Weather in Greece

The weather in Greece  is very mind in general, a usual winter temperature is 8 Celsious about 44 Fahreneit and the temperature in the summer is usual about 35 Celsious or 93 Fahreneit.Bear in mind that if you see some minus celsius temperatures and low fahreneit ones or high temperatures in the summer (in the tables below) these are the minimums and maximum temperatures for a period of 20 years it doesn't mean that it always gets that hot or cold.
       Greece has a number of climatic regions, as far as concerns the weather, that each one displays similar characteristics. There is the Attica region which includes Athens and the nearby areas. Also the Cyclades region which gives fairly the same weather in Mykonos, Santorini, Paros, Naxos,Ios, Andros, Tinos,Syros, Kea , Kythnos, Milos,Sifnos,Amorgos. Futhernore the Dodecanese region which gives fairly the same weather in Rhodes, Kos, Kalymnos, Karpathos, Patmos ,Astypalea, Nisyros,Tilos. The NorthEaster Aegean island region which gives the same weather in Thessaloniki, Pelion, Lemnos, Chios, Samos , Lesvos, Chalkidiki, Skiathos, Skopelos. The Ionian islands weather which includes (Kerkyra), Zante (zakynthos), Lefkada, Kefalonia, Ithaka. Finally Crete region which gives the same weather in areas like Heraklion, Chania,Sitia, Ierapetra, Agios Nikolaos,Rethymno. Below you can find minimum and maximum temperatures in order to help you plan your trip. Mid July to August is high season and the weather gets hot enough. More pleasant months if you cant stand the heat are Mid may to end of Jun as well as September and October with warm and pleasant climate.

 

CYCLADES AVERAGE TEMPERATURES IN CELSIUS AND FAHRENHEIT

Weather in Cyclades islands applies to Mykonos, Santorini, Paros, Naxos,Ios, Andros, Tinos,Syros, Kea , Kythnos, Milos,Sifnos,Amorgos etc.

Unit JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Highest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °C  22 22 25 28  34  33  35  33  32 35 28 23
Lowest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °C  2  0  2 7 8 13 17 17  14  10  6  3
Highest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °F  71  71  77  84  93  91  95  93  91  95  84  73
Lowest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °F  36  33  37  46  48  55  62  64  57  50  43  37

 

DODECANESE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES IN CELSIUS AND FAHRENHEIT

Weather in Dodecanese applies to Rhodes, Kos, Kalymnos, Karpathos, Patmos ,Astypalea, Nisyros,Tilos etc.

Unit JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Highest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °C  20 21 27 27 32 35 38 37 35 32 28 21
Lowest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °C  0  -2  1  7  10  12  17  16  13  11  2  0
Highest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °F  68  69  80  82  91  95  102  100  95  91  84  69
Lowest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °F  32  28  35  44  50  55  62  60  57  51  37  32

 

ATTICA (ATHENS) AVERAGE TEMPERATURES IN CELSIUS AND FAHRENHEIT

Unit JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Highest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °C  21 22 25 27 33 37 42 40 37 33 26 20
Lowest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °C  -2  -3  -2  3  7  12  16  10  12  2  0  0
Highest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
  °F  69  71  77  82  91  100  107  104  98  93  78  68
Lowest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °F  28  24  28  39  46  55  60  50  55  37  32  32

 

CRETE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES IN CELSIUS AND FAHRENHEIT

Weather in Crete applies to Heraklion, Chania,Sitia, Ierapetra, Agios Nikolaos,Rethymno etc.

Unit JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Highest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °C  26 26  30 37 37 42 41 41 37 37 35  27
Lowest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °C  0  -2  -1  4  3  11  12  16  11  7  2  1
Highest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °F  78  80  86  98  98  105  105  105  100  100  95  80
Lowest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °F  32  28  30  39  39  51  55  60  51  46  37  34

 

IONIAN ISLAND AVERAGE TEMPERATURES IN CELSIUS AND FAHRENHEIT

Weather in Ionian islands applies to Corfu (Kerkyra), Zan-te (zakynthos), Lefkada, Kefalonia, Ithaka etc.

Unit JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Highest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °C  20 22 25 27 32 35 42 40 37 32 25 22
Lowest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °C  -3  -8  -2  2  5  11  11  12  7  5  -2  -2
Highest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °F  68  71  77  82  91  96  104  104  98  91  77  73
Lowest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °F  24  16  26  37  41  51  53  53  46  41  28  26

 

NORTHEASTERN AEGEAN ISLANDS (PLUS CHALKIDIKI&PELION) IN CELSIUS & FAHRENHEIT

Weather in NE Aegean applies to Thessaloniki, Pelion, Lemnos, Chios, Samos , Lesvos, Chalkidiki, Skiathos, Skopelos

Unit JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Highest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °C  18 21 27 28 33 39 38 37 35 33 25 20
Lowest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °C  -2  -2  -1  0  5  11  13  17  12  7  2  0
Highest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °F  66  69  82  82  93  102  102  98  95  93  77  68
Lowest recorded temperature
(over 21 years)
 °F  26  28  30  32  41  51  57  62  53  44  36  32