Average Sunshine in Greece for May

The tables below give May 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 May
Place % Clear Sky
Limnos 64
Milos 69
Mytilini 64
Naxos 66
Rhodes (Rodos) 66
Samos 65


Average amount of sun in May
Hours Place % Clear Sky
305 Chania 63
301 Heraklion 63


Average May sunshine
Hours Place % Clear Sky
286 Kalamata 61
Kythira 61
Methoni 61
Tripoli 53

Western Greece

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

Sunny weather in May
Hours Place % Clear Sky
277 Kerkyra 58
Patras 63
Zakinthos 64

Central Greece

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

Average total sunshine in May
Hours Place % Clear Sky
291 Athens 58
Ioannina 50
266 Larissa 50
Skyros 63

Northern Greece

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

Average May sunshine
Hours Place % Clear Sky
Alexandroupoli 51
253 Thessaloniki 49

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

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