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Best place for vacation: Heraklion or Rethymno?

Choosing between Heraklion and Rethymno? Check weather condition for both resorts to understand which one is better for you.
Please check current weather condition and two weeks weather forecast.
  Heraklion   Rethymno
Current weather
Day air temperature 80.7°F 80.4°F
Night air temperature 73.8°F 73.9°F
Cloudiness 2.8% 3.6%
Sea water temperature * 77.7°F 78.4°F
Rainy days / Precipitation total 0 days 0 days
Sunny hours ** 15 h. 8 min. 15 h. 0 min.
7 days forecast 7 days forecast
* Sea water temperature values are collected within last 24 hours.
** Sunny hours are calculated based on the average daily number of hours while sunlight can reach the ground. It depends on day length and cloudiness during the day.
What is the best time for you vacation?
You can compare air temperature, sea water temperature and precipitations for selected resorts at charts below. Values are calculated based on the data for the last three years.

Monthly air temperature, °F

Air temperature:
Day
Night

Monthly sea water temperature, °F

Monthly precipitation totals, in

So what is the best time for vacation in Heraklion or Rethymno?
Please check table below to find warmest and sunniest resorts that are good for swimming and sunbathing.

Heraklion

Sunniest months:
July 30 days
August 30 days
June 27 days
Warmest months:
August 85.8 °F
July 85.7 °F
September 81.8 °F
Warmest sea temp:
August 79.6 °F
July 78.3 °F
September 77.9 °F
Rainiest months:
December 4 days
January 4 days
February 3 days

Rethymno

Sunniest months:
July 30 days
August 30 days
June 28 days
Warmest months:
August 85.4 °F
July 85.1 °F
September 81.7 °F
Warmest sea temp:
August 80.1 °F
July 78.8 °F
September 78.3 °F
Rainiest months:
January 4 days
December 4 days
February 3 days
Units of measurement: °C / °F