Heraklion Weather May
Heraklion is situated in Mediterranean climate zone that typically has warm or hot summer with mild rains and soft but rainy winter.
To help you choose the best time to travel, you can find climate data below on the weather in Heraklion in May.
|average daily high||+23.5°C|
|average daily low||+15°C|
|sunny / overcast hours||9.7 / 4.8|
|average monthly precipitation||24 mm|
The best weather conditions for the beach leisure in Heraklion are typically June, July, August, September. Best season with the soft weather for the sightseeing and long walks are April, May, October, November.
Temperature in Heraklion
In May the average daily maximum in Heraklion is +23.5°C, and the minimum +15°C.
The hottest May day on record is +38°C, and the coldest +8°C.
Best beach resorts in May:
There are 14.5 hours of daylight in Heraklion in May. Out of these, on average 9.7 are sunny, which means there is quite a lot of sun.
The average monthly temperature in the Mediterranean Sea on the beaches of Heraklion in May is +19°C.
The water is warm enough for most people to bathe in, however a majority would still consider it too cool.
The amount of precipitation in Heraklion in May is usually 24 mm, a negligible amount.