Temperatures in Greece are expected to rise in the last days of April, reaching 27-29 degrees Celsius in some areas and even climb to 30° C in the first days of May. According to weather forecast of the National Observatory of Athens, the following map shows the areas with the highest temperature on Wednesday, April 28:
However, on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 28-29, 2020, during the hottest hours of the day, the weather will be unstable on the mainland, with rainfalls and thunderstorms to occur locally.
The phenomena will be stronger on the mountainous areas.
They will affect several areas in western Greece on Wednesday.
According to the available forecast data, the rise in temperature is expected to continue until the first days of May, with the maximum reaching 30 degrees Celsius.
Indicative weather forecast Tuesday – Saturday, April 28 – May 2, 2020
Sadly, no matter how high the temperatures, swimming and water sports are forbidden and organized beaches in Greece are closed since April 1 due to the pandemic.
Beaches are reportedly expected to open again sometime in June but with means to protect sunbathers and avoid crowding. However, swimming is allowed again as of May 4, 2020 according to the announcement by the Prime Minister earlier on Tuesday.