Frequent question: How much does it snow in Greece?

Does it snow in Greece?

Mountains throughout Greece are coated with snow in the large image. According to the Greek National Tourism Organization, snow is not unusual in the mountains of Greece during the winter.

Does Greece get a lot of snow?

The upper part of Greece can be very cold during the winter and snow is not uncommon. However, for the south of Greece and the islands, the winters will be milder. During the winter much of Greece may have snow, and much snowfall can be expected in the higher mountains of Greece.

How often does Athens Greece get snow?

Throughout the year, in Athens, there are 1.7 snowfall days, and 12mm (0.47″) of snow is accumulated.

How much snow fell in Athens Greece?

Snow is common in Greece’s mountains and in the north, but much rarer in the capital. About 20-25cm of snow fell in central Athens. According to data from the Hellenic National Meteorological Service, the snowfall was among the most intense of the last 40 years. Playing in the snow Greek-style.

What is the hottest place in Greece?

The 48.7 °C (119.7 °F) recorded by minimum/maximum thermometers in Tatoi and Elefsina as reported by a communication of Athanasios D. Sarantopoulos is also the WMO record high temperature for Greece and Europe.

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What is the rainy season in Greece?

November to March is the rainy season, most notably on the Ionian Islands. If you are planning a beach holiday, the sea is warm enough to swim from June through September, and hardier types will also manage in May and October.