Weather Averages for kefalonia in October
Averages for kefalonia in OctoberOctober in Kefalonia is slightly cooler and wetter than the summer months but is an ideal time to visit if you want a quieter, milder holiday.
The average temperature still reaches a respectable 21°C (that's about 70°F), and only drops to around 13°C (about 54°F) in the evenings.
This means that light clothing such as t-shirts and shorts are fine for day wear. You may want to consider long sleeved tops or perhaps a lightweight jacket for the evenings. It would be best to check the local weather report before you travel so you can pack appropriately.
The average sea temperature is around 22°C (about 72°F), so you can still swim and try your hand at some watersports!
Towards the end of the month, some hotels and restaurants begin to close and some travel services also begin to be scaled back. As the winds start to increase, boat travel between various islands can also become more difficult.
On October 28th Greeks celebrate Ochi Day. 'Ochi' means 'no' in Greek and commemorates October 1940, when General Ioannis Metaxas refused Mussolini's and Hitler's request to occupy certain strategic territories in Greece.
There are often military parades in the major cities and coastal towns often have naval displays.
As this is a national holiday most tourist destinations will be closed and public services will be limited. So go ahead and simply enjoy the celebrations!