When is the best time to go to Kos

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Kos, Greece. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Kos weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Kos are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Kos January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
12°C 169mm 5.6hrs 10.9hrs 17°C

The weather in January in Kos is characteristically mild and wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Kos for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Kos and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (57°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Kos with around 169mm 6.7 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Kos weather in January »

February

Kos February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
13°C 115mm 6.3hrs 11.7hrs 16°C

February in Kos is generally damp with the temperature being mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Kos for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Kos and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (57°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Kos with around 115mm 4.5 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Kos weather in February »

March

Kos March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
15°C 76mm 7.7hrs 12.8hrs 16°C

The weather in March in Kos is characteristically mild and reasonably dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Kos.

March is in the spring in Kos and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (61°F), whilst at night 9°C (48°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Kos with around 76mm 3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Kos weather in March »

April

Kos April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 36mm 9.2hrs 14hrs 17°C

Kos's weather in April is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Kos.

April is in the spring in Kos and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 12°C (53°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Kos with around 36mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Kos weather in April »

May

Kos May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 21mm 11.3hrs 15hrs 19°C

May is a dry month in Kos and the temperature is generally warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Kos, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in Kos and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 24°C (76°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Kos with around 21mm 0.8 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 11.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Kos weather in May »

June

Kos June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 8mm 14.1hrs 10.9hrs 22°C

The weather in June in Kos is characteristically hot and very dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Kos, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Kos and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Kos with around 8mm 0.3 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 14.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Kos weather in June »

July

Kos July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
29°C 2mm 14.8hrs 11.7hrs 24°C

July in Kos is generally very dry with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Kos, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Kos and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Kos with around 2mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 14.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Kos weather in July »

August

Kos August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 5mm 13.9hrs 12.8hrs 25°C

The weather in August in Kos is characteristically hot and very dry.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Kos, with some very good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Kos and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Kos with around 5mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 13.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Kos weather in August »

September

Kos September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 17mm 12hrs 14hrs 24°C

Kos's weather in September is typically hot and dry in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Kos, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in Kos and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 29°C (83°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Kos with around 17mm 0.7 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 12 hours of sunshine per day.

Kos weather in September »

October

Kos October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
21°C 59mm 8.7hrs 15hrs 22°C

October is a reasonably dry month in Kos and the temperature is generally warm.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Kos, with some very good weather at this time of year.

October is in the fall / autumn in Kos and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 15°C (60°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Kos with around 59mm 2.3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Kos weather in October »

November

Kos November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 91mm 6.7hrs 10.9hrs 20°C

Mild and a little damp weather often prevails in Kos during the month of November

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Kos.

November is in the fall / autumn in Kos and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 12°C (53°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Kos with around 91mm 3.6 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Kos weather in November »

December

Kos December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
14°C 164mm 5.4hrs 11.7hrs 18°C

December in Kos is generally wet with the temperature being mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Kos for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Kos and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (60°F), whilst at night 9°C (48°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Kos with around 164mm 6.4 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Kos weather in December »

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Kos weather stats

Kos weather statistics
Hottest month: July 31.5°C 88.7°F
Driest month: July 2mm 0.1ins
Sunniest month: July 14.8hrs
Coldest month: January 13.6°C 56.5°F
Wettest month: January 169mm 6.7ins
Warmest sea: August 25.1°C 77.2°F
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