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Thessaloniki, Greece Weather: Temperature and Climate

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Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece. The city is home to the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, the Museum of Byzantine Culture, the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, and archaeological sites that include a Roman forum, a palace, and the Arch of Galerius.

Thessaloniki, Greece has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate, but the city actually lies in a transitional climatic zone, which means it has the characteristics of several climates. Winters in Thessaloniki are typically quite dry and its not uncommon for there to be morning frost. The coldest month is usually January. The summers in Thessaloniki are also dry, but much hotter. It is not uncommon for there to be heat waves.

This weather forecast in Thessaloniki, 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 Thessaloniki, Greece:

January

  • Temperature: 34.7° F (1.5° C) – 48.7° F (9.3° C)
  • Precipitation: 37.7 mm
  • Climate: 11.5 days of rain on average, 9.7 hours of daylight per day, 5.8 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 2, water temperature 57.6° F (14.2° C)
  • Humidity: 75.7%

February

  • Temperature: 36.1° F (2.3° C) – 51.8° F (11° C)
  • Precipitation: 35 mm
  • Climate: 10.7 days of rain on average, 10.7 hours of daylight per day, 6.2 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 3, water temperature 56.5° F (13.6° C)
  • Humidity: 72%

March

  • Temperature: 42.6° F (5.9° C) – 57.7° F (14.3° C)
  • Precipitation: 55 mm
  • Climate: 14.3 days of rain on average, 12 hours of daylight per day, 7.5 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 4, water temperature 55.9° F (13.3° C)
  • Humidity: 71%

April 

  • Temperature: 47.7° F (8.7° C) – 65.5° F (18.6° C)
  • Precipitation: 42 mm
  • Climate: 13.3 days of rain on average, 13.3 hours of daylight per day, 9.8 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 5, water temperature 57.9° F (14.4° C)
  • Humidity: 67.3%

May

  • Temperature: 55.6° F (13.1° C) – 75° F (23.9° C)
  • Precipitation: 40 mm
  • Climate: 12.8 days of rain on average, 14.5 hours of daylight per day, 11.1 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 5, water temperature 65.8° F (18.8° C)
  • Humidity: 63%

June

  • Temperature: 63.1° F (17.3° C) – 83.1° F (28.4° C)
  • Precipitation: 35 mm
  • Climate: 13.5 days of rain on average, 15 hours of daylight per day, 11.7 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 6, water temperature 74.8° F (23.8° C)
  • Humidity: 58%

July

  • Temperature: 68.2° F (20.1° C) – 89.2° F (31.8° C)
  • Precipitation: 22 mm
  • Climate: 10.3 days of rain on average, 14.7 hours of daylight per day, 11.9 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 7, water temperature 79.2° F (26.2° C)
  • Humidity: 53%

August 

  • Temperature: 69.4° F (20.8° C) – 89.1° F (31.7° C)
  • Precipitation: 20 mm
  • Climate: 8.4 days of rain on average, 13.7 hours of daylight per day, 11.9 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 7, water temperature 79° F (26.1° C)
  • Humidity: 52%

September

  • Temperature: 62.6° F (17° C) – 79.5° F (26.4° C)
  • Precipitation: 28 mm
  • Climate: 9.8 days of rain on average, 12.5 hours of daylight per day, 9.6 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 5, water temperature 76.5° F (24.7° C)
  • Humidity: 59%

October

  • Temperature: 55.4° F (13° C) – 68.5° F (20.3° C)
  • Precipitation: 35 mm
  • Climate: 9.2 days of rain on average, 11.1 hours of daylight per day, 6.9 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 4, water temperature 69.8° F (21° C)
  • Humidity: 67%

November

  • Temperature: 48.7° F (9.3° C) – 60.3° F (15.7° C)
  • Precipitation: 48 mm
  • Climate: 9.9 days of rain on average, 9.9 hours of daylight per day, 6.1 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 3, water temperature 63.9° F (17.7° C)
  • Humidity: 74%

December

  • Temperature: 39° F (3.9° C) – 50.2° F (10.1° C)
  • Precipitation: 41 mm
  • Climate: 9.5 days of rain on average, 9.3 hours of daylight per day, 6.2 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 2, water temperature 58.8° F (14.9° C)
  • Humidity: 73%

Thessaloniki, Greece is unique as it lies in a transitional climate zone. Thessaloniki is fairly dry most of the year, not seeing a lot of precipitation or snow. Frost and heat waves are not uncommon.

Find the current weather forecast for Thessaloniki, Greece here:

Weather.com – Thessaloniki, Greece Weather Forecast

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