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Thessaloniki Climate & Temperature

  • Thessaloniki, Greece is at 4030'N, 2257'E, 4 m (13 ft). See map.
  • Thessaloniki has a humid subtropical climate that is mild with no dry season, constantly moist (year-round rainfall). Summers are hot and muggy with thunderstorms. Winters are mild with precipitation from mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate. (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cfa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Thessaloniki is situated in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 15.6 degrees Celsius (60.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.5 °C (38.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Thessaloniki Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 10.3°C (50.6°F) on average falling to 2.1°C (35.7°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 19.3°C (66.7°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 7.8°C (46.1°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 30.5°C (86.8°F) and average low temperatures are 17.5°C (63.5°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 21.3°C (70.3°F) during the day and lows of 10.7°C (51.3°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 458.4 mm (18 inches) which is equivalent to 458.4 Litres/m (11.24 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2624 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Thessaloniki you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Tubuai, French Polynesia where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Thessaloniki Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 9 (48) 11 (52) 14 (58) 19 (67) 25 (76) 29 (84) 31 (89) 31 (88) 27 (81) 21 (70) 15 (60) 11 (52) 20 (69)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 7 (44) 10 (49) 14 (58) 20 (67) 24 (76) 27 (80) 26 (78) 22 (71) 16 (61) 11 (52) 7 (44) 16 (60)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (34) 2 (36) 4 (40) 7 (45) 12 (53) 16 (61) 18 (65) 18 (65) 15 (59) 11 (51) 7 (44) 3 (37) 10 (49)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 37 (1) 40 (2) 46 (2) 36 (1) 44 (2) 32 (1) 26 (1) 21 (1) 26 (1) 41 (2) 58 (2) 53 (2) 458 (18)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 11 (35) 8 (28) 9 (29) 9 (30) 10 (32) 7 (23) 4 (13) 3 (10) 5 (17) 8 (26) 11 (37) 11 (35) 96 (26)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 3h 46' 5h 16' 5h 27' 7h 34' 8h 56' 10h 18' 11h 50' 11h 07' 8h 26' 5h 52' 3h 58' 3h 32' 7h 11'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 38' 10h 36' 11h 53' 13h 15' 14h 25' 15h 01' 14h 45' 13h 45' 12h 25' 11h 03' 9h 53' 9h 19' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 40 (60) 51 (49) 47 (53) 58 (42) 63 (37) 69 (31) 81 (19) 82 (18) 69 (31) 54 (46) 41 (59) 39 (61) 60 (40)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 29.6 38.9 49.8 61.4 69.7 72.9 69.9 61.5 50.1 38.6 29.5 26.1 49.8

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