Kos Weather November Averages, Greece
What's the Weather like in Kos in November
November is the start of the off season in Kos as the weather falls to cold season temperatures throughout the month with rainfall and cloud coverage continuing their steep rise. Although it is not considered as cold season until the final week it is still pretty cold during this month with an average temperature of 15 C (59 F).
The beginning of November continues on where October left off as the highs along with the lows decline throughout the whole of the month. Highs and lows begin the month at 19.4 C (67 F) and 14.4 C (58 F) making this the warmest point of the month so keep that in mind if planning a trip during November. Probability of rainfall begins the month at 32 % and continues its upward climb through to the end while cloud coverage is on the same climb beginning at 48 % (partly cloudy) and gradually elevating throughout the month.
Average Sea Temperature
Around the middle of November the highs and lows fall to 18.3 C (65 F) and 12.7 C (55 F) respectively. The drop in temperature as the month progresses causes the average sea temperature to fall from previous months to 20 C (68 F). Rainfall around mid November is on average of 38 % chance as the probability rises by decimals daily making rainfall more likely to occur as the months progresses. Cloud coverage rises to 54 % (partly cloudy) at mid month as it becomes more likely for skies to be cloudy than to be clear.
Towards the end of the month the highs continue their fall as they reach the beginning of cold season temperatures at 16.6 C (62 F) on around the last day of the month. The lows also reach these temperatures at 12.2 C (54 F) to end the month and usher in the December cold season. Probability of rainfall rises to 44 % and ends the final week at 46 % which strays on into December with minor fluctuations. Cloud coverage ends the month at 57 % (partly cloudy) coverage rising lightly from mid November.
The average amount of rainfall in November 91 mm divided into 8 days making it the fourth rainiest month of the year. This month marks a significant increase in rainfall making it more likely to occur as close to a third of the month will see rainfall. If visiting in November you can expect mostly thunderstorms and moderate rainfall compared with light rain or drizzle so bring an umbrella and the proper rain gear just in case rain occurs during your stay.
As cloud coverage rises above 50 % in November skies become less clear which in turn makes for a drop in the average hours of daily sunshine to 8 hours daily. This and also that winter is closing in can be the attributed causes to this drop which occurs well into February. As sunshine diminishes sun protection becomes less useful so it may not be necessary to use during this time of year unless you happen to find yourself amidst a rare warm and sunny day.
Kos Hotels in November
Finding a place to stay on Kos in November is easier than most of the year, as it is officially the off season now. Areas that are sure to have plenty of available accommodation around this time of year are mostly in Kos Town, Psalidi, or Lambi near the waterfront. It's still recommended to book in advance though.
Cleopatra Classic Hotel is one of the most sought-after resorts in the area. The location in Kardamena is extremely handy, plus the family rooms come with huge balconies. Furthermore the staff (available 24/7) is incredibly helpful and keen to make your entire stay a wonderful one. There's also a lovely pool area complete with sun beds and a bar/lounge area.
Helona Resort on Kos is located on one of the most amazing beaches on the island in Kardamena. This resort has a good number of rooms and a large entertainment space (which can accommodate up to 200 people at a time). Moreover, many of the rooms come with their own private pools and large terraces. To top it all off, the view of the sea from the hotel is simply outstanding, while the kayak and bike rentals give you the freedom to explore the island to its fullest.
The Atlantica Thalassa Hotel located in the Lambi part of Kos Town, makes you feel welcome this minute your arrive, with sandwiches and drinks to help you unwind and freshen up after a long journey. Most of the rooms overlook the pool area, while there's plenty of excellent facilities such as a an attractive bar/lounge and excellent restaurant.
With free parking, extremely friendly staff and free wireless Internet the Aegeon Hotel is a good place for a fuss-free break away. The members of staff are happy to guide you around the island, taking you to all the best spots that you might otherwise miss out on. This hotel is located in the island centre of Kos Town so there are numerous hotels, shops, and bars at easy walking distance.
Kos Beach for November
The beaches of Kos are beautiful year round, and even November remains pleasant enough for a trip to the beach.
If you are staying at the village of Kardamena while holidaying on Kos, be sure to head to the nearby Kardamena Beach. This 3-kilomter strip of clean, sandy beach is very popular with holidaymakers as it provides everything you may need including sun beds, umbrellas, eateries and a huge range of watersports (although these may be limited at this time of year). The neighbouring Banana Beach is quieter, so head there if you want near-total solitude.
Mastichari Beach located on Kos's northern coast is a striking white sandy beach with emerald green water and long stretches of sand, which are ideal for strolls or keen runners. There are plenty of umbrellas and sun beds for rent, plus shaded areas thanks to crops of trees.
Bars and Restaurants
Although most restaurants and bars are closed in November there are still plenty to choose from. Your best bet are eateries in Kos and Psalidi, or, many hotel restaurants and bars will remain open all-year round.
Broadway Restaurant, as its name suggests, is located in Kos Town and offers an American/Greek fusion cuisine. A warm, welcoming owner, friendly staff and tasty food such as burgers and fries and Greek Saganaki, has earned this place a great reputation, as well as several awards.
A traditional coffee house is what this restaurant calls itself but it offers much more than just coffee. The Watermill of Zia cafe has been built inside a classic structure from the 1800s making it a must-see for history buffs. As well as serving great coffee, this place does yummy milkshakes, ice cream and sarnies, too.
Things to do in Kos in November
Kos has something for everyone historical sites and artifacts, bustling nightlife, stunning natural scenery and wildlife, fun-packed water sports and much, much more. November is low season here, so some activities may not be available, but for those that are, you can expect to enjoy smaller crowds, lower fees and incredibly attentive guides.
Yoga fan? Then head to Lynn Yann Yoga in Kos Town. This is the most famous yoga school on the island, and as well as standard yoga classes, why not give reiki or yoga on a paddle board a go? Classes are available all year round as the yoga studio is on a sheltered wooden deck on the beach so expect great views, too.
Visit Eleftherias Square in Kos Town for a spot of people watching and to soak up the local café culture. This delightfully entertaining place in the heart of Kos Town is just the place to fully immerse yourself in urban Greek culture. There are plenty of restaurants around so you can enjoy lunch or dinner while listening to great tunes from local musicians who are a popular sight in the square, night and day.
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