The best times to visit Lasithi Plateau for ideal weather are

April 16th to July 15th

or

September 10th to December 2nd

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

 

 


Other Lasithi Plateau Travel Info

Weather in Lasithi Plateau

Temperature

Average temperatures in Lasithi Plateau vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 57th 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 Lasithi Plateau, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 88.6°F (31.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.9°F (21.6°C) at night.

Lasithi Plateau Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Lasithi Plateau 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.

Lasithi Plateau Perceived Temperature (F)

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Lasithi Plateau Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Lasithi Plateau 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 55.1 49 41.5
Feb 53.9 48.6 43
Mar 59.8 51.9 44
Apr 65.6 56.9 47.5
May 75.6 65.9 55.7
Jun 77.9 70.2 62.7
Jul 85.2 76.8 68.2
Aug 86.1 78.1 70.8
Sep 80.9 72.4 64.7
Oct 73.5 65.8 59.2
Nov 65.1 58.5 52.6
Dec 59.2 52.9 47

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 12.8 9.4 5.3
Feb 12.2 9.2 6.1
Mar 15.4 11.1 6.7
Apr 18.7 13.8 8.6
May 24.2 18.8 13.2
Jun 25.5 21.2 17.1
Jul 29.6 24.9 20.1
Aug 30.1 25.6 21.6
Sep 27.2 22.4 18.2
Oct 23.1 18.8 15.1
Nov 18.4 14.7 11.4
Dec 15.1 11.6 8.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lasithi Plateau are July, August, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid March. For example, on the week of March 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early January with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of January 1st.

When can you find snow in Lasithi Plateau? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Lasithi Plateau.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Lasithi Plateau (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 45% 0 11.5
Feb 39% 0 6.7
Mar 19% 0 2.1
Apr 7% 0 2.2
May 6% 0 1.2
Jun 10% 0 1.5
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 5% 0 1.2
Oct 11% 0 3.2
Nov 10% 0 0.8
Dec 12% 0 3.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 45 0 29.2
Feb 39 0 17
Mar 19 0 5.3
Apr 7 0 5.6
May 6 0 3
Jun 10 0 3.8
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 5 0 3
Oct 11 0 8.1
Nov 10 0 2
Dec 12 0 9.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Lasithi Plateau has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (39.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (66.3%).

Wind in Lasithi Plateau is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by January and April. February’s average wind speed of around 11.2 knots (12.8 MPH or 20.6 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 21.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Lasithi Plateau.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 9.8 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Feb 11.2 Significant breeze 17 Strong breeze
Mar 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Apr 8.6 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
May 5.2 Light breeze 9.2 Significant breeze
Jun 5.3 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 8.3 Gentle breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Aug 7.6 Gentle breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Sep 7 Gentle breeze 12 Significant breeze
Oct 7.3 Gentle breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Nov 6.6 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Dec 6.7 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.5%
Feb 62.5%
Mar 65.5%
Apr 49.5%
May 46%
Jun 51.8%
Jul 39.4%
Aug 44.7%
Sep 56%
Oct 62.1%
Nov 66.3%
Dec 66.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Lasithi Plateau?

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 Lasithi Plateau, Greece is June, followed by July and May. 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 Lasithi Plateau in October. 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 37.5 in October means 37.5% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Lasithi Plateau Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 79.6°F (26.4°C) and 55.1°F (12.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 6 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 comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Lasithi Plateau, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 86.6°F (30.3°C) and 62.4°F (16.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 3 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 Lasithi Plateau to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 62.7°F (17.1°C) and 46.7°F (8.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 14 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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