The best times to visit Kithira for ideal weather are
March 12th to June 24th
September 10th to December 9th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Kithira Travel Guide
Other Kithira Travel Info
Weather in Kithira
Average temperatures in Kithira vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 68th 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 Kithira, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 88.7°F (31.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.1°F (25.1°C) at night.
Kithira Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Kithira Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Kithira Perceived Temperature (F)
Kithira Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Kithira 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kithira are July, August, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early February with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of February 5th.
When can you find snow in Kithira? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Kithira is often around around February 26th 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 Kithira.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kithira (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Kithira has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (41.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (68.5%).
Wind in Kithira is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is March, followed by February and November. March’s average wind speed of around 12.3 knots (14.1 MPH or 22.8 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 21.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Kithira.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||11.3||Significant breeze||16.6||Significant breeze|
|Feb||11.9||Significant breeze||17.2||Strong breeze|
|Mar||12.3||Significant breeze||17.9||Significant breeze|
|Apr||11.3||Significant breeze||16.6||Significant breeze|
|May||9.7||Gentle breeze||15.4||Significant breeze|
|Jun||10.1||Gentle breeze||16||Significant breeze|
|Jul||10||Gentle breeze||16.3||Significant breeze|
|Aug||10.2||Gentle breeze||16.7||Significant breeze|
|Sep||9.6||Gentle breeze||15.3||Significant breeze|
|Oct||11.7||Significant breeze||17||Strong breeze|
|Nov||11.8||Significant breeze||16.8||Significant breeze|
|Dec||11.8||Significant breeze||16.8||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Kithira?
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 Kithira, Greece is June, followed by February and July. 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 Kithira in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Kithira Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 75.8°F (24.3°C) and 57.4°F (14.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
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 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Kithira, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 82.8°F (28.2°C) and 64.4°F (18°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Kithira to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 61.3°F (16.3°C) and 55.2°F (12.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.