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weather in santorini in may

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weather in santorini in may

thinking of booking for two weeks 13th may concerned about how hot or cold it may be.have been in late june very hot and early october windy and sun goes cool late afternoon but not in may.can anyone give me some advice? many thanks getaway kent.

Athens, Greece
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1. Re: weather in santorini in may

The weather in Santorini on May is always good.

The average temperature is about 19 degrees. Late in the afternoon and evening it's cold but not too much. Dependants on you and in what weather you are used to (like the country you are coming from). October most of times is hotter than May.

Devizes, United...
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2. Re: weather in santorini in may

Hi there

Mid May is usually very good weather all across the islands and you may well get warmer weather than statistically expected. We've holidayed in Crete in mid/late May and had temps in the low 30's. The sea will be quite cold for swimming unless you are brave but it'll still be warmer than anywhere in the UK.

New York City, New...
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3. Re: weather in santorini in may

You should do fine in mid-May:) Was there last year at beginning of the month and it was great but with definetely cool evenings..Go and Enjoy!

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4. Re: weather in santorini in may

My personal choice to go to the greek islands is in end of June beginning of July i think if you go to say Rhodes the weather seems to be more hotter than say the ionian group of islands

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5. Re: weather in santorini in may

"The weather in Santorini on May is always good."

Always is a long time. Last May it rained on several days and on into first week of June. And as another poster said, the sea will be cold, too cold for most people to swim.

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6. Re: weather in santorini in may

Can anyone speak to the weather/enjoyability in Santorini in March?

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7. Re: weather in santorini in may

Most hotels won't open until 1 April. Same for restaurants. That should tell you everything you need to know about March.

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8. Re: weather in santorini in may

In March it will be cold, windy, possibly cloudy and possibly rainy as well. Nothing much will be open except for local businesses catering mostly to the permanent island population. No clubs or bars, very few restaurants and shops.

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