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Best time to visit Rhodes, Greece

Our verdict

The best time to visit Rhodes is April-May

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

In the height of summer, temperatures in Rhodes can reach a maximum of 31℃ (88℉). In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 9℃ (49℉) at night.

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Rhodes 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. The wet season in Rhodes falls around December, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in August instead.

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

Rhodes seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Rhodes as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Rhodes 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 Rhodes

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 Rhodes 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.

Rhodes 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 Rhodes 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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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Rhodes in January

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 75mm (3") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Rhodes in February

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 61mm (2") over 12 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Rhodes in March

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 9 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Rhodes in April

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Rhodes in May

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Rhodes in June

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 2 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Rhodes in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 31 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 0 days
31 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

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


Rhodes in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 0 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

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


Rhodes in September

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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

Rhodes in October

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 7 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Rhodes in November

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Rhodes in December

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 80mm (3") over 14 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Rhodes is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (84℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Rhodes 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 Rhodes is generally around December, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of December too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Rhodes, 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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