The best times to visit Samos for ideal weather are
May 28th to October 28th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Samos Travel Guide
Other Samos Travel Info
Weather in Samos
Average temperatures in Samos 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 somewhat temperate — in the 42nd 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 Samos, 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 81.2°F (27.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.3°F (12.9°C) at night.
Samos Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Samos 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.
Samos Perceived Temperature (F)
Samos Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Samos 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 Samos are July, August, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid July. For example, on the week of July 9th 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 5 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.
When can you find snow in Samos? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early to mid March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Samos is often around around March 12th 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 Samos.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Samos (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
Samos has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (61% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (82.5%).
Wind in Samos is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by December and May. February’s average wind speed of around 5.2 knots (6 MPH or 9.7 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 late December where average top sustained speeds reach 9.2 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Samos.
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||3.4||Barely noticeable||6.3||Light breeze|
|Feb||5.2||Light breeze||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||4||Light breeze||6.5||Light breeze|
|Apr||3.8||Barely noticeable||6||Light breeze|
|May||4.3||Light breeze||6.5||Light breeze|
|Jun||4.3||Light breeze||6.5||Light breeze|
|Jul||3.5||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
|Aug||3.9||Barely noticeable||6.4||Light breeze|
|Sep||3.5||Barely noticeable||5.8||Light breeze|
|Oct||3.4||Barely noticeable||5.6||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.6||Barely noticeable||5.1||Light breeze|
|Dec||4.6||Light breeze||7.3||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Samos?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Spain; 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 Oct 04, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Samos, Spain is August, followed by January and December. 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 Samos in October. 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 Samos Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 71.8°F (22.1°C) and 54.2°F (12.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 8 to 11 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 comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Samos, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 79°F (26.1°C) and 49.8°F (9.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 10 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 Samos to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 57.6°F (14.2°C) and 44.6°F (7°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 8 to 14 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.