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Climate & Weather in Greece

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In general, the climate in Greece is typically Mediterranean, with most of the country enjoying by hot and dry summers with a lot of sunshine, and mild and wet winters. Because of the geographical location and country's terrain there are some significant variations in the weather in different parts of Greece.

The dry, Mediterranean climate is characteristic for most of Attica, the Cyclades Islands, the Dodecanese Islands, the low lands of Crete, the Peloponnese (along the eastern and southern coast) and Evia. Winter weather in these parts of Greece is wet with only occasional snowfall in the mountainous areas. The mountainous regions of Greece experience cooler summers with more frequent rainfall and colder, icy and snowy winters. The weather in Western Greece, particularly in the coastal regions, is mild and humid with hot summers and temperate winters.

Weather Averages in Greece


Athens
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature
50°F
10°C
50°F
10°C
54°F
12°C
59°F
15°C
67°F
19°C
75°F
24°C
81°F
27°C
81°F
27°C
75°F
24°C
67°F
19°C
59°F
15°C
53°F
12°C
Average High Temperature
55°F
13°C
55°F
13°C
60°F
16°C
66°F
19°C
74°F
23°C
83°F
28°C
89°F
32°C
88°F
31°C
83°F
28°C
73°F
23°C
64°F
18°C
58°F
14°C
Average Low Temperature
44°F
C
44°F
C
47°F
C
52°F
11°C
60°F
16°C
67°F
19°C
73°F
23°C
72°F
22°C
67°F
19°C
60°F
16°C
53°F
12°C
47°F
C
Highest Recorded Temperature
70°F
21°C
72°F
22°C
77°F
25°C
82°F
28°C
92°F
33°C
100°F
38°C
108°F
42°C
104°F
40°C
99°F
37°C
93°F
34°C
79°F
26°C
68°F
20°C
Lowest Recorded Temperature
28°F
-2°C
25°F
-4°C
28°F
-2°C
39°F
C
46°F
C
55°F
13°C
61°F
16°C
50°F
10°C
55°F
13°C
37°F
C
32°F
C
32°F
C
Average Precipitation
2"
5cm
2"
5cm
2"
5cm
1"
3cm
1"
3cm
0"
0cm
0"
0cm
0"
0cm
0"
0cm
2"
5cm
2"
5cm
2"
5cm

Iraklion
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature
53°F
12°C
54°F
12°C
56°F
13°C
61°F
16°C
66°F
19°C
73°F
23°C
77°F
25°C
77°F
25°C
73°F
23°C
68°F
20°C
62°F
17°C
56°F
13°C
Average High Temperature
58°F
14°C
58°F
14°C
61°F
16°C
67°F
19°C
73°F
23°C
80°F
27°C
83°F
28°C
82°F
28°C
79°F
26°C
74°F
23°C
66°F
19°C
61°F
16°C
Average Low Temperature
48°F
C
48°F
C
50°F
10°C
54°F
12°C
59°F
15°C
66°F
19°C
72°F
22°C
71°F
22°C
67°F
19°C
62°F
17°C
56°F
13°C
51°F
11°C
Highest Recorded Temperature
74°F
23°C
79°F
26°C
84°F
29°C
95°F
35°C
100°F
38°C
106°F
41°C
104°F
40°C
100°F
38°C
103°F
39°C
99°F
37°C
86°F
30°C
75°F
24°C
Lowest Recorded Temperature
36°F
C
32°F
C
32°F
C
42°F
C
48°F
C
54°F
12°C
61°F
16°C
61°F
16°C
55°F
13°C
48°F
C
36°F
C
34°F
C
Average Precipitation
4"
10cm
3"
8cm
2"
5cm
1"
3cm
1"
3cm
0"
0cm
n/an/a1"
3cm
2"
5cm
3"
8cm
4"
10cm


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