Average Sunshine in Greece for December

The tables below give December averages for the amount of clear sky at cities and islands in Greece. A few places, also have numbers for the total hours of sunshine.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the country: Aegean Islands, Crete, Peloponnese, as well as Western, Central and Northern Greece.

The monthly averages are for weather data collected during 1961 to 1990.

Aegean Islands

Proportion of sky that's without clouds in December
Place % Clear Sky
Limnos 41
Milos 39
Mytilini 43
Naxos 45
Rhodes (Rodos) 48
Samos 43


Average amount of sun in December
Hours Place % Clear Sky
122 Chania 36
121 Heraklion 38


Average December sunshine
Hours Place % Clear Sky
131 Kalamata 44
Kythira 40
Methoni 43
Tripoli 39

Western Greece

These weather data are for places in the Ionian Islands and Western Hellas peripheries.

Sunny weather in December
Hours Place % Clear Sky
111 Kerkyra 43
Patras 45
Zakinthos 41

Central Greece

The cities listed here are in the Attica, Epirus, Sterea Hellas and Thessaly peripheries.

Average total sunshine in December
Hours Place % Clear Sky
127 Athens 41
Ioannina 40
101 Larissa 39
Skyros 35

Northern Greece

This section covers the peripheries of West, East Macedonia and Thrace.

Average December sunshine
Hours Place % Clear Sky
Alexandroupoli 36
103 Thessaloniki 40

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

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