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Karpathos, Greece Weather: Temperature and Climate

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Karpathos is a Greek island located in the Aegean Sea. It is the second-largest island in the Dodecanese group. Karpathos is located approximately 45 km southwest of Rhodes. There are 10 villages on Karpathos. Pigadia is the main port of the island and also the capital. There is an airport on the island as well as ferries to take people to and from the island. Taxis and traveling by car are the preferred method of transportation on the island.

Karpathos, Greece is classified as a hot semi-arid climate. The hottest months on the island are June to September. The dry period runs from May to September. The most precipitation on the island will be experienced from November to February, with January being the wettest month.

This weather forecast in Karpathos, Greece, will vary from year to year. The averages that you see below represent historical weather data. Here is the typical weather forecast throughout the year for Karpathos, Greece:

January

  • Temperature: 48.2° F (9° C) – 59° F (15° C)
  • Precipitation: 151 mm
  • Climate: 15 days of rain on average, 10.1 hours of daylight per day, 6.3 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 4, water temperature 64.4° F (18° C), dry air, 75% clear, overcast
  • Humidity: 69%

February

  • Temperature: 48.2° F (9° C) – 59° F (15° C)
  • Precipitation: 101 mm
  • Climate: 13 days of rain on average, 10.9 hours of daylight per day, 6.8 hours of sunlight per day, UV-index 4, water temperature 62.6° F (17° C), dry air, clear/overcast
  • Humidity: 71%

March  

  • Temperature: 50.72° F (10.4° C) – 62.6° F (17° C)
  • Precipitation: 69 mm
  • Climate: 10 days of rain on average, 12 hours of daylight per day, 8.8 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 5, water temperature 62.96° F (17.2° C), dry air, clear/overcast
  • Humidity: 71%

April

  • Temperature: 55.4° F (13° C) – 68° F (20° C)
  • Precipitation: 29 mm
  • Climate: 7.4 days of rain on average, 13.1 hours of daylight per day, 11 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 5, water temperature 63.86° F (17.7° C), 75% dry air, 80% clear, overcast
  • Humidity: 74%

May

  • Temperature: 60.8° F (16° C) – 75.2° F (24° C)
  • Precipitation: 14 mm
  • Climate: 5.8 days of rain on average, 14.1 hours of daylight per day, 11.6 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 6, water temperature 68.36° F (20.2° C), 90% clear, overcast
  • Humidity: 75%

June

  • Temperature: 68.54° F (20.3° C) – 82.4° F (28° C)
  • Precipitation: 2 mm
  • Climate: 2.1 days of rain on average, 14.5 hours of daylight per day, 12.2 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 6, water temperature 74.3° F (23.5° C), 40% muggy, 99% clear, beach/pool score 9.6
  • Humidity: 77%

July

  • Temperature: 72.68° F (22.6° C) – 86.54° F (30.3° C)
  • Precipitation: 1 mm
  • Climate: 0.6 days of rain on average, 14.3 hours of daylight per day, 12.1 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 7, 85% muggy, 100% clear, beach/pool score 9.6
  • Humidity: 78%

August

  • Temperature: 73.4° F (23° C) – 87.26° F (30.7° C)
  • Precipitation: 1 mm
  • Climate: 0.3 days of rain on average, 13.5 hours of daylight per day, 12.1 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 7, water temperature 81.14° F (27.3° C), 87% muggy, 100% clear, beach/pool score 9.6
  • Humidity: 78%

September

  • Temperature: 69.8° F (21° C) – 82.4° F (28° C)
  • Precipitation: 6 mm
  • Climate: 2.9 days of rain on average, 12.4 hours of daylight per day, 11.3 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 6, water temperature 80.24° F (26.8° C), 50% muggy, 95% clear, beach/pool score 9.6
  • Humidity: 73%

October

  • Temperature: 62.96° F (17.2° C) – 75.74° F (24.3° C)
  • Precipitation: 65 mm
  • Climate: 7.3 days of rain on average, 11.3 hours of daylight per day, 7.3 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 5, water temperature 73.6° F (23.1° C), 20% muggy, 90% clear, overcast, beach/pool score 5
  • Humidity: 72%

November

  • Temperature: 56.3° F (13.5° C) – 68° F (20° C)
  • Precipitation: 64 mm
  • Climate: 9.4 days of rain on average, 10.3 hours of daylight per day, 7 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 5, water temperature 68.2° F (20.1° C), 75% dry air, 64% clear, overcast
  • Humidity: 70%

December

  • Temperature: 51.26° F (10.7° C) – 61.7° F (16.5° C)
  • Precipitation: 75 mm
  • Climate: 15 days of rain on average, 9.8 hours of daylight per day, 6.4 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 4, water temperature 64.9 ° F (18.3° C), dry air, 64% clear, overcast
  • Humidity: 69%

Karpathos, Greece has a hot semi-arid climate that offers hot summers and rainy winters.

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