Climate and monthly weather forecast
Lindos, Greece


The climate of Lindos

Reflecting its location in southern Greece, Lindos enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot summers—characterized by the Köppen climate classification as Csa. This geographic position, nestled comfortably between the sea and mountains, contributes to a fascinating blend of weather dynamics throughout the year.

Average high temperatures take a steady incline from the beginning of the year, moving from 14.9°C (58.8°F) in January to reach a peak of 29.4°C (84.9°F) in August. From then, there is a gradual decline in temperatures, with December marking the cycle's end at 16.5°C (61.7°F). The same ebb and flow apply to the low temperatures, albeit with a narrower temperature range from a low of 12.6°C (54.7°F) in January to a high of 25.8°C (78.4°F) in August.

Humidity, with a relatively minor fluctuation, remains between 66% and 70% throughout the year. Annual rainfall displays a distinctive seasonal variation, with the majority falling in the winter months. A total of 21mm (0.83") in December contrasts sharply with barely perceptible rainfall in July and August. A similar disparity exists in the number of rainfall days, extending from 1 to 9 days in the winter months.

Unfailing visibility extends for 10km (6.2mi) throughout the year regardless of other weather conditions. The share of cloud cover follows a predictable pattern, reaching a nadir of 2% in July then gradually expanding to its maximum of 35% in January.

The best time to visit Lindos

To experience the best weather, visitors are encouraged to plan their trip to Lindos in the window between May to September. During this period, an abundance of sunshine is guaranteed, ranging from 11.6 hours in May to a peak of 12.2 hours in June. Correspondingly, the number of sunny days ranges from 25.7 days in May to a maximum of 30.8 days in July.

During these months, sea temperatures rise from 19°C (66.2°F) to 25°C (77°F), inviting visitors for a refreshing dip. The UV index, ranging from 6 to 7, suggests the use of sun protection during outdoor activities. Lastly, rainfall rarely poses a concern during this period, with less than 1mm (0.04") falling in most of these ideal months.

The worst time to visit Lindos

For those seeking to avoid the worst weather, the months from November to February may be unfavorable. During this period, sea temperatures fall as low as 16°C (60.8°F) to 18°C (64.4°F), likely discouraging any beach-going activities.

Simultaneously, daylight hours drastically decrease, reaching a low of 9.7 hours in December. While the rain may not be overly hefty, each of these months sees an average of 20mm (0.79") to 21mm (0.83") of rainfall over 5 to 9 days. The cloud cover also increases during this period, with January experiencing the highest percentage of cloud cover at 35%.

Spring Weather in Lindos

Spring ushers in milder weather with a pleasant blend of temperatures and increasing daylight. From March to May, the high temperatures rise from 16.5°C (61.7°F) to 22.2°C (72°F). Concurrently, daylight hours lengthen, stretching from 12 hours in March to an appreciable 14.1 hours by May.

The spring also marks a period of declining rainfall, with the rainfall total decreasing from 7mm (0.28") in March to only 3mm (0.12") in May. As the season progresses, both sea temperatures and the UV index gradually creep upward, suggesting that proper sun care and swimwear should accompany any spring travel plans.

Summer Weather in Lindos

June signals the onset of long, sun-drenched days with temperatures reaching their zenith. Sea temperatures rise to 23°C (73.4°F) in June and peak at a warm 25°C (77°F) in August. The UV index climbs to its highest point in the summer months, sustaining a consistent reading of 7.

All the while, sunshine dominates the Lindos summer, providing travelers with ample opportunities to engage in outdoor pursuits from June to August. December sees 14.6 hours of daylight on average, while rainfall becomes nearly nonexistent with quantities dropping below 1mm (0.04").

Autumn Weather in Lindos

As summer fades, autumn introduces a slightly cooler yet still delightful climate. High temperatures gently reduce from September’s 27°C (80.6°F) to November’s 20°C (68°F). Rainfall totals increase in this period, from just 1mm (0.04") in September to 15mm (0.59") in November.

Nevertheless, sea temperatures remain comfortable for swimming, staying above 20°C (68°F) throughout the autumn months. This season also maintains agreeable daylight, with a range from 12.4 hours in September to 10.3 hours by November.

Winter Weather in Lindos

During winter, Lindos experiences colder, albeit mild temperatures, with highs ranging from 16.5°C (61.7°F) in December to 14.9°C (58.8°F) in January. On the other hand, sea temperatures drop to their yearly low between December and February, with values fluctuating between 16°C (60.8°F) and 18°C (64.4°F).

The winter season also heralds the highest amount of rainfall. A peak of 21mm (0.83") of rainfall in December contrasts deeply with the dry summer months. Despite the colder climate and increased rainfall, Lindos offers a relatively mild winter compared to many European locations. A distinct increase in cloud cover accompanies the cooler temperatures, reaching a high of 35% in January.

