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KOS
Climate and Weather

Cities in KOS

Kos city

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Climate and Weather

The islands of the Dodecanese group have a Mediterranean climate. Characteristic are the cool winters and dry summers. Precipitation falls in the winter and early spring. In the summer, a constant north-eastern wind blows which can sometimes be strong to stormy. This wind is known in Greece as the Meltemi. The temperature in Kos is very pleasant in spring and in autumn. In the winter it is never very cold. In the summer, the temperatures are between 30 and 40 degrees Celsius during the day.

Climate table

avg. max.temp.hours sun p/drainy days p/m
january14°C512
february14°C610
march16°C79
april20°C96
may24°C123
june29°C131
july32°C140
august32°C130
september29C112
october24°C83
november19°C68
december16°C512

Sources

Facaros,D / Rhodes & the Dodecanese
Cadogan

Griekse eilanden
Van Reemst

Hendriksen,B / Rodos, Kos en dodekanisos
Babylon- De Geus

Hermans, F / Rodos en Kos
ANWB

CIA - World Factbook

BBC - Country Profiles

Last updated December 2022
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