Avg weather in May
14 Hrs per day
11 mm per month
69 % avg
7 Mph avg

Rethymnon Weather in May

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What’s the weather like in Rethymnon in May?

Rethymnon is a historic town and popular holiday destination on the northern shores of Crete. It has a year-round climate which brings hot, dry summers and mild, damp winters to the area, making it a great place to visit for a beach break. If you’re going during May you can look forward to plenty of warm and sunny weather as summer draws closer. This is a great time to go to Rethymnon if you prefer more comfortable temperatures and fewer crowds compared to the peak season.


In May, the average temperature in Rethymnon is 19ºC, reaching a high of 23ºC in the hottest part of the afternoon. Pack plenty of sun cream for during the day, as well as some warmer layers for evenings out, as temperatures drop to 14ºC after sunset. There’s only around 15mm of rain predicted in May, along with nine hours of sunshine each day. If you want to take a dip in the sea, the Mediterranean waters are 19ºC this month.

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