 Mph avg


What’s the weather like in Hersonissos in January?

Thinking of escaping the cold and wet weather at home for some sunshine? Hersonissos weather in January is very mild with tons of sunshine each day. It’s a great time to visit for fewer crowds on the beach and at the local attractions, making for a great sightseeing holiday for families and couples.

Geographical influences

Hersonissos is a popular resort town found on the northern coast of Crete. The island is just north of mainland Greece, which means it enjoys the same warm and sunny climate. Winter is the wettest season, but showers are brief and light, so there’s no reason to let the rain get in the way of your holiday. The resort is in the path of northerly winds that help clear the skies and control humidity levels from rising too high throughout the year.


With Hersonissos’ Mediterranean climate, you can look forward to mild temperatures and lots of sunshine in winter. The average temperature in January is a mild 15°C that gradually drops to lows of 8°C at night. You can expect winds to reach an average speed of 10mph with 71% humidity. There’s not as much rain as you might think, with just 78mm spread over 11 days of the month.

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