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    Greece - West coast

    Lefkada weather and climate

    Greece - West coast

    Lefkada weather and climate

     

    Day

    13 °C

     

    Night

    5 °C

     

    Sea

    15 °C

     

    Precipitation

    100 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    11 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    73 %

     

    Day

    13 °C

     

    Night

    5 °C

     

    Sea

    15 °C

     

    Precipitation

    100 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    11 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    73 %

    Overview: Lefkada
    The picturesque island of Lefkada in Greece is renowned for its warm Mediterranean climate. The temperature range throughout the year varies significantly, from pleasant though cooler days averaging around 13 °C (56 °F) in the cooler months up to the scorching heat of summer with average highs reaching up to 31 °C (88 °F). This idyllic summer destination experiences a change in sea temperatures ranging from a refreshing 15 °C (59 °F) in the off-season to a warm 25 °C (78 °F) during the peak tourist months. The island is subjected to varying precipitation levels, with July being relatively dry, resulting in a mere 1 day of rainfall, contrasting with the much wetter December, which can see up to 12 days of rain. With nocturnal temperatures peaking at 19 °C (67 °F) in August and dropping to a brisk 5 °C (42 °F) in February, visitors can expect a range of experiences depending on the season they choose to visit.

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    Weather overview for Lefkada

    Weather overview

    The picturesque island of Lefkada in Greece is renowned for its warm Mediterranean climate. The temperature range throughout the year varies significantly, from pleasant though cooler days averaging around 13 °C (56 °F) in the cooler months up to the scorching heat of summer with average highs reaching up to 31 °C (88 °F). This idyllic summer destination experiences a change in sea temperatures ranging from a refreshing 15 °C (59 °F) in the off-season to a warm 25 °C (78 °F) during the peak tourist months. The island is subjected to varying precipitation levels, with July being relatively dry, resulting in a mere 1 day of rainfall, contrasting with the much wetter December, which can see up to 12 days of rain. With nocturnal temperatures peaking at 19 °C (67 °F) in August and dropping to a brisk 5 °C (42 °F) in February, visitors can expect a range of experiences depending on the season they choose to visit.

    January weather

    In Lefkada, the decrease in sea temperature to 15 °C (60 °F) is noticeable this month, mirroring the decline seen in the previous period. Daytime temperatures are also heading downward with a current average of 13 °C (56 °F). The reduction in the frequency of rainy days becomes evident, with an average of 10 days, and a continuing decrease in rainfall, totaling 108 mm (4.23 in). As the season transitions, an increase in clear sunny hours to 5 hours becomes apparent, and a dip in night temperature to 6 °C (43 °F) is recognized.

    February weather

    A noticeable minimum in Lefkada's daytime temperature is recorded at 13 °C (56 °F), accompanying the sea temperature which also hits its annual low of 15 °C (59 °F). The count of rainy days shows an upward trajectory with an average of 11 days, whereas rainfall quantity still indicates a decline to 100 mm (3.95 in). February's wind speed reaches its peak, and the lowest night temperatures can be felt, averaging 5 °C (42 °F).

    March weather

    Indications of rising daytime temperatures become apparent in Lefkada, averaging 15 °C (59 °F), and this upward trend is also noted with night temperatures, averaging 7 °C (44 °F). The decline in rainfall quantity is observed, with figures at 78 mm (3.07 in), and a nascent decrease in the number of rainy days is apparent, resting at an average of 9 days. An increment in sunlit hours continues, observed at 6 hours.

    April weather

    April sees a continual rise in daytime temperatures in Lefkada, with a current average of 19 °C (65 °F), while the sea temperature also begins to climb. The decrease in days with rainfall is evident, averaging 7 days, alongside a falling trend in the amount of precipitation, observing a figure of 58 mm (2.27 in). A similar upwards movement is noticed in night temperatures, resting at 9 °C (49 °F), and the progression of clear sunlit hours extends to 7 hours.

    May weather

    The climb in sea temperature to 19 °C (66 °F) is on par with the prevailing increase in Lefkada, set alongside a notable rise in daytime temperatures to a pleasant 23 °C (74 °F). A continued descent is seen in the number of rainy days, listed at 4 days, and a further reduction in rainfall is marked. Night temperatures also trend upwards, and the number of sunny hours similar to the previous month accumulates to 9 hours.

