The best times to visit Peloponnese 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.
Peloponnese Travel Guide
Other Peloponnese Travel Info
Weather in Peloponnese
Average temperatures in Peloponnese vary greatly. 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 32nd 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 Peloponnese, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 90.3°F (32.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.2°F (15.7°C) at night.
Peloponnese Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Peloponnese 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.
Peloponnese Perceived Temperature (F)
Peloponnese Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Peloponnese 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 Peloponnese 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 to late August. For example, on the week of August 20th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.
When can you find snow in Peloponnese? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Peloponnese is often around around March 5th 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 Peloponnese.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Peloponnese (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
Peloponnese has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (33.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (71.7%).
Wind in Peloponnese is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by August and April. March’s average wind speed of around 5.1 knots (5.8 MPH or 9.4 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 to late August where average top sustained speeds reach 12.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Peloponnese.
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||3.7||Barely noticeable||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.6||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.1||Light breeze||11.3||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|May||4.7||Light breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||4.7||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.8||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5||Light breeze||10.8||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||3.7||Barely noticeable||10.1||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||3.4||Barely noticeable||9.3||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||3.3||Barely noticeable||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.3||Barely noticeable||8.3||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Peloponnese?
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 Peloponnese, 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 Peloponnese 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 Peloponnese Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 77°F (25°C) and 53.3°F (11.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 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 about 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Peloponnese, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 84.3°F (29.1°C) and 58.8°F (14.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 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 Peloponnese to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 55.8°F (13.2°C) and 48.4°F (9.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: consistently 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.