When is the best time to go to Thessaloniki?

When is the best time to go to Thessaloniki? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Thessaloniki are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July and August
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are January, February, March, May and December
  • The best months for swimming are July and August

For full information about the climate and weather in Thessaloniki a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 38°F/49°F
February 43°F/54°F
March 49°F/61°F
April 56°F/68°F
May 63°F/77°F
June 67°F/86°F
July 77°F/92°F
August 77°F/92°F
September 70°F/83°F
October 61°F/72°F
November 52°F/63°F
December 41°F/52°F

Weather and climate in Thessaloniki

  • From january to february the climate is very bad. The temperature rises to 54°F.
  • In march the climate is not good, but still OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 52°F and, in march, 10 days of rain are expected.
  • From april to june the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 104°F and, in june, 11 days of rain are expected.
  • Between july and august the climate is very good. the thermometer goes up to 92°F°C.
  • Between september and october the climate is good. At lunchtime, it's 70°F in average.
  • In november the climate is not good, but still OK. It is for example 63°F as maximum temperature in november and, in november, 7 days of rain are expected.
  • In december the climate is very bad. In average, on the morning it is 41°F.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Thessaloniki

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Thessaloniki: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

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Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


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