Useful Information

July is the hottest month in Chania with an average temperature of 26°C (79°F) and the coldest is January at 11°C (52°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 12 in August. The wettest month is January with an average of 142mm of rain. The best month to swim in the sea is in August when the average sea temperature is 25°C (77°F).

Population of Chania


Official Language

Greek – but most Greeks speak English


The vast majority of the local population is Greek Orthodox



Telephone Code for Greece

+ 30


Chania General Hospital St. George +30 28210 22000 & +30 28213 42000 | Address: Mournies Chanion
Marine Hospital of Crete: +30 28210 82538 | Address: Souda Chania

Banks & Post Offices

Post of Chania, Tel.: +30 28210 28444 | Address: Peridou 10 Street
ELTA courier service Chania, telephone center: +30 28210 74047 | Address: 105-107 Kissamou Street