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RHODES
Climate and Weather

Cities in RHODES

Faliraki

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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 Rhodes 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 daysp/m
january14°C512
february15°C610
march17°C79
april21°C97
may24°C114
june29°C132
july31°C141
august32°C131
september29°C112
october24°C85
november20°C67
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 May 2024
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