Weather, climate and best time to go to Greece

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Greece

Best time to go to Greece

Best time to go to Greece

The best time to go to Greece is from march until december, in which you have a soft till hot temperature and barely till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Greece is 34° in july and the lowest is 13° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Greece or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Greece
  Max temp Precipchance Precip Snow days
Jan 13° 75 mm 1
Feb 15° 80 mm 1
Mar 17° 68 mm 0
Apr 21° 36 mm 0
May 26° 38 mm 0
Jun 30° 21 mm 0
Jul 34° 5 mm 0
Aug 34° 4 mm 0
Sep 30° 39 mm 0
Oct 24° 58 mm 0
Nov 20° 48 mm 0
Dec 16° 83 mm 0
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Greece? Go to the full climate information about Greece

Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Greece indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Greece.

Best warm months
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Climate Greece

Climate Greece

In Greece there are 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the humid subtropical climate and hot-summer mediterranean climate. The average annual temperature for Greece is 23° degrees and there is 556 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 218 days a year with an average humidity of 64% and an UV-index of 6.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Athene in Greece per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 13° 75 mm 15 1 15 3 3
Feb 15° 80 mm 14 1 13 3 4
Mar 17° 11° 68 mm 13 0 18 3 5
Apr 21° 14° 36 mm 10 0 20 3 6
May 26° 19° 38 mm 10 0 21 3 7
Jun 30° 23° 21 mm 7 0 23 3 7
Jul 34° 26° 5 mm 2 0 29 3 8
Aug 34° 26° 4 mm 2 0 29 3 8
Sep 30° 23° 39 mm 9 0 21 3 7
Oct 24° 18° 58 mm 11 0 20 3 5
Nov 20° 14° 48 mm 10 0 20 3 4
Dec 16° 10° 83 mm 13 0 18 3 3

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 13° in january in Greece and at least around 8° degrees. In january there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 75 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Greece and on average, it snows 1 day in january.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 15° in february in Greece and at least around 9° degrees. In february there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 80 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Greece and on average, it snows 1 day in february.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 17° in march in Greece and at least around 11° degrees. In march there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 68 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Greece.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 21° in april in Greece and at least around 14° degrees. In april there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Greece.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 26° in may in Greece and at least around 19° degrees. In may there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Greece.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 30° in june in Greece and at least around 23° degrees. In june there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Greece.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 34° in july in Greece and at least around 26° degrees. In july there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Greece.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 34° in august in Greece and at least around 26° degrees. In august there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Greece.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 30° in september in Greece and at least around 23° degrees. In september there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 39 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Greece.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 24° in october in Greece and at least around 18° degrees. In october there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 58 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Greece.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 20° in november in Greece and at least around 14° degrees. In november there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 48 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Greece.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 16° in december in Greece and at least around 10° degrees. In december there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 83 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Greece.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

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Weather statistics Greece

Weather statistics Greece

View all weather statistics from Greece per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Greece and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Greece

14 day weather forecast Greece

The weather for Athene in Greece will be 32° till 31° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week
  Tu21 Aug We22 Aug Th23 Aug Fr24 Aug Sa25 Aug Su26 Aug Mo27 Aug
  Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel Enkele wolken Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel
Max (°C) 31° 32° 32° 32° 33° 33° 34°
Min (°C) 21° 21° 22° 22° 24° 25° 25°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 10 10 10 9 10 9 9
Weather forecast next week
  Tu28 Aug We29 Aug Th30 Aug Fr31 Aug Sa1 Sep Su2 Sep Mo3 Sep
  Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel
Max (°C) 30° 30° 30° 31° 29° 31° 30°
Min (°C) 26° 23° 22° 24° 23° 22° 23°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 9 9 9 9 9 9 8
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About Greece

About Greece

Greece is in the continental part Europa and the capital is Athens. It is 131.940 km² with 13.676 km of coastline and has a population of 10.768.193. In terms of area, the country is 4,5x as big as United Kingdom. If you want to call Greece you have to use +30 or 0030 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +305012457809 or 00305012457809.


Greece is in a straight line at 2.391 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 3 hour and 45 min. If you are going to drive here by car, then the route is 3201 km from London to the capital city Athens and you are about 31 minutes and 40 minutes on your way without stops and delay..

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Islands Greece Time difference Greece

Time difference Greece

In Greece it is now 23:46 hour in the evening on tuesday 21 august 2018. That is 1 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Greece is Europe/Athens and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

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Vaccinations Greece

Vaccinations Greece

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Greece.

  • Rabiës
  • Tekenencefalitis
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Currency Greece

Currency Greece

In Greece the Europese Euro is used to pay.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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MasterCard Nearby
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Advertentie creditcard

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

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