Hersonissos Weather February Averages, Greece

    • Temperature Temperature 11°C 52°F
    • High Temperature High Temperature 14°C 57°F
    • Low Temperature Low Temperature 8°C 46°F
    • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 5 hours
    • Rainfall Rainfall 120 mm
    • Rainfall Days Rainfall Days 10 days
    • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 16°C 61°F

    Hersonissos Weather for February 2022

    Weather Lowdown

    The weather in February is not much of an improvement on January, but the length of the days is gradually increasing by about an hour a day, as winter moves towards spring. The average temperature at this time of year is 11°C, while the average high and low temperatures range from 14°C during the day to a cold 8°C at night. Temperatures have been known to get as high as 26°C in this month, but have also dropped down to °°C at their coldest on record. Temperatures do not usually vary too much over the course of this month and are similar to those seen at Naples in Italy.

    Cloud cover is decreasing throughout the month, from 7°% to 65% later in the month. This is still a wet time of the year, and average rainfall is 12°mm that falls over 1° days throughout the month. It is important to plan for wet weather days when visiting in this month and make sure a jacket is handy for cold and wet days or evenings when eating out. The probability of rain falling in February is around 4°-5°% on most days, although it is less likely to occur at the end of the month than at the beginning. The rain is more likely to be moderately heavy, although light rain or the occasional thunderstorm might be experienced.

    Humidity at this time of year varies from 5°% to 85%, which is quite humid, and the climate is generally becoming drier later in the month. The wind is light and range from ° m/s to 9 m/s, fresh breeze, but may occasionally get to 14 m/s which is a strong wind. There are only about 7 hours of sun each day in this month, despite the days getting longer. The sun rises at the start of the month at around 7.2°am and sets at 5.45pm. Sea temperatures are their coldest now at an average of 16°C, so swimming is not advisable. For visitors wanting to get involved in water sports, summer is a better time to visit this resort, so plan a trip in July or August. For those visiting the area soon, have a look at the forecast to help plan your holiday.

    Where to Stay

    For budget-friendly accommodation in cooler February, go to Smartline Infinity Blue hotel in the town of Hersonissos. This hotel has a seasonal outdoor pool, views of the sea, an activities room, and an on-site restaurant and bar. In a central location, there is a supermarket nearby as well as other amenities and plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from. There is free wifi on offer, and bike and car hire from the 24-hour reception.

    Located in the town, Dorian Hotel Apartments are the ideal place to stay during winter. Located 5°m from the beach, these self-catering apartments have a kitchenette with fridge and cooking facilities, a balcony with sea or town views, and free wifi throughout. There is plenty to do in the nearby area, with shops, bars and restaurants within easy walking distance.

    For a fantastic villa in the town, 2km inland from the beach, the Danae Villas enjoy an elevated position overlooking Limenas Hersonissou. This is a complex of four modern villas, each with a private swimming pool and furnished sun terrace. Each unit consists of a fully equipped kitchen, dining room and lounge and have a washing machine and dishwasher. Located close to restaurants, bars, markets, and a golf club 5km away, there are plenty of activities nearby to keep everyone entertained.

    Things to do

    If the February days are dry and not too cold, an excursion to Knossos is an educational and fascinating look into ancient Greek history. Located not far from Heraklion, this bronze age archaeological site is considered to be Europe's oldest city. Get here early in the day to beat the crowds and allow a few hours to explore these ancient ruins. Guided tours are available, as well as a café on-site for a rest after exploring this interesting site.

    Treat yourself to a relaxing and pampering day at the spa and enjoy a massage, facial or one of the many services on offer either alone or with a friend or partner. Have a swim in the indoor pool while at this spa, or just spend time relaxing and soaking up the peaceful surroundings and enjoying a healthy, refreshing drink.

    Restaurants and Nightlife

    For a traditional Greek dining experience, go to Zachos Taverna in the Old town in Hersonissos. This is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed lunch or dinner in the colder February days, after exploring the town. The food is excellent and the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, with dishes such as fish, mezzes, meat and deserts on the menu.

    For a romantic Valentines evening meal with your partner, go to Oniro restaurant at Koutouloufari. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this quality restaurant serves beautifully prepared food with friendly service in a romantic setting. Views from the rear of restaurant are over the harbour, and the ambience inside is traditional Greek. Choose from seafood, fish, meats or vegetarian dishes and enjoy a glass of beer or wine to compliment your meal.

    For a fun night out, head to YOLO bar, with a lively atmosphere, high end drinks and great service. This small, intimate bar is the perfect place to go with friends, where the drinks are top quality and the music is not too loud. Try the cocktails, especially the mojitos that this bar is famous for. Open late, this informal bar is a place to make new friends while having a few late night drinks.

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