Chios Weather

Climate in Chios


The climate in Chios (and the other NA Aegean islands) is a typical Mediterranean climate. The major characteristics are hot and dry summers and cool, relatively short winters. There is plenty of sunshine throughout the year.
In fact, Chios is third in Greece in terms of hours of sunshine, while it has more hours of cloudless weather than any other part of the country.
Because of the "meltemi", the north-northeast winds that blow steadily during the summer, the temperature seldom exceeds 28 degrees (C). It doesn't rain during the summer months.

The air and sea temperatures in Chios throughout the year can be found in the following table:


 

JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUN

JUL

AUG

SEP

OCT

NOV

DEC

Air 

10.5

11

12.5

16

20

24.5

27

26.5

23.5

19.5

15.5

12

Sea 

14.5

14.5

15

17

21.5

24.5

26

25

23.5

19.5

17

15

 
 

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