Greece
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Greece

To go to Greece, the best time to visit is April through November. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. In Greece, July is the warmest month with 31°C and the most cold month is 12°C in January.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather by month in Greece, the monthly temperatures or when the precipitation is the highest. Average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate 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

Weather data from: Crete

Climate 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

Weather data from: Rhodes

Climate 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

Weather data from: Lesbos

Climate 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

Weather data from: Athens




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Climate Greece

Click on a region of Greece to view the climate:

Climate South Greece (Crete) by month

South Greece has a mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. 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

Weather data from: Crete

Climate Southeast Greece (Rhodes) by month

Southeast Greece has a mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. 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

Weather data from: Rhodes

Climate Northeast Greece (Lesbos) by month

Northeast Greece has a mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. 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

Weather data from: Lesbos

Climate Central Greece (Athens) by month

Central Greece has a mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. 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

Weather data from: Athens


Greece weather by month

What is the average Greece weather like in a given month? 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.

Greece weather

The weather for Greece over the next 14 days will be 15°C till 18° 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 in Athens.

5-day weather forecast Greece

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Wednesday
7 december
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15°C
12°C
3.9 mm
4 m/s
Thursday
8 december
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17°C
13°C
1.6 mm
3 m/s
Friday
9 december
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18°C
13°C
0 mm
3 m/s
Saturday
10 december
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18°C
15°C
0 mm
4 m/s
Sunday
11 december
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18°C
15°C
5.7 mm
11 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Greece


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Greece?

Greece lies in a straight line about 9,756 km from Philippines (Manila → Athens).

How long is the flight to Greece?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Greece is approximately 13 h. 30 min.

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What are the largest airports in Greece?

These are the largest airports in Greece:

  • Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH) in Athens
  • Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport (SKG) in Thessaloniki
  • Ioannina Airport (IOA) in Ioánnina
  • Alexander the Great International Airport (KVA) in Kavála
  • Kalamata Airport (KLX) in Kalamáta
  • Filippos Airport (KZI) in Kozáni
  • Dimokritos Airport (AXD)
  • Kefallinia Airport (EFL)
  • Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport (CFU)
  • Aktion National Airport (PVK)

Airports on the well-known islands of Greece:

  • Crete
    Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) in Heraklion
  • Lesbos
    Mytilene International Airport (MJT) in Mytilene
  • Crete
    Chania International Airport (CHQ) in Soúda
  • Chios
    Chios Island National Airport (JKH) in Chíos
  • Kos
    Kos Airport (KGS) in Kos (city)
  • Karpathos
    Karpathos Airport (AOK) in Karpathos (city)
  • Mykonos
    Mikonos Airport (JMK) in Mykonos (city)
  • Skiathos
    Skiathos Island National Airport (JSI) in Skiathos (city)
  • Samos
    Samos Airport (SMI) in Sámos
  • Santorini
    Santorini Airport (JTR) in Kamári

How many inhabitants does Greece have?

Greece has 10,768,193 inhabitants.

How big is Greece?

The surface area of Greece is 131,940 km². It is 2,5x smaller than Philippines.

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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 7 December 2022

  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.017 Euro
  • 1 Euro = 57.35 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 1.74 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 5,734.54 Philippine piso

What is the area code of Greece?

The area code to call Greece is +30.