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    Aegean Sea

    Rhodes weather and climate

    Aegean Sea

    Rhodes weather and climate

     

    Day

    24 °C

     

    Night

    16 °C

     

    Sea

    19 °C

     

    Precipitation

    17 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    2 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    14 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    10 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    63 %

     

    Day

    24 °C

     

    Night

    16 °C

     

    Sea

    19 °C

     

    Precipitation

    17 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    2 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    14 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    10 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    63 %

    Overview: Rhodes
    The island of Rhodes, situated within the paradisiacal climes of Greece, is renowned for its warm Mediterranean weather. Throughout the year, the island basks in daytime temperatures that range from approximately 14 °C (58 °F) in the cooler month of January to a zenith of about 31 °C (89 °F) during the height of summer in July. Conversely, the month witnessing the least rainfall is August, with scarcely 0 days, whilst the month of January presents the greatest chance of rain with up to 11 days. The surrounding sea tempers these effects, fluctuating from a cool 17 °C (62 °F) in March to a pleasantly warm 26 °C (79 °F) by August. As the sun dips below the horizon, visitors can experience nocturnal temperatures reaching a peak at 25 °C (76 °F) in August, yet dropping to a brisk 8 °C (46 °F) come February.

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    Last week's weather in Rhodes

    The average temperature for the week of 22 April 2024 - 28 April 2024 was 22 °C (72 °F) during the day and 17 °C (63 °F) during the night. These temperatures are roughly same as the long-time average for Rhodes, being 21 °C (70 °F) for daily temperatures and 14 °C (57 °F) for night temperatures. Wednesday marked the hottest day of the week. The average temperatures during different times of day (local time) were following: 7am 18 °C (64 °F), 10am 20 °C (68 °F), 1pm 21 °C (70 °F), 4pm 22 °C (72 °F), 7pm 20 °C (68 °F), 10pm 19 °C (66 °F).

    There were 7 days without rain during this week. During the whole week, total of 0 mm (0.00 in) of precipitation was observed, which is below the long term average for Rhodes, which is 7 mm (0.28 in). On average, the cloud coverage during daylight hours (from dawn to dusk) was 55 %.

    An average wind speed of 4.3 m/s was recorded. Prevailing wind direction(s) were South-East and West. The air pressure was 1006 hpa - 1020 hpa. The air in Rhodes had an average humidity of 69 %.

    On average, there were 6 hours clear skies, 1.5 hours partially overcast skies and 7.5 hours overcast skies during the daytime (from dawn to dusk). On average, the time of sunrise was 06:21, and the time of sunset was 19:50.

    Weather overview for Rhodes

    Weather overview

    The island of Rhodes, situated within the paradisiacal climes of Greece, is renowned for its warm Mediterranean weather. Throughout the year, the island basks in daytime temperatures that range from approximately 14 °C (58 °F) in the cooler month of January to a zenith of about 31 °C (89 °F) during the height of summer in July. Conversely, the month witnessing the least rainfall is August, with scarcely 0 days, whilst the month of January presents the greatest chance of rain with up to 11 days. The surrounding sea tempers these effects, fluctuating from a cool 17 °C (62 °F) in March to a pleasantly warm 26 °C (79 °F) by August. As the sun dips below the horizon, visitors can experience nocturnal temperatures reaching a peak at 25 °C (76 °F) in August, yet dropping to a brisk 8 °C (46 °F) come February.

    January weather

    In Rhodes, the daytime temperature hits a low with an average of 14 °C (58 °F). Meanwhile, a dip in the sea temperature to 17 °C (63 °F) is noticeable. The month sees the highpoint of rainy days. A decrease in the nighttime temperature to 8 °C (47 °F) is also observed.

    February weather

    The quantity of rainy days in Rhodes lessens, as seen in the 10 days count, alongside an observed decrease in rainfall to 111 mm (4.36 in). A cooler sea temperature of 17 °C (62 °F) is present, marking the coldest night temperatures for the area. The onset of more sunlight is apparent, totaling 6 hours.

    March weather

    The commencement of an upward trajectory in the daytime temperature is evident in Rhodes, reaching 17 °C (62 °F), concurrently with the sea temperature reaching its lowest at 17 °C (62 °F). The continuation of fewer rainy days is marked by 7 days, along with a reduction in rainfall volume. The nighttime temperatures initiate a rise. Daylight duration increases steadily.

    April weather

    April in Rhodes sees an ascent in sea temperature to 17 °C (63 °F) and a notable rise in daytime warmth to 20 °C (68 °F). Considerable reductions in rainfall to 36 mm (1.43 in) and a further decrease in rainy days to 5 days are observed. Temperatures at night begin to climb. The expansion of sunshine continues, now reaching 8 hours.

