Greece
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Greece

The best time to visit in Greece is from May until October, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Greece is 27°C in July and the lowest is 14°C in January.

Greece has the mediterranean climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Greece or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather South Greece by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 14 15 16 18 21 24 27 27 26 22 19 16
Precipitation (mm) 27 30 12 8 7 2 0 1 6 15 16 26

Climate data from city: Crete

Average weather Southeast Greece by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 15 16 17 19 22 26 28 29 27 23 20 17
Precipitation (mm) 148 75 51 25 18 5 1 1 15 57 81 103

Climate data from city: Rhodes

Average weather Northeast Greece by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 11 12 14 17 21 25 28 29 26 21 17 13
Precipitation (mm) 94 55 35 24 21 14 2 1 12 43 44 51

Climate data from city: Lesbos

Average weather Central Greece by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 12 14 16 19 24 28 31 31 27 22 18 14
Water temperature (°C) 17 16 16 18 21 24 28 28 26 25 21 18
Precipitation (mm) 46 38 28 18 19 16 4 3 20 37 25 44

Climate data from city: Athens




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14 day weather forecast Greece

The weather for Greece will be 11° till 10° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Greece is based on the weather conditions in the city of Athens.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Saturday
29 january
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7°C
3°C
7.0 mm
80%
2 Bft
NO
1
Sunday
30 january
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11°C
5°C
0.8 mm
30%
3 Bft
NNO
1
Monday
31 january
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13°C
3°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
OZO
1
Tuesday
1 february
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14°C
7°C
3.8 mm
65%
4 Bft
Z
1
Wednesday
2 february
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14°C
8°C
5.9 mm
75%
2 Bft
O
1
Thursday
3 february
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12°C
7°C
0.1 mm
20%
5 Bft
Z
1
Friday
4 february
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11°C
4°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WZW
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Saturday
5 february
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13°C
6°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
WZW
1
Sunday
6 february
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15°C
8°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZZW
1
Monday
7 february
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15°C
10°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
Z
1
Tuesday
8 february
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17°C
11°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
NNO
1
Wednesday
9 february
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15°C
8°C
0.1 mm
20%
1 Bft
Z
1
Thursday
10 february
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9°C
6°C
0.2 mm
10%
3 Bft
NNO
1
Friday
11 february
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10°C
4°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
NNO
1

Climate Greece

Click on a region of Greece to view the climate:

Climate table of South Greece (Crete)

South Greece has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for South Greece is 20° degrees and there is about 149 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 268 days a year with an average humidity of 69% and an UV-index of 5.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 14 15 16 18 21 24 27 27 26 22 19 16
Night temp. (°C) 12 12 13 15 19 22 24 25 23 20 17 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 27 30 12 8 7 2 0 1 6 15 16 26
Days with rain 11 10 8 6 4 1 1 - 4 8 7 13
Dry days 20 18 23 24 27 29 30 31 26 23 23 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 8 9 11 12 12 12 12 10 7 7 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 4 4 5 5 6 6 7 7 6 5 5 4

Climate data from city: Crete

Climate table of Southeast Greece (Rhodes)

Southeast Greece has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Southeast Greece is 21° degrees and there is about 579 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 253 days a year with an average humidity of 66% and an UV-index of 5.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 15 16 17 19 22 26 28 29 27 23 20 17
Night temp. (°C) 13 14 15 17 20 23 26 27 25 22 19 15
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 148 75 51 25 18 5 1 1 15 57 81 103
Days with rain 16 14 11 9 7 3 1 1 3 7 8 15
Dry days 15 14 20 21 24 27 30 30 27 24 22 16
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 6 9 12 12 12 12 12 12 7 7 6
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 4 4 5 5 6 7 7 7 6 5 5 4

Climate data from city: Rhodes

Climate table of Northeast Greece (Lesbos)

Northeast Greece has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Northeast Greece is 20° degrees and there is about 395 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 242 days a year with an average humidity of 69% and an UV-index of 5.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 11 12 14 17 21 25 28 29 26 21 17 13
Night temp. (°C) 8 9 10 13 17 21 23 23 21 17 14 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 94 55 35 24 21 14 2 1 12 43 44 51
Days with rain 14 13 13 10 9 6 2 1 5 7 8 11
Days with snow 1 1 - - - - - - - - - -
Dry days 16 14 18 20 22 24 29 30 25 24 22 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 6 8 11 12 12 12 12 11 7 7 6
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 3 4
UV-index 3 3 4 5 6 6 7 6 6 4 4 3

Climate data from city: Lesbos

Climate table of Central Greece (Athens)

Central Greece has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Central Greece is 21° degrees and there is about 297 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 243 days a year with an average humidity of 64% and an UV-index of 5.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 12 14 16 19 24 28 31 31 27 22 18 14
Night temp. (°C) 8 8 10 12 17 21 24 24 21 17 13 9
Water temp. (°C) 17 16 16 18 21 24 28 28 26 25 21 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 46 38 28 18 19 16 4 3 20 37 25 44
Days with rain 11 11 11 9 9 6 3 1 8 9 9 10
Days with snow 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Dry days 19 17 20 21 22 24 28 30 22 22 21 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 7 8 11 12 12 12 12 10 7 6 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 3 4 4 5 6 7 7 7 6 4 4 2

Climate data from city: Athens

Greece weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Greece? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Greece?

Greece lies in a straight line about 5,165 km from India (New Delhi → Athens).

How long is the flight to Greece?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Greece is approximately 7 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Greece?

These are the largest airports in Greece:

  • Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport — Athens
  • Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport — Thessaloniki
  • Ioannina Airport — Ioánnina
  • Alexander the Great International Airport — Kavála
  • Kalamata Airport — Kalamáta
  • Filippos Airport — Kozáni

  • Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport — Crete
  • Mytilene International Airport — Lesbos
  • Chania International Airport — Crete
  • Santorini Airport — Santorini
  • Samos Airport — Samos
  • Skiathos Island National Airport — Skiathos
  • Chios Island National Airport — Chios
  • Mikonos Airport — Mykonos
  • Karpathos Airport — Karpathos
  • Kos Airport — Kos

How many inhabitants are there in Greece?

Greece has approximately 10,768,193 inhabitants.

How big is Greece?

The area of Greece is around 131,940 km². It is 25x smaller than India.

What is the capital of Greece?

The capital of Greece is Athens.

What is the currency of Greece?

In Greece the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 29 January 2022

  • 1 Indian rupee = 0.011 Euro
  • 1 Euro = 88.05 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 1.14 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 8,804.55 Indian rupee

What is the area code of Greece?

The area code to call Greece is +30.