Average Annual Precipitation in Greece





The tables below give yearly averages for rainfall at cities and islands in Greece.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the country: Aegean Islands, Crete, Peloponnese, as well as Western, Central and Northern Greece.

Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it typically gets annually and for the usual amount of precipitation. The numbers are averages of weather data collected over several decades.

Aegean Islands

Average yearly precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
83 Limnos 19.2 487
46 Milos 16.2 411
88 Mytilini 25.5 648
72 Naxos 14.4 366
86 Rhodes (Rodos) 27.7 703
73 Samos 27.9 709

Crete

Annual averages for rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
85 Chania 24.5 622
92 Heraklion 19.0 483
65 Ierapetra 26.1 662
86 Rethymno 30.6 777
73 Sitia 18.8 479
58 Tympaki 18.9 479

Peloponnese

Average amount of rain and snow a year
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
39 Astros 19.3 491
77 Kalamata 30.7 780
79 Kythira 21.2 539
72 Methoni 27.8 707
91 Pyrgela 18.9 481
117 Tripoli 30.7 781
73 Velo 16.1 410

Western Greece

These weather data are for places in the Ionian Islands and Western Hellas peripheries.

Average annual precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
112 Agrinio 36.7 931
100 Araxos 27.1 688
96 Argostoli 32.3 820
129 Kerkyra 43.2 1097
86 Patras 26.1 663
88 Pyrgos 36.3 921
79 Zakinthos 37.1 943

Central Greece

The cities listed here are in the Attica, Epirus, Sterea Hellas and Thessaly peripheries.

Annual precipitation totals
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
92 Aliartos 22.9 583
98 Arta 42.7 1085
98 Athens 14.4 365
87 Elefsina 14.7 373
124 Ioannina 42.6 1082
110 Lamia 22.6 574
117 Larissa 16.7 423
87 Nea Filadelfia 16.3 414
79 Skyros 16.8 426
94 Tanagra 18.2 462
82 Tatoi 17.7 451
80 Volos 19.7 500

Northern Greece

This section covers the peripheries of West, Central and East Macedonia and Thrace.

Average annual rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
103 Alexandroupoli 21.8 553
116 Florina 25.4 646
91 Kavala 15.9 403
108 Kozani 20.0 508
91 Serres 17.7 449
114 Thessaloniki 17.7 449
87 Trikala 19.9 506
Reference

Helenic National Meteorological Service. Climatology.

Greece Precipitation
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