What's the Weather Like in Heraklion in June
June is a prime summer month in Heraklion, Crete, with a glorious average temperature of 23°C which is the second highest in the year alongside September. With the average temperature being so warm, it is a great month to enjoy visiting the beautiful palace ruins, local beaches and the stunning wineries. During this summer month, you can experience high temperatures of up to 27°C which is also the second highest in the year. In the evening temperatures will drop to an average of 19°C which is still mild.
As well as having very warm weather, the average monthly rainfall in June is just 10mm falling over an average of 1 day which is the lowest in the year along with the other summer months of July, August and September which also have an average rainfall of 10mm falling over an average of 0 to 2 days.
During the month, you'll get an average of 12 hours of sunshine per day which is the most in the year along with July, so there is plenty of time to get out and about and Heraklion is certainly a popular summer destination.
If you love to swim in the sea when on holiday then you'll pleased to hear the average sea temperature during June is a warm 23°C which is 3°C higher than the month before, but still not at the annual peak. Nonetheless it is a warm temperature to swim in and so swimming in the sea can be enjoyed by all, even those that tend to feel the cold more. Now is the time to really start enjoying long hours of summer sunshine, warm, sand and sea!
Hotels in Heraklion in June
If you're looking for a good budget hotel then try the Park Hotel which is a 2 star hotel located just 250 yards from Amoudara Beach. It has just 40 rooms in total in a range of double rooms, twin rooms, quadruple rooms and single rooms which all have air conditioning, TV and balcony. Facilities at the hotel include a fitness centre, free Wi-Fi, free parking and an outdoor pool. It is mostly popular with couple and is a must stay when visiting this popular holiday destination.
Capsis Astoria Heraklion Hotel
If it is luxury you're after then we recommend staying at the Capsis Astoria Heraklion Hotel which is a 4 star hotel located next to the Archaeological Museum. It has 131 rooms available with a mix of superior double rooms, superior triple rooms, executive double rooms, superior single rooms and more which all have air conditioning, soundproofing, free Wi-Fi and an in-room safe. Facilities at the hotel include massages, free bicycle hire, restaurant and bar. It has received a Certificate of Excellence and is popular among couples. It comes highly recommended for its great location, excellent service and extreme cleanliness.
Latio Botique Hotel
One of the most popular places to stay is the Latio Boutique Hotel which is a 3 star hotel located opposite the old city harbour. It has 79 rooms available including standard rooms, superior rooms, family rooms and junior suites which all have air conditioning, soundproofing, free Wi-Fi and minibar. There are plenty of activities to do at the hotel including a fitness centre, massages, hammam, and spa and wellness centre. It has received a Certificate of Excellence and is mostly popular with couples holidaying. It is a very lovely hotel with equally lovely staff.
Hit the Beach
With the glorious weather in June, it is the perfect time to hit the beach. One of the best beaches to visit is the Matala beach which is a long sandy beach. It has a huge car park, clean bathrooms where you can change and some great places around for when you're feeling hungry after all that swimming.
Bars and Restaurants
If you love to eat the local cuisine when on holiday then we recommend eating at Peskesi which is a Greek and Mediterranean restaurant. You can enjoy a very delicious meal or just visit to enjoy some relaxing drinks in a great atmosphere. The service is excellent and the food is very traditional and tasty. If you're after a bit of nightlife then get yourself over to Guernica which is a great bar with great staff. It has been a favourite for years and has music for all ages which is what makes it so popular.
Things to Do in Heraklion in June
Historical Museum of Crete
If you love to find out the history of a destination and want to get out of the midday sun then head to the Historical Museum of Crete which is a lovely museum filled with cultural value. You will get a true feel of the historic life through the ages and is well worth a visit, especially for history buffs.
If you love all things wine then you need to spend a day at the Winery Stilianou which is certainly worth the drive. There are good directional signs on the way so you will easily be able to find your way there. The owner is truly friendly and will give you a good tour of the winery and let you try some of his splendid wines and olive oils.