Crete weather

Our guide to the weather in Crete during June

25

Average high

6

UV Index

2mm

Month rainfall

23

Sea temperature

In June, Crete is blessed by balmy warm weather. The sea is warm enough for swimming all month, but the beaches aren't too busy. We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Crete, covering the last 12 years up to 2021, plus we've asked our team of travel bloggers for their first-hand experiences in order to answer the most frequently asked questions about Crete weather in June.

How warm is it in Crete during June?

The temperature is extremely stable in June with average highs of 25℃ and lows just 3℃ lower at 22℃. The UV index will be high at this time of year, so protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Try to limit exposure between 10am and 4pm. Apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every few hours, even if it's cloudy, or more frequently after sweating or swimming, and wear UV-blocking sunglasses too, and bear in mind that bright surfaces, such as sand and water increase UV exposure.

Does it rain in Crete during June?

On average, there will be 2 rainy days during the month, amounting to 2.4mm in total. That's almost nothing at all, therefore rain isn't something we think you need to consider. You're not likely to see a thunderstorm during your trip.

How warm is the sea in Crete during June?

The water temperature around Crete reaches a pleasant 23℃ during June. While generally considered warm, some people might find it a little on the cool side on entering the water.

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