Chania: April Weather Averages
|Sunshine Hours||8 hrs|
|Chance of Sunny Day||33 %|
|Chance of Rain||23 %|
|Chance of Cloudy Day||15 %|
|Chance of Windy Day||26 %|
Averages for Chania in April
The onset of the summer season is here and April weather in Chania is distinctively warm.
However, this is a month wherein the seasons are still changing so expect to experience unpredictable outbursts of rainfall and windy nights. This is why it is crucial that you still bring decent clothes that can keep you warm and dry during these sudden climatic conditions.
A bright sunny day in the city is certainly beautiful and can instantly make up for the dreary rainy days that you might experience.
This is the perfect month for you to start hiking and begin your nature tripping on the mountainous regions of the city. The average high peak temperature is at around 21°C or 70°F, while the lowest peak is at 12°C or 54°F.
These temperatures are considerably warmer compare to the first three months of the year making it possible for you to do a lot of things outside.
Estimated rainfall has an average of 6 days this month with an average rate of 6 hours of full sunshine per day. The water temperature would range about 17°C or 62°F while the humidity rate is at 68.3%. April has certainly more sun than rain and it is highly advisable that you start wearing some sunscreen lotion to protect your skin from the harsh UV rays of the sun.
There are several events that you might want to be aware of especially when you are interested in visiting this busy city at this month.
This is a Catholic city so religious festivities such as the Holy Week and Easter are taken seriously by the locals.
It is normal for the whole city to be quiet during Holy Week as people start to pray and flock at churches to commemorate the hardships of Jesus Christ. As Easter Sunday arrives, you will find a lot of big events that greatly involves food and parties. It is customary to crack red eggs against each other and whoever has the last unbroken egg will have good luck.For a 14 day forecast of Chania’s weather, click here.