17 AprLocal Time: 19:56 EEST UK Time: 17:56 BST
- Sunrise 06:58
- Sunset 20:15
- Moonrise 22:40
- Moonset 08:17
|Temp feels like:||55°F (13°C)|
|Length of Day:||9h 29m|
|Dew Point:||43°F (6°C)|
|Pressure:||29.77 " (1008 hpa)|
|Visiblity:||6 miles (10 km)|
Average for April: 59°F (15°C)
Thu 17 Apr63°F (17°C)Night
Fri 18 Apr63°F (17°C)Night
Sat 19 Apr63°F (17°C)Night
Sun 20 Apr63°F (17°C)Night
Weather Overview for Nidri
To the eastern coast of the island of Lefkada in Greece sits the town of Nidri. Nidri is a popular tourist resort and one of the most scenic and cosmopolitan towns in Lefkada, which lies 11km north of the island’s capital, Fira. Nidri consists of a stunning tree lined sandy beach with crystal clear waters and attracts a large number of tourists from across the globe – but especially the rest of Europe – every summer.
The islets of Heloni, Sparti, Madouri, Scorpio and Scorpidi can all be seen from beautiful Nidri beach. In addition to the lovely beach, visitors can enjoy jet skiing, wind surfing, yachting, para-sailing, swimming, water skiing, surfing and many other fun water based activities. The water here is clean and clear and free of currents, plus the seawater temperature remains inviting throughout the year. The area around Nidri is fairly flat making walking and cycling enjoyable, especially routes that wind through surrounding olive groves.
Nidri has a pretty little port full of small fishing boats, sail boats and luxurious yachts, and during the summer season different events liven up the place. Various exhibitions, religious celebrations and interesting cultural performances are well worth keeping your eyes peeled for. The town of Nidri is also one of the main yachting points in the Ionian Sea and due to its setting on the eastern coast usually enjoys a calm sea ideal for learning how to sail. One of the biggest yachting events in the Mediterranean, the annual Ionian Regatta, is held in Nidri usually around the third Thursday of September. This event is a remarkable sight and normally draws around 190 entries and a big crowd of spectators.
Nidri sits on the edge of striking cliffs with an amazing view over the nearby volcano. Narrow picturesque streets wind through the town with small white painted houses and a number of blue domed churches – both quintessential features of Greece.
Nidri has a good variety of bars, cafes, nightclubs, restaurants, hotels and taverns located in the town and its surrounding area. The bars and restaurants in this area offer a blend of Greek and international cuisine to suit all tastes. Peak season in Nidri is May to October. Plan an early or late Greek getaway at the start or end of the summer season for a more relaxed, laid back holiday.
The climate of Nidri encompasses typical Mediterranean temperate weather with long hot and dry summers and short, mild and relatively wet winters. The weather in Nidri offers 300 days of sunshine in an average year and very little amount of rainfall - typical of this region. The summertime temperatures average around 30 to 35°C, while the winter months in Nidri tend to be very mild.
The summer season in Nidri is reliably warm and sunny. The early months of the summer season, May and June, see temperature highs of 24°C to 29°C, while the months of July and August experience very high temperatures reaching up to 32°C at times; along with 13 hours of sunshine every day. Summer months in Nidri are the most humid with average daily humidity around 71 – 75 per cent but the cooling coastal winds help to temper the heat. The seawater temperature remains around an inviting 25°C during this season while the amount of precipitation averages around 12 – 36mm. During the months of July and August the island experiences its hottest, most humid days, and hardly any rainfall.
The winter months in Nidri from November to April tend to be fairly cold and wet, hence why the island shuts down during this season. However, there are still good deals to be had and Nidri is still warmer and more pleasant at the time of year that many other parts of Europe. The month of December is considered to be the wettest of the year and can often usher in strong storms, winds and heavy rain. However, the town still enjoys plenty of sunny days amid the rain.
During this season the average temperatures reach the high of 15C while the average minimum temperature at night drops down to 6C. Number of rainfall days in this season averages around 13 – 14 days, the average precipitation amount is 184mm in December, 90mm in January and 110mm in February while the sea water temperature ranges 15 – 17C. The average daily humidity level in this season is around 72 – 77 percent while Nidri enjoys 4 – 5 hours of daily sunshine during winters.
During the spring season in Nidri the weather is sunny and glorious, and spring is the perfect time to explore the lush green countryside around Nidri. During the spring season Nidri gets the average high temperature of 20C during the daytime and temperature drops down to a minimum of 8C during night. The average humidity level in this season is around 75 per cent while it enjoys 6 – 8 hours of sunshine every day. Number of rainfall days in this season averages around 11 days, the average precipitation amount is 60mm while the sea water temperature ranges 16C. Click here for a 7-day forecast.
The weather remains warm during September and October. During the autumns Nidri gets the average high temperature of 29C during the daytime and temperature drops down to a minimum of 15C during night. The average humidity level in this season is around 74 per cent while it enjoys 7 – 9 hours of sunshine every day. Number of rainfall days in this season averages around 5 – 10 days, the average precipitation amount is 42mm in September and 120mm in October while the sea water temperature ranges 22 – 25C.