When is the best time to go to Kos?

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

  • On the island of Kos, the weather is good everywhere in March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • The best months to go to Kardamaina are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Kardamaina are July, August and September, and the coldest months are January, February and March
  • The rainiest months in this city are January and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Kardamaina, Agios Fokas, Kefalos, Mastichari and Tigaki, with good weather at least 9 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Kardamaina are June, July, August, September and October


Annual weather on the island of Kos

For information about the climate and the weather city by city on the island of Kos for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 54°F to 59°F
10 days
February 59°F
7 days
March 61°F
4 to 5 days*
April 63°F to 67°F
2 to 3 days*
May 70°F
2 days
June 74°F to 79°F
1 days
July 77°F to 85°F
0 days
August 79°F to 85°F
0 days
September 76°F to 81°F
1 to 2 days*
October 74°F
4 to 5 days*
November 68°F
5 to 6 days*
December 58°F to 63°F
8 to 10 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Kos by cities

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Kardamaina

Kardamaina

The best months to go to Kardamaina are march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Agios Fokas

Agios Fokas

The best months to go to Agios Fokas are march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Kefalos

Kefalos

The best months to go to Kefalos are march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.



Temperatures and rainfall on the island of Kos

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Kos and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Kardamaina, Agios Fokas, Kefalos, Mastichari and Tigaki, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons on the island of Kos

Find out when Kos has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons on the island of Kos

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, May, November and December. The number of visitors to Kos is high in: June, July, August, September and October.

  • Very low season on the island of Kos: January, February, March, November and December.
  • Low season on the island of Kos: April and May.
  • High season on the island of Kos: June, July, September and October.
  • Peek season on the island of Kos: August.

Figure: Visitor index for Kos month by month

Where to go on the island of Kos?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Kardamaina59°F59°F61°F65°F70°F77°F81°F83°F79°F74°F68°F63°F
Agios Fokas58°F59°F61°F67°F72°F79°F85°F85°F81°F74°F68°F61°F
Kefalos59°F59°F61°F65°F70°F77°F81°F83°F79°F74°F68°F63°F
Mastichari59°F59°F61°F65°F70°F77°F81°F83°F79°F74°F68°F63°F
Tigaki59°F59°F61°F65°F70°F77°F81°F83°F79°F74°F68°F63°F

Legend:

perfect weather

good weather

tolerable weather



About Kos

What can I do on the island of Kos?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife



Is this weather information for Kos reliable?

Climate data for Kos has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Kos allows us to determine the average for each month in Kardamaina, Agios Fokas, Kefalos, Mastichari and Tigaki.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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