Weather temperatures for cities and islands throughout Greece

 Average annual temperatures for cities and islands throughout Greece are listed below.

The table give the average per month temperatures in Celsius for big cities and most famous islands based on weather data collected over several decades and vary considerably from region to region.

Weather average air
temperatures in
°C

 

Athens  Thessaloniki
Crete  Rhodes 
January 10.2 5.0 12.1 11.8
February 10.6 6.6 12.2 12.0
March 12.3 9.7 13.5 13.6
April 16.0 14.2 16.6 16.6
May 20.6 19.4 20.2 20.5
June 25.1 24.2 24.3 24.7
July 27.9 26.5 26.1 26.9
August 27.8 25.9 26.0 27.0
September 24.2 21.7 23.4 24.6
October 19.5 16.1 20.0 20.7
November 15.5 11.0 16.7 16.5
December 12.0 6.8 13.7 13.3

Greece is generally a mountainous country and the weather is perfect to the Greek islands during May-June and September-October this is the best time to visit the most famous islands of Greece like Mykonos, Santorini, Paros, Lefkada, Zakynthos, Corfu, Rhodes and Crete. July and August are the hottest months of the year and is the time most people come to Greece for their holidays. Traveling to Greece in July or August plan to go to the popular Cycladic islands of Mykonos, Santorini, Naxos, Syros, Ios and Paros but make sure to book hotels and ferries in advance.

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