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Crete (kriti) in January


Crete (kriti) in January : Travel budget & tourist seasons.


Budget your trip depending on your departure time.

Beyond the tourist season (low, medium or high season) of the destination country, prices of your flight, hotel or all-inclusive stays may also vary depending on the demand in your country (our rates are evaluated from western Europe).

Thus, from western Europe, a stay will often be more expensive for a start during the school holidays.

In January, here's what you can expect on average:

  • All-inclusive stays: 648 € / week

  • Round-trip flight: 207 €

  • Tourist season: low



Climate in January, picked destinations



Crete (kriti) in JanuaryIn January, weather conditions in Crete (kriti) make it a relatively bad trip destination. Among our chosen destinations (see below), the average temperatures you'll face in January would be between 10.0°C and 15.0°C, with exceptional possible peaks as low as 1°C and high as 25°C as observed in previous years.

Depending on your exact destination, you can face more or less rain, the average amount of rain observed during January in Crete (kriti) is 87 mm and you can have between 12 and 13 rainy days. If you want to avoid rain, your preferred destination could be Chania.

Note that the gap in temperature between the different areas in the country is low and the number of rainy days should be the same across the country. The country is rather climatically homogeneous in this season.

Based on weather conditions, our advice for one of the best destinations in Crete (kriti) during January is Chania.


Click on the name of a city to read more details about it, have more climate data history and see weather forecasts.


CitySunlight
(h/d)
Average T
min (°C)
Average T
max (°C)
Record T
min (°C)
Record T
max (°C)
Precipitations
(mm)
Wet daysRating
Chania39151218012
Iraklio (Heraklion)311163209012
Rethymnon310141259013

Crete (kriti): Climate & Weather



The Mediterranean climate provides fairly high temperatures although a little cooler than mainland Greece because of the wind and sea breezes. Winter is rather mild especially along the coast, colder inside the country with more frequent rain on the northern coast and snow in the mountains between November and April.
The southern coast is the warmest and driest. The wind can blow hard during July and August on the south coast. The best time to visit the island is during the spring and autumn seasons, firstly because of the perfect weather conditions, secondly because there are fewer visitors.
 

Crete (kriti): Map


Crete (kriti) : map





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