What’s the weather like in Stalis in May?
Spring weather peaks in May with temperatures rising to the mid-20s in the afternoon. You’ll need to pack light clothing for your visit as it can get very hot between 12pm and 3pm, with higher UV levels than previous months. Stalis weather in May is warm and enjoyable, making it the perfect time to visit for Mediterranean heat before the summer crowd’s swarm to the resort.
With its location on the northern shoreline of Crete, Stalis enjoys a slightly cooler and damper climate than the south of the island. Northerly winds reach this side of the island, bringing cooler temperatures and more rainfall to the coast. The south is sheltered by Crete’s central mountain range, which helps to keep the weather warm and dry for most of the year.
The Mediterranean Sea is perfect for swimming and taking part in water sports at this time and boasts an average water temperature of 19°C. Daily averages are also on the rise, reaching highs of 25°C from midday to around 3pm. It gets cooler and windier at night, with 7mph winds and an average low of 14°C. You’ll have 14 hours of sunlight per day with an average humidity of 69%. Rainfall is low with just 28mm expected to fall over the month of May.