The best times to visit Chania Town for ideal weather are

March 19th to June 10th

or

September 17th to December 9th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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Weather in Chania Town

Temperature

Average temperatures in Chania Town vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 55th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Chania Town, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 90.2°F (32.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73°F (22.8°C) at night.

Chania Town Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Chania Town Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Chania Town Perceived Temperature (F)

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Chania Town Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Chania Town Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan58.852.746.9
Feb58.952.646.5
Mar63.456.249.3
Apr69.161.253.7
May76.968.360.2
Jun84.67667.5
Jul89.180.471.8
Aug88.880.272.2
Sep83.174.967.8
Oct74.867.561.2
Nov6861.355.5
Dec61.455.449.8

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan14.911.58.3
Feb14.911.48.1
Mar17.413.49.6
Apr20.616.212.1
May24.920.215.7
Jun29.224.419.7
Jul31.726.922.1
Aug31.626.822.3
Sep28.423.819.9
Oct23.819.716.2
Nov2016.313.1
Dec16.3139.9


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Chania Town are July, June, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid June. For example, on the week of June 11th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid February with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 12th.

When can you find snow in Chania Town? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Chania Town is often around around December 3rd when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Chania Town.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Chania Town (in).

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan30%05.4
Feb34%04.4
Mar15%0.42
Apr10%01.1
May4%01
Jun0%00.1
Jul0%00
Aug1%00.1
Sep5%00.6
Oct14%22.5
Nov16%02.8
Dec27%3.55.2

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan30013.7
Feb34011.2
Mar1515.1
Apr1002.8
May402.5
Jun000.3
Jul000
Aug100.3
Sep501.5
Oct145.16.4
Nov1607.1
Dec278.913.2

 

Humidity and Wind

Chania Town has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (45.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (69%).

Wind in Chania Town is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and April. February’s average wind speed of around 8.1 knots (9.4 MPH or 15.1 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January where average top sustained speeds reach 17.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Chania Town.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan7.2Gentle breeze15.2Significant breeze
Feb8.1Gentle breeze16.6Significant breeze
Mar8Gentle breeze16.1Significant breeze
Apr7.7Gentle breeze15.4Significant breeze
May7.4Gentle breeze14.5Significant breeze
Jun7.5Gentle breeze14.6Significant breeze
Jul7Gentle breeze14.1Significant breeze
Aug6.1Light breeze13Significant breeze
Sep6.3Light breeze13.5Significant breeze
Oct6Light breeze13.1Significant breeze
Nov5.5Light breeze12.4Significant breeze
Dec6.5Light breeze14.4Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan67.7%
Feb65.8%
Mar60.9%
Apr55.3%
May53.5%
Jun47.8%
Jul45.4%
Aug49.6%
Sep57.4%
Oct63.6%
Nov67.1%
Dec69%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Chania Town?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Greece; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Chania Town, Greece is June, followed by February and July. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Chania Town in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 50.9 in November means 50.9% of the tourists vs. June.


Overall Chania Town Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 80.1°F (26.7°C) and 60.9°F (16.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Chania Town, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85.7°F (29.8°C) and 66.5°F (19.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Chania Town to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 63.7°F (17.6°C) and 57.7°F (14.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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