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Best time to visit Mykonos, Greece

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The best time to visit Mykonos is April

Mykonos can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, April is the best time to go.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Mykonos can reach a maximum of 27℃ (81℉). In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 7℃ (45℉) at night.

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Mykonos are usually in August, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. The wet season in Mykonos falls around January, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in July instead.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Mykonos. 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

July

Most daylight

August

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Mykonos seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Mykonos

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 Mykonos 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.

Mykonos 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 Mykonos 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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OCT
NOV
DEC

Mykonos in January

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Mykonos in February

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (1") over 13 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Mykonos in March

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Mykonos in April

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Mykonos in May

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Mykonos in June

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 4 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Mykonos in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Mykonos in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Mykonos in September

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 4 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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

Mykonos in October

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Mykonos in November

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Mykonos in December

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Mykonos is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 26℃ (79℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Mykonos is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Mykonos is generally around January, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of January too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Mykonos, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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