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The climate of Kos: when to go to Kos

The island of Kos is located in the eastern part of the Aegean Sea near the coasts of Turkey and has a Mediterranean type climate characterized by warm temperatures in summer and mild temperatures in winter, the rains are concentrated in the winter months, while the wind, as in most of the Greek islands blow all year round.

The average annual temperature of the island of Kos is 18 ° C. In summer the maximum temperatures are sometimes high, but the continuous blowing of the wind generally makes even high temperatures bearable. The hottest month is July which has an average maximum temperature of 30.4 ° C and an average minimum temperature of 21.7 ° C. In the coldest month, February, the minimum average temperature is 8.1 ° C, while the maximum average temperature is 13.2 ° C.

The island of Kos has an average of 602 mm of rain per year. Rainfall is scarce between April and October, while it increases between November and March. The rainiest month is December and the driest month is July. In the winter months, the rains are frequent but short-lived, usually in the form of thunderstorms.

The sea water temperature reaches 24 ° C in the summer months, but remains above 22 ° C between June and October.

WHEN TO GO TO KOS

The best time to visit Kos are the hottest and driest months from April to October. As for temperatures, the months of April, May, September and October are excellent. The winter months also have mild temperatures, but in these months the rain is relatively abundant.

THE CLIMATE OF KOS: CLIMATE TABLES

KOS (DODECANESE) (6 meters)
MonthAverage low (°C)Average high (°C)Precip. (mm)Precip. days
January8,813,691
February8,113,287
March9,515,086
April12,318,832
May15,823,311
June19,628,09
July21,730,42
August21,830,026
September19,927,419
October16,623,036
November12,817,882
December10,214,8120
YEAR14,821,3602
KOS (DODECANESE)
MonthSea Water Temperature °C
January16
February16
March16
April17
May19
June22
July24
August24
September24
October22
November19
December17

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