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Best time to visit Corfu, Greece

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The best time to visit Corfu is September-October

While Corfu is a popular destination to visit all year round, September-October is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 29℃ (83℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 29℃ (85℉) on the hottest days of the year. The weather in the winter, especially around January, can reach a minimum of 7℃ (44℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Corfu are usually in July, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Corfu in November. Head over there in August instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Corfu. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools you’ll ever need to help you book your travel!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

July

Corfu seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Corfu as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Corfu is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Corfu

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Corfu for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Corfu climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Corfu for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Corfu in January

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 117mm (5") over 17 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Corfu in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Corfu in February

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 87mm (3") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Corfu in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Corfu in March

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 78mm (3") over 16 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Corfu in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Corfu in April

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Corfu in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Corfu in May

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Corfu in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Corfu in June

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 9 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Corfu in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Corfu in July

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 5 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Corfu in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Corfu in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 3 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Corfu in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Corfu in September

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 55mm (2") over 11 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Corfu in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Corfu in October

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 106mm (4") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Corfu in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Corfu in November

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 197mm (8") over 16 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Corfu in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Corfu in December

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 106mm (4") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Corfu in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Corfu is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (83℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Corfu is generally around August. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in August first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Corfu is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Corfu, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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