Freezing cold goes, temperatures rise but frost remain. A barometric high is bringing significant weather improvement in large parts of Greece with temperatures expected to rise by even 14 degrees Celsius.
Meteorologist, Giannis Kallianos, optimistically forecast temperature rise by up to 12-14° Celsius as of Wednesday, February 12, 2020.
The mild sunny weather will affect mainly South and East Greece in the next couple of days, while the North will experience frost in the morning hours.
The lowest temperatures recorded in the night from Sunday, Feb 9, to Monday, Feb 10, were in Neos Kafkasos by Florina, West Macedonia with -13.2 C, in Florina -9.2 C, Ptolemaidia. -7.6 C and Nevrokopi, North-East Macedonia, -7.4 C.
However, despite the forecast temperature rise, the weather will not be that fair as one would expect with occasional rainfalls to hit some parts of the country.
Forecast February 10-14, 2020
Winds are forecast to blow up to 5-6 Beaufort locally and gradually increase to 7 Beaufort in the South.
According to meteo.gr, the meteorological service of the National Observatory in Athens, the bad weather front last week, significantly increased the snow cover to the average of the last 15 years.