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Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Exaplátanos Greece

In Exaplátanos, the summers are hot, dry, and mostly clear and the winters are very cold and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 32°F to 90°F and is rarely below 21°F or above 98°F.

Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Exaplátanos for hot-weather activities is from late June to late August.

Climate in Exaplátanos

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Exaplátanos weather by month. Click on each chart for more information.

Average Temperature in Exaplátanos

The hot season lasts for 3.2 months, from June 6 to September 14, with an average daily high temperature above 81°F. The hottest day of the year is July 31, with an average high of 90°F and low of 67°F.

The cold season lasts for 3.5 months, from November 22 to March 8, with an average daily high temperature below 54°F. The coldest day of the year is January 4, with an average low of 32°F and high of 45°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in Exaplátanos

Average High and Low Temperature in ExaplátanoshotcoldcoldJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FJan 445°FJan 445°FJul 3190°FJul 3190°F32°F32°F67°F67°FJun 681°FJun 681°FSep 1481°FSep 1481°FNov 2254°FNov 2254°FMar 854°FMar 854°F59°F59°F60°F60°F40°F40°F37°F37°FNowNow
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature in Exaplátanos

Average Hourly Temperature in ExaplátanosJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowvery coldvery coldcoldcoldcoolcoolcomfortablewarmhotwarm
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

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Clouds

In Exaplátanos, 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 Exaplátanos begins around June 5 and lasts for 3.5 months, ending around September 21. On July 21, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 92% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 8% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around September 21 and lasts for 8.5 months, ending around June 5. On December 4, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 55% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 45% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories in Exaplátanos

Cloud Cover Categories in ExaplátanosclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jul 2192%Jul 2192%Dec 445%Dec 445%Jun 568%Jun 568%Sep 2169%Sep 2169%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Exaplátanos varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 8.4 months, from October 8 to June 19, with a greater than 19% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 25% on November 30.

The drier season lasts 3.6 months, from June 19 to October 8. The smallest chance of a wet day is 13% on August 17.

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 25% on November 22.

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Exaplátanos

Daily Chance of Precipitation in ExaplátanoswetwetdryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Nov 3025%Nov 3025%Aug 1713%Aug 1713%Oct 819%Oct 819%Jun 1919%Jun 1919%NowNowrain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

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. Exaplátanos experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in Exaplátanos. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around November 23, with an average total accumulation of 2.2 inches.

The least rain falls around August 15, with an average total accumulation of 0.9 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in Exaplátanos

Average Monthly Rainfall in ExaplátanosJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 in5 in5 inNov 232.2 inNov 232.2 inAug 150.9 inAug 150.9 inMay 221.5 inMay 221.5 inJan 191.1 inJan 191.1 inNowNow
The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Snowfall

The sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent quantity of snowfall in Exaplátanos does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 0.1 inches of 0.1 inches throughout.

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall in Exaplátanos

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall in ExaplátanosJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 inDec 230.1 inDec 230.1 inJul 220.0 inJul 220.0 inJan 100.1 inJan 100.1 inNowNow
The average liquid-equivalent snowfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average rainfall.

Sun

The length of the day in Exaplátanos varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 14 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 15 hours, 8 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Exaplátanos

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in ExaplátanosJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 6 minMar 2012 hr, 6 minMar 2015 hr, 8 minJun 2115 hr, 8 minJun 2112 hr, 10 minSep 2212 hr, 10 minSep 229 hr, 14 minDec 219 hr, 14 minDec 21nightnightdayNowNow
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 5:58 AM on June 15, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 1 minute later at 7:59 AM on October 30. The earliest sunset is at 5:03 PM on December 8, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 5 minutes later at 9:07 PM on June 27.

Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Exaplátanos during 2021, starting in the spring on March 28, lasting 7.1 months, and ending in the fall on October 31.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in Exaplátanos

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in ExaplátanosJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 155:58 AMJun 155:58 AM9:07 PMJun 279:07 PMJun 27Dec 85:03 PMDec 85:03 PM7:59 AMOct 307:59 AMOct 30Mar 28DSTMar 28DSTDSTOct 31DSTOct 31daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
The solar day over the course of the year 2021. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight saving time are indicated by the 'DST' labels.

