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Zante/ Zakinthos Climate & Temperature

  • Zante/ Zakinthos, Greece is at 3745'N, 2052'E, 4 m (13 ft). See map.
  • Zante/ Zakinthos has a hot mediterranean/ dry-summer subtropical climate (Kppen-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 susceptible 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 (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa).
  • The mean 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. Zante/ Zakinthos Climate Graph
  • 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/m (23.14 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Zante/ Zakinthos you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Tubuai, French Polynesia where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Zante/ Zakinthos Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 14 (58) 15 (58) 16 (61) 19 (66) 23 (74) 28 (82) 31 (87) 31 (87) 28 (82) 23 (73) 19 (66) 16 (60) 22 (71)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 11 (52) 12 (53) 13 (55) 16 (60) 20 (68) 24 (75) 27 (80) 27 (80) 24 (75) 20 (67) 16 (60) 13 (55) 18 (65)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 8 (47) 8 (47) 9 (49) 11 (52) 14 (58) 18 (65) 20 (69) 21 (70) 19 (66) 16 (60) 13 (55) 10 (49) 14 (57)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 150 (6) 113 (4) 90 (4) 51 (2) 17 (1) 7 (0) 5 (0) 9 (0) 25 (1) 147 (6) 159 (6) 170 (7) 943 (37)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 13 (42) 10 (35) 10 (32) 6 (20) 3 (10) 2 (7) 0 (0) 1 (3) 3 (10) 8 (26) 11 (37) 15 (48) 82 (23)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 51' 10h 44' 11h 53' 13h 08' 14h 11' 14h 43' 14h 29' 13h 35' 12h 22' 11h 08' 10h 06' 9h 35' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 32.3 41.7 52.5 64.2 72.5 75.7 72.6 64.3 52.9 41.4 32.2 28.8 52.5

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