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SANTORINI
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Climate and Weather

Santorini has a Mediterranean climate with mild, wet winters and dry, hot summers. The average daily temperature in July is 29°C, in January it is 14°C. The annual average temperature is 17.5°C. In summer, the temperature can easily exceed 40°C at times.

The annual average precipitation is very low, about 400 mm, divided into 68 rainy days. The months of December and January are generally the wettest months of the year, in the month of July there is normally no precipitation at all.

The number of sunshine hours on Santorini is 2890 annually. The Meltemi, a north-easterly wind similar to the French Mistral, often provides some cooling on Santorini.

climate tableavg. max.temp.hours sun p/drainy days p/m
january14°C412
february14°C510
march16°C68
april19°C86
may22°C103
june27°C131
july28°C130
august28°C121
september25°C102
october22°C76
november19°C57
december15°C412

Sources

Wikipedia

Sheehan, S. / Santorini
Thomas Cook

Oswin, T. / A-Z guide to Santorini
Arima

CIA - World Factbook

BBC - Country Profiles

Last updated June 2024
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