The best times to visit Kastoria for ideal weather are

April 30th to July 15th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Kastoria Travel Info

Weather in Kastoria

Temperature

Average temperatures in Kastoria vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 35th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Kastoria, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 89.7°F (32.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.1°F (16.2°C) at night.

Kastoria Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Kastoria Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Kastoria Perceived Temperature (F)

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Kastoria Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Kastoria Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 45.5 37.8 29.4
Feb 47.3 39.6 30.5
Mar 55.1 46.3 35.2
Apr 63.7 54.5 41.5
May 73 63.2 48.7
Jun 81.3 70.8 54.9
Jul 87.6 76.6 59.5
Aug 88.3 75.8 58.8
Sep 77.6 66.3 52.8
Oct 65.3 55.4 45
Nov 56.5 47.1 37.7
Dec 47 38.2 30.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.5 3.2 -1.4
Feb 8.5 4.2 -0.8
Mar 12.8 7.9 1.8
Apr 17.6 12.5 5.3
May 22.8 17.3 9.3
Jun 27.4 21.6 12.7
Jul 30.9 24.8 15.3
Aug 31.3 24.3 14.9
Sep 25.3 19.1 11.6
Oct 18.5 13 7.2
Nov 13.6 8.4 3.2
Dec 8.3 3.4 -1.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kastoria are July, August, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid July. For example, on the week of July 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early March with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of March 5th.

When can you find snow in Kastoria? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late January and early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Kastoria is often around around January 29th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Kastoria.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kastoria (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 14% 2 1.5
Feb 21% 5.2 2.2
Mar 18% 4 2
Apr 17% 0 1.9
May 17% 0 1.8
Jun 12% 0 1.4
Jul 4% 0 0.9
Aug 7% 0 1
Sep 14% 0 2
Oct 19% 0 3.2
Nov 20% 0.4 3.7
Dec 21% 2.4 2.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 14 5.1 3.8
Feb 21 13.2 5.6
Mar 18 10.2 5.1
Apr 17 0 4.8
May 17 0 4.6
Jun 12 0 3.6
Jul 4 0 2.3
Aug 7 0 2.5
Sep 14 0 5.1
Oct 19 0 8.1
Nov 20 1 9.4
Dec 21 6.1 7.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Kastoria has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (34.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (70%).

Wind in Kastoria is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is July, followed by March and April. July’s average wind speed of around 4.3 knots (4.9 MPH or 7.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 9.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Kastoria.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 2.7 Barely noticeable 7.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.7 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.2 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.1 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
May 3.8 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.3 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.2 Barely noticeable 7.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 2.5 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
Nov 2.1 Barely noticeable 5.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 2.6 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 67.7%
Feb 62%
Mar 51.8%
Apr 48.6%
May 48.2%
Jun 42.8%
Jul 34.7%
Aug 36.1%
Sep 48.5%
Oct 63%
Nov 70%
Dec 69.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Kastoria?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Greece; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Kastoria, Greece is July, followed by November and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Kastoria in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 27.5 in December means 27.5% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Kastoria Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 75.1°F (23.9°C) and 48.6°F (9.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Kastoria, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 81.8°F (27.7°C) and 52.5°F (11.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Kastoria to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.5°F (11.4°C) and 43°F (6.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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