What’s the weather like in Malia in October?
Sitting on the north coast of Crete, Malia is a popular destination for sun-drenched holidays. It has a Mediterranean climate bringing hot, dry summers and mild winters to the resort. Rainfall picks up this month and showers are more common, but this can be a good time to visit Malia if you want to avoid the crowds of the peak season. There’s still plenty of warm and sunny weather to enjoy in Malia at this time of year.
The average temperature in Malia is 19°C in October, reaching a high of 22°C in the afternoon. Although there’s 90mm of rain spread over eight days this month, there are still seven hours of sunshine each day to enjoy, so don’t forget to pack plenty of sun cream. Once night falls, the average low dips to 16°C, so you might need to take a light jumper with you for when you’re exploring Malia’s bars and nightclubs in the evenings. If you want to go for a swim in the sea, the Mediterranean water’s an inviting 22°C in October.