When is the best time to go to Zákynthos

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Zákynthos, 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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Zákynthos weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Zákynthos 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

Zákynthos January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
13°C 148mm 5.1hrs 10.8hrs 16°C

January is a wet month in Zákynthos and the temperature is generally mild.

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

January is in the winter in Zákynthos and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (58°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Zákynthos with around 148mm 5.8 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 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Zákynthos February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
13°C 104mm 5.8hrs 11.7hrs 15°C

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

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

February is in the winter in Zákynthos and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (58°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Zákynthos with around 104mm 4.1 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Zákynthos March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
15°C 86mm 6.8hrs 12.8hrs 15°C

The weather in March in Zákynthos is characteristically mild and a little damp.

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

March is in the spring in Zákynthos 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 Zákynthos with around 86mm 3.4 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Zákynthos April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 48mm 8.2hrs 14hrs 16°C

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

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 Zákynthos.

April is in the spring in Zákynthos and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Zákynthos with around 48mm 1.9 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 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Zákynthos May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
21°C 22mm 10.2hrs 15.1hrs 19°C

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

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

May is in the spring in Zákynthos and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 24°C (74°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Zákynthos with around 22mm 0.9 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Zákynthos June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 7mm 12.3hrs 10.8hrs 23°C

June in Zákynthos is generally very dry with the temperature being hot.

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

June is in the summer in Zákynthos and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Zákynthos with around 7mm 0.3 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 12.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Zákynthos weather in June »

July

Zákynthos July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 6mm 14.1hrs 11.7hrs 25°C

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

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

July is in the summer in Zákynthos and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Zákynthos with around 6mm 0.2 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.

Zákynthos weather in July »

August

Zákynthos August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 10mm 12.8hrs 12.8hrs 26°C

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

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

August is in the summer in Zákynthos and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 21°C (69°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Zákynthos with around 10mm 0.4 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 12.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Zákynthos weather in August »

September

Zákynthos September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 35mm 10.4hrs 14hrs 25°C

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

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

September is in the fall / autumn in Zákynthos and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Zákynthos with around 35mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 3 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Zákynthos weather in September »

October

Zákynthos October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
21°C 134mm 7.7hrs 15.1hrs 23°C

October is a wet month in Zákynthos and the temperature is generally warm.

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

October is in the fall / autumn in Zákynthos and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (74°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Zákynthos with around 134mm 5.3 inches of rain making it a wet 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.

Zákynthos weather in October »

November

Zákynthos November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 151mm 5.8hrs 10.8hrs 20°C

November in Zákynthos is generally wet with the temperature being mild.

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

November is in the fall / autumn in Zákynthos and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 12°C (54°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Zákynthos with around 151mm 5.9 inches of rain making it a wet 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 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Zákynthos weather in November »

December

Zákynthos December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
14°C 188mm 4.9hrs 11.7hrs 18°C

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

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

December is in the winter in Zákynthos and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (61°F), whilst at night 9°C (49°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Zákynthos with around 188mm 7.4 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 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Zákynthos weather in December »

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Zákynthos weather statistics
Hottest month: August 30.5°C 86.9°F
Driest month: July 6mm 0.2ins
Sunniest month: July 14.1hrs
Coldest month: January 14.2°C 57.6°F
Wettest month: December 188mm 7.4ins
Warmest sea: August 26.3°C 79.3°F
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