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Greece in May


Greece in May : Travel budget & tourist seasons.


Budget your trip depending on your departure time.

Beyond the tourist season (low, medium or high season) of the destination country, prices of your flight, hotel or all-inclusive stays may also vary depending on the demand in your country (our rates are evaluated from western Europe).

Thus, from western Europe, a stay will often be more expensive for a start during the school holidays.

In May, here's what you can expect on average:

  • All-inclusive stays: 417 € / week

  • Round-trip flight: 200 €

  • Tourist season: low



Climate in May, picked destinations



Greece in MayIn May, weather conditions in Greece make it a good trip destination. Among our chosen destinations (see below), the average temperatures you'll face in May would be between 16.9°C and 23.9°C, with exceptional possible peaks as low as 0°C and high as 37°C as observed in previous years.

Depending on your exact destination, you can face more or less rain, the average amount of rain observed during May in Greece is 8 mm and you can have between 1 and 13 rainy days. If you want to avoid rain, your preferred destination could be Gavdos.

Note that the gap in temperature between the different areas in the country is low and the number of rainy days can vary. The country is rather climatically homogeneous in this season.

Based on weather conditions, our advice for one of the best destinations in Greece during May is Gavdos.


Click on the name of a city to read more details about it, have more climate data history and see weather forecasts.


CitySunlight
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Average T
min (°C)
Average T
max (°C)
Record T
min (°C)
Record T
max (°C)
Precipitations
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Wet daysRating
AmorgosNC1725103255
AndrosNC19241331NC6
AntiparosNC17241331NC8
Athens91726635228
CephaloniaNC172393419
CorfouNC1625103149
GavdosNC102403011
HydraNC1925113322
IkariaNC1825113213
IosNC17241331NC8
IthacaNC1623103186
KosNC1823123055
LefkadaNC1523103167
MilosNC17241331NC8
MykonosNC18221231NC3
Naxos (Agean Islands)817241132113
ParosNC17241331NC8
PaxosNC1624113189
RhodesNC1924133123
SamosNC1724113213
SantorinNC18231330NC13
SifnosNC17241331NC8
SkiathosNC20231031NC2
SkyrosNC1723231144
SymiNC1923132976
ThassosNC1524932410
Thessaloniki915265373910
TilosNC1823123065
ZanteNC1525832NC9

Greece: Climate & Weather


The climate is Mediterranean with very hot summers when temperatures can reach 40°C, coastal sea breezes add a touch of coolness, there is no rainfall in July and August.

Winter is the wettest season, especially in the west, with mild temperatures except in mountainous regions where it is cold and snowy.

The best time to visit Greece is in May or September and October so you can enjoy a pleasant climate during your walks and discoveries.
 

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