    June weather

    The advent of the tourist season is paired with a climb in daytime temperatures reaching 28 °C (82 °F), and the sea temperatures also rise to a welcoming 22 °C (72 °F). The downward trend in the number of rainy days is sustained, now at 2 days, and the rainfall volume also sees a reduction to 16 mm (0.61 in). Warm night temperatures of 17 °C (62 °F) promise comfortable evenings, while the tourist season witnesses a rise in sunny hours.

    July weather

    July's potential in Lefkada is realized with daytime temperatures surging to 31 °C (87 °F), and the sea temperature aligns with this rising trend to reach 24 °C (75 °F). With a minimal rainy day count of 1 day, and a dip in rainfall volume to 9 mm (0.35 in), the number of hours to bask in the sun peaks.

    August weather

    During the prime of the tourist season in August, Lefkada experiences peak sea temperatures averaging 25 °C (78 °F), and the heat of the day also maxes out. The night temperature reaches its zenith with 19 °C (67 °F). The reduction in sunny hours begins, now measuring 12 hours.

    September weather

    A downturn in Lefkada's daytime temperatures is registered at 27 °C (81 °F), coinciding with the initial descent in sea temperatures for the month. The rise in the quantity of rainfall becomes more apparent, measured at 58 mm (2.30 in). The decrease in the number of rainy days is noted, now at 5 days. Nighttime temperatures begin their decline, registering at 17 °C (62 °F).

    October weather

    As Lefkada transitions into autumn, the sea temperature continues its decline to 22 °C (72 °F), and daytime temperatures similarly reduce to a comfortable 23 °C (73 °F). The rise in the number of rainy days corresponds with the growing trend in precipitation, documented at 100 mm (3.93 in). A downward move in night temperatures is evident, marking 14 °C (57 °F), and winds reach their annual minimum in October.

    November weather

    The continued descent in Lefkada's daytime temperatures is observed, resulting in a moderate 18 °C (64 °F), while the sea temperature also signifies a decrease with a reading of 20 °C (67 °F). An ascendancy in the number of rainy days is witnessed, while the rainfall peaks for the year. Night temperatures further retract. The sunny hours diminish as daytime shortens considerably.

    December weather

    December in Lefkada showcases an ongoing fall in sea temperatures, averaging 17 °C (63 °F), in tandem with a continued reduction in daytime heat, now at 14 °C (58 °F). An ascent in rainfall volume begins, measuring 148 mm (5.83 in), while the month also caps the number of rainy days with the highest average at 12 days. A curtailment in sunny hours manifests as the shortest day periods of the year are observed and the highest levels of humidity are reached.

    FAQs

    How does the sea temperature in Lefkada change this month?

    This month, the sea temperature in Lefkada decreases to 15 °C (60 °F), following a similar downward trend as seen in previous months.

    What is the expected wind speed during February in Lefkada?

    February witnesses the peak wind speed in Lefkada, averaging 3 m/s throughout the month.

    How many hours of sunshine can be expected in Lefkada in March?

    March enjoys an increase in sunlit hours with an average of 6 hours per day in Lefkada.

    What is the average daytime temperature in Lefkada in April?

    April in Lefkada greets you with milder warmth, as the average daytime temperature rises to 19 °C (65 °F).

    Are the number of rainy days reducing in May in Lefkada?

    Yes, May marks a continued reduction in Lefkada with only 4 days expected to have rain.

    What is the comfort level for nighttime outdoor activities in Lefkada in June?

    June's nighttime temperatures in Lefkada, averaging 17 °C (62 °F), provide comfortable conditions for outdoor evening activities.

    How do sea temperatures in Lefkada fare in July?

    July in Lefkada warms the sea to an inviting 24 °C (75 °F), ideal for swimming and water activities.

    What can be expected from the nightly weather in August in Lefkada?

    Expect the warmest nights in August with average temperatures soaring to 19 °C (67 °F) in Lefkada.

    What changes occur in the sea temperature in Lefkada during September?

    September witnesses the onset of the sea temperature decline in Lefkada to an average of 24 °C (76 °F).

    What is the trend for night temperatures in October in Lefkada?

    In October, the night temperatures in Lefkada tend to drop, averaging 14 °C (57 °F).

    Is November the month with the heaviest rainfall in Lefkada?

    November in Lefkada does indeed experience an upsurge in rainfall, reaching its yearly apex.

    What is the duration of sunshine during December in Lefkada?

    Sunshine duration in December is at its lowest in Lefkada, with an average of 4 hours per day.

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