Santorini Weather February Averages, Greece

What's the Weather Like in Santorini in February?

Although February is usually the coldest month to visitSantorini in Greece, the island is much warmer and drier than London in the UK in February.

This makes it an interesting option for some winter sun. And as there are far fewer tourists on the island, this makes it an appealing time for walking or sightseeing

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    • Temperature Temperature 12°C 54°F
    • High Temperature Holiday Weather 14°C 57°F
    • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 10°C 50°F
    • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 7 hrs
    • Rainfall Rainfall 43 mm
    • Rainfall days Rainfall days 9 days
    • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 16°C 61°F

    Santorini Weather for February 2019

    What's the Weather Like in Santorini in February?

    Although February is usually the coldest month to visitSantorini in Greece, the island is much warmer and drier than London in the UK in February.

    This makes it an interesting option for some winter sun. And as there are far fewer tourists on the island, this makes it an appealing time for walking or sightseeing

    Temperature

    The average temperature for Santorini is 12ºC, which is made up from average highs of 14ºC and lows of 10ºC

    Rain

    There's an average of 43mm of rainfall that's divided between nine rainy days across the month.

    Sunshine Hours 

    The island has an average of seven hours of sunshine each day, giving you plenty of opportunities to explore the resort. But with an average seawater temperature as low as 16°C, you might want to skip a day at the beach.

    Wind

    Across the month, typical wind speeds usually vary between light and fresh breezes, almost never rising to strong winds.

    Santorini Hotels in February 

    Villa Renos

    When it comes to a room with a view, you can't beat Villa Renos. This complex of villas is located only a stone's throw away from the sea, providing guests with amazing sea vistas. Here you'll find accommodation in the form of double, deluxe double and triple rooms, providing something for all budgets. Onsite services and facilities include swimming pool, solarium, terrace, bar, free WiFi throughout and free parking.

    Anteliz Suites

    Anteliz Suites is a top end complex perfect for holidaymakers who want to splash out on their holiday. Overlooking the Aegean Sea and Santorinian Caldera, this complex provides guests with double rooms, superior doubles, junior suites, senior suites and master suites, guaranteeing something for all tastes. There is a wealth of amenities and services available, such as breakfast included in the price, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, free WiFi access, excursions and water sports.

    Artemis Villas

    Artemis Villas is another top pick when it comes to luxury accommodation. Here guests can choose between ten studios, superior studios and traditional suites, each of which is spacious and modern. Visitors are encouraged to take full advantage of the facilities and services available onsite, including swimming pool, terrace, excursion booking, free WiFi access throughout, pool bar and the option to have breakfast served to you on your balcony.

    Bars and Restaurants

    Jaipur Palace Santorini

    Those looking for a difference from the predominantly Greek-themed local dining scene should head to Jaipur Palace Santorini, which offers fine Indian dining. Expect friendly and efficient service at this informal eatery, with a range of delicious and authentic Indian dishes that cater to vegetarians as well as meat-eaters. A must visit for all curry-lovers holidaying in Santorini. 

    Laokasti Restaurant

    Situated within the Laokasti Villas Hotel, Laokasti Restaurant ranks as one of the finest eateries in Santorini and serves up exquisite Mediterranean dishes with considerable flair. Anything on this menu comes highly recommended, as the food on offer here will please even the fussiest of diners. Expect a warm welcome and diligent service from the restaurant's dedicated staff. 

    Dorians

    Located in Perissa on the southern edge of the island, Dorians makes the ideal place to head during the evenings and relax over a cocktail while sharing some bar snacks. This friendly, casual establishment is as popular among locals as it is with tourists and creates a party atmosphere thanks to the seventies and eighties-themed music which regularly plays. 

    Things to do in Santorini in February 

    Cable Car

    The famous Santorini cable car is one of the best ways to enjoy panoramic views of the island. This cable car will transport you from the Santorini Port all the way up to Fira – 220m above sea level – providing you with fantastic sea vistas along the way, so make sure you take your camera with you. When you arrive in Fira, you'll find plenty of things to see and do, with cafes, shops and museums peppered throughout. 

    Hiking

    The cool and often overcast weather makes February a fantastic time to take a hike from Fira to Oia. The path connecting these two villages stretches on for more than 7 miles, but the terrain is fairly flat and safe, making it suitable for travellers of all ages, as long as you've got a bit of stamina. You'll find plenty of shops and cafes along the way where you can stop off for a bite to eat or something to drink, making for an overall pleasant day out. If you don't fancy walking all the way back, there are plenty of busses you can catch in Oia which will take you back to Fira.

    The Mnemossyne Gallery

    The Mnemossyne Gallery is one of the most popular art galleries in the whole of Santorini. Unlike a traditional art museum, this gallery is located inside a large house, where you'll find a great collection of artwork and jewellery – all of which has been made by local artists. If you're on the lookout for gifts for friends and family back home or some unique souvenirs of your holiday, you'll be pleased to hear that you can purchase many of the pieces in the gallery. Like many attractions in Santorini, the Mnemossyne Gallery boasts a fantastic location with incredible views.

    February events in Santorini

    Religious

    Feast of Ipapandi

    2nd February 2020

    The Feast of Ipapandi takes place each year in Finikia and Oia, Santorini. On this day, locals dress the streets up in colourful decorations and get ready to party. The highlight of the festival is the feast which everyone is encouraged to take part in. Other activities include music concerts and folk dancing.

    Culture

    Valentine's Day

    14th February 2020

    Where better to spend Valentine's Day than Santorini with it's charming blue and white houses, picturesque scenery and amazing sunsets? In February the island is much quieter than in peak season, meaning you can explore the stunning surroundings without hoards of tourists.

    Website:

    https://santoriniexperts.com/blog/702-valentine-s-day-in-santorini

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