Average Sunshine in Greece for January

The tables below give January 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 January
Place % Clear Sky
Limnos 40
Milos 35
Mytilini 43
Naxos 39
Rhodes (Rodos) 45
Samos 43


Average amount of sun in January
Hours Place % Clear Sky
117 Chania 33
116 Heraklion 34


Average January sunshine
Hours Place % Clear Sky
144 Kalamata 43
Kythira 39
Methoni 40
Tripoli 36

Western Greece

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

Sunny weather in January
Hours Place % Clear Sky
118 Kerkyra 44
Patras 46
Zakinthos 40

Central Greece

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

Average total sunshine in January
Hours Place % Clear Sky
129 Athens 40
Ioannina 43
105 Larissa 38
Skyros 31

Northern Greece

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

Average January sunshine
Hours Place % Clear Sky
Alexandroupoli 35
99 Thessaloniki 39

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