Heraklion Sea Temperature

(Today) 2024

16.7°C / 62.1°F

The water will feel medium. The water will feel a bit chilly in just bathers / swimming costume. If you plan on wearing a wetsuit 4/3mm should be thick enough.

Current weather

13°C / 56°F
(scattered clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
10 mph
Humidity
80%

The measurements for the water temperature in Heraklion are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Heraklion water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Heraklion average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Heraklion
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 15.5 15.1 15.5 15.4 17.4 20.9 23.7 24.3 23.9 20.8 18.3 15.9
Max °C 18.1 17.4 17.4 18.5 21.2 24.7 27.1 27.5 26.1 24.9 21.9 19.7
Min °F 60.9 60.1 60.6 60.9 64.8 71.1 76 77 75.9 71 66.4 62.1
Max °F 63.5 62.4 62.5 64 68.6 74.9 79.4 80.2 78.1 75.1 70 65.9

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 78.6°F / 25.9°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 61.2°F / 16.2°C.