Average Weather in Pappadhátai Greece
In Pappadhátai, the summers are hot, dry, and clear and the winters are long, cold, wet, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 40°F to 90°F and is rarely below 31°F or above 96°F.
Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Pappadhátai for hot-weather activities is from mid June to early September.
The hot season lasts for 3.0 months, from June 14 to September 13, with an average daily high temperature above 83°F. The hottest day of the year is August 1, with an average high of 90°F and low of 69°F.
The cool season lasts for 4.0 months, from November 24 to March 24, with an average daily high temperature below 61°F. The coldest day of the year is January 22, with an average low of 40°F and high of 54°F.
Average High and Low Temperature
Average Hourly Temperature
In Pappadhátai, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in Pappadhátai begins around May 28 and lasts for 3.8 months, ending around September 22. On July 20, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 97% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 3% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around September 22 and lasts for 8.2 months, ending around May 28. On December 12, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 50% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 50% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Pappadhátai varies significantly throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 6.3 months, from October 5 to April 16, with a greater than 19% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 36% on December 6.
The drier season lasts 5.7 months, from April 16 to October 5. The smallest chance of a wet day is 3% on July 10.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 36% on December 6.
Daily Chance of Precipitation
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Pappadhátai experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 9.7 months, from August 19 to June 8, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around November 27, with an average total accumulation of 4.1 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 2.3 months, from June 8 to August 19. The least rain falls around July 10, with an average total accumulation of 0.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
The length of the day in Pappadhátai varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2017, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 28 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 14 hours, 52 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 6:09 AM on June 14, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 47 minutes later at 7:56 AM on October 28. The earliest sunset is at 5:13 PM on December 7, and the latest sunset is 3 hours, 49 minutes later at 9:02 PM on June 28.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Pappadhátai during 2017, starting in the spring on March 26, lasting 7.1 months, and ending in the fall on October 29.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time
Pappadhátai experiences significant seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.
The muggier period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from June 13 to September 27, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 9% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is August 9, with muggy conditions 38% of the time.
The least muggy day of the year is December 13, when muggy conditions are essentially unheard of.
Humidity Comfort Levels
The average hourly wind speed in Pappadhátai experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 5.5 months, from October 24 to April 9, with average wind speeds of more than 7.3 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is February 4, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.6 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 6.5 months, from April 9 to October 24. The calmest day of the year is August 12, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.0 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Pappadhátai varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the west for 6.4 months, from March 22 to October 4, with a peak percentage of 57% on June 14. The wind is most often from the east for 5.6 months, from October 4 to March 22, with a peak percentage of 41% on January 1.
Pappadhátai is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average water temperature experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The time of year with warmer water lasts for 3.2 months, from June 30 to October 4, with an average temperature above 74°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is August 14, with an average temperature of 78°F.
The time of year with cooler water lasts for 4.1 months, from December 24 to April 28, with an average temperature below 62°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is March 2, with an average temperature of 58°F.
Average Water Temperature
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Pappadhátai throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best times of year to visit Pappadhátai for general outdoor tourist activities are from early May to early July and from late August to mid October, with a peak score in the last week of May.
The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Pappadhátai for hot-weather activities is from mid June to early September, with a peak score in the third week of July.
The growing season in Pappadhátai typically lasts for 9.9 months (300 days), from around February 21 to around December 18, rarely starting after March 20, or ending before November 20.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Pappadhátai should appear around February 21, only rarely appearing before February 5 or after March 16.
Growing Degree Days
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.3 months, from May 10 to August 20, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.7 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 30, with an average of 7.9 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from November 1 to February 15, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.1 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 21, with an average of 1.9 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Pappadhátai are 38.528 deg latitude, 21.450 deg longitude, and 259 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Pappadhátai contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,965 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 464 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,593 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (8,268 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Pappadhátai is covered by cropland (34%), trees (32%), and water (13%), within 10 miles by trees (33%) and cropland (28%), and within 50 miles by water (35%) and trees (27%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Pappadhátai, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Pappadhátai.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Pappadhátai according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Pappadhátai is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Pappadhátai and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Araxos Airport (63%, 42 kilometers, south); Aktion Airport (27%, 74 kilometers, northwest); and Nea Anchialos National Airport (11%, 140 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .