Zante/ Zakinthos Climate & Temperature
- Zante/ Zakinthos, Greece is at 37°45'N, 20°52'E, 4 m (13 ft). See map.
- Zante/ Zakinthos has a hot mediterranean/ dry-summer subtropical climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Csa) that is mild with moderate seasonality. Summers are dry and hot due to the domination of subtropical high pressure systems while winters experience moderate temperatures and changeable, rainy weather due to the polar front. These climates usually occur on the western sides of continents between the latitudes of 30° and 45°. Vegetation is adapted to the dry summers and is fragrant and oily making it susceptable to fire. The typical Mediterranean climate average monthly temperatures in excess of 22.0 °C (71.6 °F) in its warmest month and an average in the coldest month between 18 to -3 °C (64 to 27 °F) with at least four months above 10 °C (50 °F). Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Csa).
- The average annual temperature is 18.4 degrees Celsius (65.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.4 °C (27.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic.
- In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 14.9°C (58.8°F) on average falling to 8.6°C (47.5°F) overnight.
- In spring time temperatures climb reaching 19.5°C (67°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 11.6°C (52.8°F).
- During summer average high temperatures are 29.7°C (85.5°F) and average low temperatures are 19.8°C (67.7°F).
- Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 23.2°C (73.8°F) during the day and lows of 15.7°C (60.2°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 943.3 mm (37.1 inches) which is equivalent to 943.3 Litres/m² (23.14 Gallons/ft²).
- If you were to burrow down through the Earth from Zante/ Zakinthos you would come out nearest to the climate station at Tubuai, French Polynesia where you would find a Tropical wet climate.
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