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Visitors come to Corfu for various reasons. The culture, architecture, and definitely the weather are common factors for Corfu's visitors. Weather in Corfu is better than the average Mediterranean. Summers are not long and hot like in the Greek mainland. Instead, the summer temperatures are cooler, green, and misty. May, June, September and October are ideal months for vacationing.
This is the early tourist season. Daytime temperature remain an average of lower 20's (ºC).The tavernas are quiet and the beaches are sparsely populated. Evenings are cool and the water is a little cold. Fireflies are special visitors to the coastal areas.
The warmer daytime averages of 30 ºC and breezy sunsets make this a prime month for travel. It is better suited for visitors that want to go club hopping rather than sit in the cafes or visit historical landmarks.
This is a popular time for local families in Corfu. Be prepared for long waits at tavernas and steamy weather. Temps are as high as the 40's and humidity is intolerable. These undesirable qualities should ward all travelers from July.
The weather is still sticky and hot. Not to mention, swarms of Italians attack the town during their labor free month.
First half of the month is usually hot, with breezier afternoons than August. During the second half, there is a good chance of showers and temps around 25 Celcius.
October weather is similar to May's. The evenings stay cool and the day time temps transition back to the lower 20's. There are fewer crowds at the tavernas and on the beaches. The sun sits lower in the sky; thereby, the sky retains a bright blue color. The high atmospheric clarity creates the most stunning view of the year.
The winter travel paths are inconvenient. Visitors must travel through Athens with 3-4 daily flights operated by Aegean Airlines. Rain, unexpected cold swells, and occasional snow give the appearance Corfu the appearance of countries farther North. Corfu does not see temperatures falling below 0 Celcius very often, but it is the humidity which raises the discomfort
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