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Weather Kos

Last updated:

1 Oct

Local Time: 21:58 EEST UK Time: 19:58 BST
70°F
(21°C)
North 2mph
(3kmh)
  • Sunrise 07:06
  • Sunset 18:55
  • Moonrise 13:44
  • Moonset 02:00
Temp feels like: 70°F (21°C)
Length of Day: 9h 41m
Humidity: 73 %
Dew Point: 61°F (16°C)
Pressure: 30.01 " (1016 hpa)

Average for October: 66°F (19°C)

  • Flag of GreeceKardemena 70°F (21°C) 4 miles 6 km
  • Flag of GreeceKefalos 70°F (21°C) 7 miles 10 km
  • Flag of GreeceKalymnos 70°F (21°C) 13 miles 21 km
  • Flag of TurkeyTurgutreis 70°F (21°C) 19 miles 31 km
  • Flag of TurkeyGumbet 64°F (18°C) 27 miles 43 km
  • Flag of TurkeyBodrum 64°F (18°C) 27 miles 43 km
  • Flag of TurkeyAkbuk 64°F (18°C) 47 miles 75 km
  • Flag of TurkeyHisaronu 72°F (22°C) 59 miles 95 km
  • Flag of GreeceRhodes 72°F (22°C) 62 miles 99 km
  • Flag of GreeceSamos 73°F (23°C) 64 miles 103 km
  • Flag of TurkeyIcmeler 72°F (22°C) 65 miles 104 km
  • Flag of TurkeyMarmaris 63°F (17°C) 67 miles 107 km
  • Flag of GreeceFaliraki 72°F (22°C) 68 miles 110 km
  • Flag of GreeceKolymbia 72°F (22°C) 70 miles 113 km
  • Flag of GreeceLindos 72°F (22°C) 74 miles 119 km
  • Flag of TurkeyKusadasi 73°F (23°C) 75 miles 121 km
  • Flag of TurkeyOlu Deniz 64°F (18°C) 77 miles 124 km
  • Flag of TurkeySarigerme 63°F (17°C) 89 miles 143 km
  • Flag of GreeceSantorini 70°F (21°C) 92 miles 148 km
  • Flag of TurkeyDalaman 63°F (17°C) 95 miles 153 km
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Weather Overview for Kos

 

Kos is a sunny island which experiences long, hot dry summers and mild winters. Like many of the Greek Islands the shoulder seasons of autumn and spring with holidaymakers hoping to avoid the crowds and scorching temperatures of the summer.

Kos is a Greek Island located 4km off the coast of Turkey in the north-eastern Aegean Sea. It is part of the South Sporades group of the Dodecanese Greek Islands, and enjoys a climate that is typified by a combination of semi-tropical and Mediterranean conditions.

Summer begins around May with temperatures averaging 21°C, before moving up to an average temperature of 25°C in June. Daytimes are generally in the high 20s and nights in the low 20s. July and August see Kos’ hottest temperatures and it is not uncommon for the region to experience temperatures in excess of 40°C, though it barometer generally hovers around the mid to low 30’s. A sea breeze helps to keep things comfortable but many will find it too hot in the peak of the day.Like most of Greece, the region is blessed with sunny days - the height of summer sees up to 14 hours of uninterrupted sunlight per day.

 

Kos  beach Greece

Kos, Greece.

If you are not a fan of the hot weather it is best to visit Kos in the shoulder seasons of spring and autumn when the weather is less extreme: warm, sunny days, cool evenings and moderate rainfall. The benefit of visiting during this time is that you avoid the peak summer crowds. The sea is still warm in autumn so swimming is possible but it is quite chilly in spring.

Winters are mild with the coolest months being January and February when the mercury falls to about 13°C in the day and 8°C at night. There is frequent rain from October to May, with the majority falling in December. The island still sees, on average, 4 to 5 hours of sunshine per day during winter which is enviable in comparison to many other European holiday destinations in winter.

By March the rainfall has decreased and the island welcomes spring. March sees an average temperature of 12°C, before rising to 15°C in April and a pleasant 20°C in May.

Kos sunset

Kos, at sunset.

 

 

 


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