flag Heraklion, Average Weather July

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July daily averages


July daily averages for Heraklion

  • 1st
    25 77
  • 2nd
    25 77
  • 3rd
    25 77
  • 4th
    25 77
  • 5th
    25 77
  • 6th
    26 79
  • 7th
    25 77
  • 8th
    26 79
  • 9th
    26 79
  • 10th
    26 79
  • 11th
    26 79
  • 12th
    26 79
  • 13th
    26 79
  • 14th
    26 79
  • 15th
    26 79
  • 16th
    26 79
  • 17th
    26 79
  • 18th
    26 79
  • 19th
    26 79
  • 20th
    26 79
  • 21st
    26 79
  • 22nd
    26 79
  • 23rd
    26 79
  • 24th
    26 79
  • 25th
    26 79
  • 26th
    26 79
  • 27th
    26 79
  • 28th
    26 79
  • 29th
    26 79
  • 30th
    26 79
  • 31st
    26 79

What's the Weather Like in Heraklion in July


July is the height of summer in Crete and the average temperature is a very warm 25°C which is the highest in the year along with August. During this summer month, you may experience high temperatures of up to 28°C which is the highest temperatures of the year, so make sure you pack some sun-lotion! At night the temperatures will lower to around 22°C which is still very warm.


As well as boasting gloriously warm weather, the average monthly rainfall in July is just 10mm falling over an average of 0 days which is the lowest in the year along with the other dry summer months.


During the month, you will get an average of 12 hours of sunshine which is the highest in the year tied with June. Thanks to plenty of heat and sun and no risk of rain you will be able to spend many days around the pool or at the beach.

Sea Temperature

If you love to hit the beach when on holiday you will be pleased to know that the average sea temperature during July is a warm 25°C which is the second highest in the year along with September it will peak in August. This temperature can be enjoyed by all, even those that normally easily feel the cold when swimming.


The chance of there being a windy day during the month is 45% which is a lot higher than the month before when it is 28% but the same as the month after with it is also 45% so this is a good time to try some water-sports. 

Hotels in Heraklion in July

Kri Kri Village Holiday Apartments

If you're on a tight budget and looking for somewhere cheap and cheerful to stay then we recommend booking a stay at the Kri Kri Village Holiday Apartments which is a 2 star hotel popular with families. It is popular because of its value for money and very relaxing atmosphere. It has 52 apartments available with a mix of studio apartments and one bedroom apartments which all have air conditioning, TV, kitchenette and dining area. There are also plenty of things to do at the hotel including fishing, cycling, a library and karaoke to enjoy.

GDM Megaron Hotel

If it is luxury you want then we recommend the GDM Megaron Hotel which is a 5 star hotel which has received a Certificate of Excellence. This hotel is extremely popular with couples because of its great location, stunning rooms, excellent service and value for money. If the hotel isn't fully booked upon arrival, they are more than happy to give you a complimentary room upgrade. There are a total of 58 rooms available with a range from executive double rooms, junior double suites, luxury double rooms and presidential double rooms which all have a flat screen TV, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and satellite channels. The hotel offers activities such as a sauna, massages, hammam and fitness centre, plus more.

Galaxy Hotel Iraklio

One of the most popular hotels to stay in Heraklion is the Galaxy Hotel Iraklio which is a 5 star hotel located just a 10 minute walk away from the city centre. It has received a Certificate of Excellence and is mostly popular with couples. It is popular for its well-kept rooms, excellent service and cleanliness as well as being modern and comfortable. There are 127 rooms in total with a mix of superior double rooms, executive double rooms, superior triple rooms and executive suites which all have a flat screen TV, air conditioning, soundproofing and free Wi-Fi. You will find activities at the hotel including a fitness centre, massages, hammam, and spa and wellness centre.

Hit the Beach

Ammoudara Beach

With July seeing some of the highest sea temperatures of the year, it is a good time to hit the beach. A great beach to visit is the Ammoudara Beach which has beautiful sand and blue waters, but can be a touch windy at times nothing that will stop you enjoying your day though.

Bars and Restaurants


If you love to try the local cuisine when on holiday then go and eat at the Kastella restaurant which is  Greek restaurant located right on the waterfront. The food is super delicious and the staff are friendly ensuring it comes highly recommended from holidaymakers.

Cooking With Love

Another fabulous Greek restaurant in Heraklion is the Cooking With Love restaurant where you will get a very friendly welcome. You will certainly get value for money as the portions are enormous and are beautifully home cooked.

Things to Do in Heraklion in July

Heraklion Archaeological Museum

If the heat is too much during the middle of the day then head to the cultural Heraklion Archaeological Museum which is located in the city centre. This museum was closed for 8 years while renovating and raising money to reopen and it is now a very interesting museum with many artefacts to wander.

Lyrarakis Winery

If you love a glass of wine then why not head to the lovely Lyrarakis Winery which is an absolute must visit. As well as the wine, you can enjoy the cultural and beautiful scenery that surrounds this popular place. You will get an extremely informative tour by friendly and welcoming tour guides and learn everything there is to know about wine, perhaps with some tasting too!

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