Weather in Greece in may 2021

Below, check out the weather forecast for may for most popular cities in Greece. These forecasts are statistics for the month of may from weather reports for over 10 years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather indicated.

Weather details in may

In May, some regions of Greece are favored by an ideal climate while others experience episodes of cooler and wetter weather. Ending the winter season, the weather is getting closer to the summer and if it comes quickly on the Greek islands near the Mediterranean Sea, the weather is still quite cool on the Sporades. Either way, in this period the climate throughout May in Greece is favorable for a dream holiday.

May in Continental Greece in May

In Athens, all conditions are met to offer tourists an idyllic weather throughout May in Greece. Thanks to a morning temperature of around 18° C, the mornings are decorated with a comfortable warmth. Around noon, the temperature rises while remaining in a zone of comfort while the beginnings of evening are pleasant. All this is accompanied by a perfect sunshine for the whole day. Thessaloniki, although located on the mainland, does not have a favorable climate - but the mornings are still cool while the heat is accentuated in the middle of the day. Moreover, the eleven days with inclement weather force visitors to be wary of the weather.

May on the Ionian Islands

As in Thessaloniki, the island of Corfu knows fairly cool mornings and more comfortable days. The climate throughout May in Greece in this region would be ideal if the humidity was less present. Indeed, the month still knows ten days of precipitation. However, weather is often favorable thanks to the beautiful sunny days that leave the tourists the opportunity to appreciate the beauty of nature. Proper clothing and good preparation are essential to not be surprised by the bad weather that may disappoint anyone - even if the rains are minor.

May in the Cyclades

Like Mykono, the island of Lesbos and the Ionian Islands, the Cyclades are also penalized by a more marked humidity. However, apart from days with precipitation, temperatures are favorable from morning to evening. The mornings and the early evenings are very pleasant as well as is the warmth midday.

May in the Dodecanese

Athens, the island of Hydra, the island of Rhodes and those of the Dodecanese are all enjoying an ideal climate for all kinds of tourist activities. The weather is beautiful and just warm enough to allow tourists to have comfort in all situations.



Where to go in Greece in may?

Where to go in Greece in may: destination map

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Where should you go in Greece in may when it comes to the weather?

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The climate in Greece in may ranges from perfect to good depending on the region and city.

warning in may the weather is not the same depending on the city and regions of the country.

On the month of may the weather is perfect in Greece, however, only part of the territory is concerned, ie cities of Rhodes, Athens and Hydra Island. In these cities, these perfect weather conditions will allow you to live fully your holidays: the sun is guaranteed, it rains very little and the humidity is not too high. It is therefore the ideal month to visit these cities!

However, the weather is still good in the cities of Thessaloniki, Amorgos Island, Naxos, Paros, Sifnos, Santorini, Skiros island, Milos, Mykonos, Lesbos, Chios, Kalambaka, Olympia, Kalamata, Delphi, Greek islands of the Cyclades, Samos, Corfu Island and Kos. In these areas, temperatures are suitable and allow you enjoy the sun and sightseeing in good conditions.


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Climate in Greece in may

Climate in Athens in may

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Athens is 74°F (maximum temperature is 79°F and minimum temperature is 68°F). The climate quite pleasant in that locality in may. With barely 1.2in over 6 days, the rain will not be a problem throughout your holidays.
With ideal weather conditions, may is an advisable time to go in this locality.

May
Average temperature 74°F
Highest temperature 79°F
Lowest temperature 68°F
Sea temperature 66°F
Rainfall 1.2in
Number of days with rainfall 6 day(s)
(18%)
Humidity 63%
Daily sunshine hours 12
Cloud cover 18%
Length of day 14:13
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net perfect
more information about the climate in Athens in may

Climate in Corfu Island in may

In may, the mean temperature in Corfu Island is 68°F (maximum temperature is 72°F and minimum temperature is 65°F). The climate enjoyable around this city in may. With 2.4in over 9 days, rain may occur during your journey. But this is reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a good climate, the month of may is a good month to go in this city in Greece.

May
Average temperature 68°F
Highest temperature 72°F
Lowest temperature 65°F
Sea temperature 67°F
Rainfall 2.4in
Number of days with rainfall 9 day(s)
(28%)
Humidity 74%
Daily sunshine hours 12
Cloud cover 20%
Length of day 14:21
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Corfu Island in may

Climate in Kos in may

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 70°F and minimum temperature is 63°F (for an average temperature of 67°F). The climate quite nice in that area in this month. With 3.2in over 9 days, rain may occur during your holidays. But this is rather reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With a good climate, may is a recommended month to go in Kos in Greece.

May
Average temperature 67°F
Highest temperature 70°F
Lowest temperature 63°F
Sea temperature 68°F
Rainfall 3.2in
Number of days with rainfall 9 day(s)
(28%)
Humidity 77%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 20%
Length of day 14:08
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Kos in may

Climate in Hydra Island in may

In may, maximum temperature is 76°F and minimum temperature is 67°F (for an average temperature of 72°F). The climate pleasant around this city in the month of may. With about 1in over 5 days, rain may be scarce throughout your stay.
With a perfect weather, may is a recommended time to go in this locality in Greece.

May
Average temperature 72°F
Highest temperature 76°F
Lowest temperature 67°F
Rainfall 1in
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(16%)
Humidity 67%
Daily sunshine hours 12
Cloud cover 15%
Length of day 14:09
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net perfect
more information about the climate in Hydra Island in may

Climate in Mykonos in may

In may, the mean temperature in Mykonos is 70°F (maximum temperature is 72°F and minimum temperature is 68°F). The climate quite nice in that locality in the month of may. With about 1in over 5 days, it rains very little throughout your trip.
With a good climate, the month of may is an advisable month to go in this city in Greece.

May
Average temperature 70°F
Highest temperature 72°F
Lowest temperature 68°F
Sea temperature 66°F
Rainfall 1in
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(15%)
Humidity 78%
Daily sunshine hours 12
Cloud cover 15%
Length of day 14:10
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Mykonos in may

All cities in Greece in may

Athens in mayperfect weather
Corfu Island in maygood weather
Kos in maygood weather
Hydra Island in mayperfect weather
Mykonos in maygood weather
Rhodes in mayperfect weather
Santorini in maygood weather
Thessaloniki in maygood weather
Zante in maygood weather
Samos in maygood weather
Agios Georgios in maygood weather
Amorgos Island in maygood weather
Kefalonia island in maygood weather
Chalkidiki in maygood weather
Chios in maygood weather
Delphi in maygood weather
Glyfada in mayperfect weather
Gregolimano in maygood weather
Greek islands of the Cyclades in maygood weather
Kalamata in mayperfect weather
Kalambaka in maygood weather
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Weather data for Greece in may:

Weather data for Greece in may is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Greece. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Greece can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time to go to Greece.


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