    May weather

    Rhodes experiences a consistent rise in daytime temperature, while also observing a corresponding increase in sea temperature to 19 °C (67 °F). The trend of diminishing rainfall persists, as seen by a drop to 17 mm (0.69 in), along with a decline in rainy day occurrences to 2 days. Nighttime temperatures continue their ascent. The amount of cloud-free sunlight shows appreciation, reaching 10 hours.

    June weather

    June's daytime temperatures in Rhodes climb, illustrated by a value of 29 °C (83 °F), and the sea temperature too experiences an elevation to 22 °C (71 °F). Rainy days persist on their downward trend, marked by 1 day, while the volume of rainfall continues to wane, documented at 4 mm (0.16 in). The tourist season begins to make its presence known. Night temperatures sustain their upward momentum.

    July weather

    July in Rhodes heralds the peak of daytime temperatures, hitting an average high of 31 °C (89 °F), while a surge in sea temperature is noticeable at 24 °C (76 °F). The throngs of tourists continue to arrive. Radiant sunshine reaches its zenith, with a tally of 14 hours. Nighttime temperatures persist in their elevation. The apex of wind speeds during this month is also noteworthy.

    August weather

    The tourist season marches on in Rhodes. The sea temperature achieves its highest reading of 26 °C (79 °F) while the daytime temperature starts its decline to 31 °C (88 °F). A discernible minimum in rainfall to 1 mm (0.02 in), and a nadir of rainy days to 0 days is recorded. Nighttime warmth reaches its climax.

    September weather

    September in Rhodes sees daytime warmth receding slightly to 28 °C (82 °F), and a commencement in the retreat of sea temperatures to 25 °C (78 °F). The ongoing tourist season is noticeable. A restarting increase in the number of rainy days is identified. Night temperatures begin their descent. The availability of sun dwindles gradually.

    October weather

    October in Rhodes maintains the continuation of the tourist season. The decline in sea temperatures presses on, juxtaposed with a consistent lowering of daytime temperatures to 24 °C (76 °F). Rainy days see an incremental rise, indicated by 4 days, and the precipitation quantity keeps on its upward trajectory to 58 mm (2.29 in). Minimal wind speeds are a characteristic of this period.

    November weather

    The decline in daytime temperature is sustained in Rhodes during November, reaching 20 °C (67 °F), while the sea temperature parallels this trend, decreasing to 21 °C (69 °F). The ascent in the number of rainy days unfolds, now tallying 7 days, and an accompanying rise in rainfall levels is also quantified. The influx of less radiant sunshine persists. The drop in nighttime warmth continues.

    December weather

    Rhodes witnesses a further fall in daytime warmth, averaging 16 °C (61 °F), along with the sea temperature's continuance in its descent to 19 °C (66 °F). The nighttime chill intensifies. Sunlight sees its shortest span during December. The zenith of rainfall is at this time. The atmosphere's humidity peaks.

    FAQs

    What is the lowest day temperature recorded in Rhodes during January?

    The coldest daytime temperature in January in Rhodes is 14 °C (58 °F).

    How does the average number of rainy days in February in Rhodes compare to other months?

    February in Rhodes demonstrates a slight decline in rainy days with an average of 10 days.

    Can we expect significant rainfall in March in Rhodes?

    No, significant rainfall is not anticipated in March in Rhodes as it averages just 7 days of precipitation.

    During April, how much sunshine does Rhodes enjoy daily?

    Rhodes bathes in approximately 8 hours of daily sunshine throughout April.

    How many instances of rainfall are likely in May in Rhodes?

    In Rhodes during May, one can anticipate limited rainfall occurring on an average of 2 days.

    Would you recommend Rhodes as a travel destination in June?

    Absolutely, June stands out as an excellent time to visit Rhodes, offering enviable daytime temperatures of 29 °C (83 °F).

    What can swimmers expect from the sea temperature in Rhodes during July?

    In July, swimmers in Rhodes can relish a comfortably warm sea that averages 24 °C (76 °F).

    What daytime temperatures will tourists experience in August in Rhodes?

    Tourists in Rhodes during August will encounter daytime temperatures that typically ascend to 31 °C (88 °F).

    How do daytime temperatures in Rhodes during September compare to the summer peak?

    While receding from summer's peak, September in Rhodes provides comfortably warm daytime temperatures of roughly 28 °C (82 °F).

    Does Rhodes experience a substantial increase in rainfall during October?

    Rhodes sees a modest uplift in rainfall during October, calculated at an average of 4 days of rain in the month.

    What is the nocturnal temperature in Rhodes throughout November?

    In Rhodes, November features average nighttime temperatures settling at 13 °C (55 °F).

    In Rhodes, how does December's daylight length compare to the rest of the year?

    December days in Rhodes are the shortest of the year, providing limited sunlight compared to other months.

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