Weather in January

Kicking off the year, Lindos witnesses still mild temperatures compared to many locations. A slight chill can be felt in the air, with shifting winds which reach up to 24.1km/h (15mph) in speed. Subtle fluctuations in temperature are a hallmark of this month, with the temperament of the weather giving the city a unique charm. Weather in January »

Weather in February

As winter matures, there is a small but noticeable increase in temperature. Gusty winds continue to make their presence felt in Lindos in the second month of the year, reaching a top speed of 31.4km/h (19.5mph). There are more sunny hours than in January, yet sudden rain showers can still be expected. Weather in February »

Weather in March

The arrival of March brings a breath of fresh air and a marked shift in weather patterns. In this month, the city experiences a maximum pressure of 1014.5mb. Gentle breezes replace the stronger winds of the past months, and the frequency of rain falls. Weather in March »

Weather in April

As spring sets in comfortably, there is a tangible rise in warmth in Lindos. April sees the wind speed falling to an average of 17km/h (10.6mph), marking a calmer period. The days grow longer, with increasingly abundant sunshine. Occasional rains bring freshness, but do not hamper outdoor plans by any means. Weather in April »

Weather in May

In May, the weather sees a dramatic upswing in Lindos. As the mercury rises, the chances of rainfall drop drastically, hitting an average of 3mm (0.12"). The city reverberates with the thrill of early summer, with longer, warmer days and notably decreased rainfall. Weather in May »

Weather in June

June marks the onset of summer, with soaring temperatures and brilliant sunshine. The dearth of rainfall contributes to the overall dryness, yet it does not dampen the allure of Lindos. Days here are characterized by an average of 14.6 hours of daylight. Weather in June »

Weather in July

At the height of summer, July records the year's lowest atmospheric pressure at 1007mb in Lindos. It's undeniable, the heat can be intense, but the dazzling sunshine and the azure sea are hard to resist. The pace of life begins to slow down during afternoons to escape the peak temperatures. Weather in July »

Weather in August

August continues to carry the mantel of summer with still high temperatures. The weather is mostly dry with an amoount of rainfall that is near to none. This month holds the record for the highest maximum average temperature for the entire year. Weather in August »

Weather in September

While temperatures in September remain high, a shift can be sensed in the atmosphere of Lindos. Humidity levels start to decrease, noticeable in the drop of the average minimum temperature. A slight increase in rainfall happens, though it affects the city very little. Weather in September »

Weather in October

In October, Lindos boldly steps into autumn, with a marked decrease in temperature. Taking into account that winds pick up again and reach up to 16.1km/h (10mph), it's quite significant change. Especially, as day length starts to decrease and precipitation rates go up. Weather in October »

Weather in November

November brings a distinctive turn in the weather. Rainfall increases to 15mm (0.59"), a sharp contrast from the dry summer months. However, it doesn't impede the casual strolls through the city or a visit to the nearby castle. Though temperatures drop, it's still mild compared to many regions. Weather in November »

Weather in December

As December arrives, Lindos braces for the coming winter, with temperatures dropping further. A month with the highest rainfall of the year, hitting the 21mm (0.83") mark, leaves no doubt winter has arrived. Yet, it's a season of cozy indoor activities, highlighting the distinct local culture. Weather in December »

Frequently asked questions

What is the coldest time of year in Lindos?

The coldest temperatures in Lindos occur during January, when averages reach a peak of 14.9°C (58.8°F) and a low of 12.6°C (54.7°F).

How much does it rain in Lindos?

In Lindos, Greece, during the entire year, the rain falls for 49.8 days and collects up to 95mm (3.74") of precipitation.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Lindos?

January has the least sunshine of the year in Lindos, Greece, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

When is the lowest UV index in Lindos?

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index in Lindos.

What months are the sea coldest in Lindos?

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 16°C (60.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater.

What are the most humid months in Lindos?

May and June, with an average relative humidity of 70%, are most humid months in Lindos, Greece.

When are the longest days in Lindos?

June has the longest days of the year in Lindos, Greece, with an average of 14h and 36min of daylight.

What month has the most sunshine in Lindos?

With an average of 12.2h of sunshine, June has the most sunshine of the year in Lindos, Greece.

When is the highest UV index in Lindos?

The months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What month is the hottest in Lindos?

With average high and low temperatures of 29.4°C (84.9°F) and 25.8°C (78.4°F) respectively, August is Lindos's warmest month.

What is the driest month in Lindos?

August is the only month when rain does not fall in Lindos, Greece.

What are the months with the warmest sea water in Lindos?

The months with the warmest seawater in Lindos, Greece, are August and September, with an average sea temperature of 25°C (77°F).

When does it rain in Lindos?

January through July, September through December are months with rainfall.

What is the least humid month in Lindos?

With an average relative humidity of 65%, October is the least humid month in Lindos.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Lindos?

On Sunday, 27. October 2024, at 04:00, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from EEST to EET. The next Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, 30. March 2025, at 03:00, and the time zone reverts from EET to EEST.

What is the rainiest month in Lindos?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Lindos, Greece. Rain falls for 8.9 days and accumulates 21mm (0.83") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Lindos?

With an average of 9h and 48min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Average temperature
Lindos, Greece

Average temperature - Lindos, Greece

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (29.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14.9°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.6°C).


Average pressure
Lindos, Greece

Average pressure - Lindos, Greece

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1017.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1007mbar).


Average wind speed
Lindos, Greece

Average wind speed - Lindos, Greece

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (22.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (15km/h).


Average humidity
Lindos, Greece

Average humidity - Lindos, Greece

The months with the highest relative humidity are May and June (70%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (65%).


Average rainfall
Lindos, Greece

Average rainfall - Lindos, Greece

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (21mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0mm).


Average rainfall days
Lindos, Greece

Average rainfall days - Lindos, Greece

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (8.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.3 days).


Average sea temperature
Lindos, Greece

Average sea temperature - Lindos, Greece

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (25°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (16°C).


Average daylight / Average sunshine
Lindos, Greece

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Lindos, Greece

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 48min).

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h and 0min).


Average sunshine days
Lindos, Greece

Average sunshine days - Lindos, Greece

The month with the most sunshine days is July (30.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (17.7 days).


Average UV index
Lindos, Greece

Average UV index - Lindos, Greece

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 4).


Average visibility
Lindos, Greece

Average visibility - Lindos, Greece

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).


Lindos, Greece

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