Moon

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in Exaplátanos

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The perceived humidity level in Exaplátanos, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 2% of 2% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels in Exaplátanos

Humidity Comfort Levels in ExaplátanosJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Mar 60%Mar 60%Jul 284%Jul 284%NowNowhumidhumidcomfortablecomfortabledrydry
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Exaplátanos experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 5.3 months, from November 18 to April 28, with average wind speeds of more than 5.7 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is February 10, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.6 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 6.7 months, from April 28 to November 18. The calmest day of the year is August 12, with an average hourly wind speed of 4.9 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in Exaplátanos

Average Wind Speed in ExaplátanoswindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mphFeb 106.6 mphFeb 106.6 mphAug 124.9 mphAug 124.9 mphNov 185.7 mphNov 185.7 mphApr 285.7 mphApr 285.7 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Exaplátanos is from the north throughout the year.

Wind Direction in Exaplátanos

Wind Direction in ExaplátanosJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwestnorthsoutheast
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Water Temperature

Exaplátanos 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 3.1 months, from June 21 to September 24, with an average temperature above 74°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is August 11, with an average temperature of 79°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 4.3 months, from December 12 to April 21, with an average temperature below 59°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is February 22, with an average temperature of 54°F.

Average Water Temperature in Exaplátanos

Average Water Temperature in ExaplátanoswarmcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec50°F50°F55°F55°F60°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°F75°F75°F80°F80°F85°F85°FAug 1179°FAug 1179°F54°FFeb 2254°FFeb 22Jun 2174°FJun 2174°FSep 2474°FSep 2474°FDec 1259°FDec 1259°FApr 2159°FApr 2159°FNowNow
The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Exaplátanos 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 Exaplátanos for general outdoor tourist activities are from mid May to mid July and from mid August to early October, with a peak score in the second week of September.

Tourism Score in Exaplátanos

Tourism Score in Exaplátanosbest timebest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810107.77.70.30.37.37.36.66.6NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature tourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

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 Exaplátanos for hot-weather activities is from late June to late August, with a peak score in the last week of July.

Beach/Pool Score in Exaplátanos

Beach/Pool Score in Exaplátanosbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810108.58.50.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature beach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Growing Season

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

The growing season in Exaplátanos typically lasts for 8.3 months (253 days), from around March 11 to around November 20, rarely starting before February 10 or after April 3, and rarely ending before October 29 or after December 14.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Exaplátanos

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Exaplátanosgrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%50%Mar 1150%Mar 1150%Nov 2050%Nov 2090%Apr 390%Apr 390%Oct 2990%Oct 2910%Feb 1010%Feb 1010%Dec 1410%Dec 140%Jan 100%Jan 10Jul 19100%Jul 19100%NowNowvery coldcoldcoolcomfortablewarmhot
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Exaplátanos should appear around March 22, only rarely appearing before March 4 or after April 9.

Growing Degree Days in Exaplátanos

Growing Degree Days in ExaplátanosJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F500°F500°F1,000°F1,000°F1,500°F1,500°F2,000°F2,000°F2,500°F2,500°F3,000°F3,000°F3,500°F3,500°F4,000°F4,000°F4,500°F4,500°FMar 2286°FMar 2286°FJun 4900°FJun 4900°FJul 111,800°FJul 111,800°FDec 314,154°FDec 314,154°FNowNow
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

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 3.0 months, from May 20 to August 20, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.6 kWh. The brightest day of the year is July 7, with an average of 7.7 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.6 months, from October 29 to February 17, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.0 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 15, with an average of 1.8 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Exaplátanos

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in ExaplátanosbrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWhJul 77.7 kWhJul 77.7 kWhDec 151.8 kWhDec 151.8 kWhMay 206.6 kWhMay 206.6 kWhAug 206.6 kWhAug 206.6 kWhOct 293.0 kWhOct 293.0 kWhFeb 173.0 kWhFeb 173.0 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Exaplátanos are 40.976 deg latitude, 22.130 deg longitude, and 397 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Exaplátanos contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 617 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 440 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (6,900 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (8,560 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Exaplátanos is covered by cropland (63%), trees (16%), and grassland (10%), within 10 miles by cropland (41%) and trees (40%), and within 50 miles by cropland (37%) and trees (37%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Exaplátanos, 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Exaplátanos.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Exaplátanos 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 Exaplátanos is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Exaplátanos and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Kozani National Airport "Filippos" (LGKZ, 27%, 81 kilometers, south); Thessaloniki Airport (LGTS, 31%, 87 kilometers, southeast); Kastoria National Airport (LGKA, 23%, 93 kilometers, southwest); and Skopje "Alexander the Great" Airport (LWSK, 20%, 118 kilometers, north).

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.