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SAMOS
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Climate and Weather

Samos has a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers and mild, but wet winters. The average daily temperature in July is about 31°C, in January it is about 12°C. The annual average temperature on Samos is 17.8 °C. Heat waves with temperatures of 40°C or more are no exception. In late April and early May it may not be as warm as one would expect; especially along the still relatively cool seawater it can still be chilly. The transition to the really warm weather occurs at the end of May, beginning of June. At the end of October, the chance of showers increases and the wind also picks up.

The average annual rainfall on Samos is 702 mm, distributed over approximately 80 days. The most rain falls in the months of November to February; the least rain in the months of July and August.

On average, the sun shines 3010 hours on Samos. In the months of June and July the sun shines about 13-14 hours per day. On Samos the Meltemi is often present, a pleasantly cooling wind from the north.

climate tableavg. max.temp.hpurs sun p/drainy days p/m
january12°C512
february13°C611
march15°C79
april19°C98
may24°C116
june29°C132
july31°C141
august31°C131
september28°C113
october22°C86
november18°C68
december14°C513

Sources

Wikipedia

Schönrock, D. / Samos
ANWB

CIA - World Factbook

BBC - Country Profiles

Last updated May 2024
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