What’s the weather like in Hersonissos in May?
Located on the north coast of Crete, Hersonissos is a historic town and popular seaside resort. It has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. In May, temperatures are rising as spring comes to an end, while there’s less and less rain as the month goes on. With warm, dry weather and nine hours of sunshine each day, this is a great time of year for sightseeing and exploring the local area’s ancient history.
The average temperature in Hersonissos at this time of year’s 18ºC, rising to a high of 22ºC in the peak of the afternoon. It’s warm enough to spend time on the beach during the day, although it’s a good idea to bring a jumper or cardigan for evenings out, as temperatures fall to 14ºC at night. Just 20mm of rain’s forecast over four days in May, so there isn’t much chance of wet weather. If you want to go for a swim in the sea, the water’s a mild 19ºC this month.