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January 2024 in Greece the hottest in a decade

January 2024 was the second warmest since 2010 in northern Greece and Thessaly, and the third warmest in western Greece, the National Observatory of Athens said on Thursday. According to the network of 53 meteorological stations of the Observatory’s meteo.gr that have been in continuous operation since  2010, the average …

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Greek “summer” in the heart of October, temperatures up to 31°C

“Summer” in the heart of autumn with temperatures up to 6 degrees Celsius above the seasonal average are forecast in Greece for the next couple of days. The transport of warm air masses from Africa to the Balkans and the south-eastern Mediterranean in the coming days will result in a …

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Temperatures in Greece to reach 40° Celsius

High temperatures locally reaching up to 40 degrees Celsius are expected to prevail across Greece over the next 10 days, according to the forecasts by the meteo service of the National Observatory of Athens. The persistence of warm air masses over the Eastern Mediterranean are cited as the main cause. …

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Heatwave in Greece: Maximum temperatures reach 40°-42°C on July 13

26 weather stations in Greece registered on Thursday temperatures of over 40 degrees Celsius in areas of Athens and Attica, Larissa in central Greece and Viotia as a prolonged heatwave hits the country. The heatwave started on Wednesday and temperatures rose further on Thursday, 13. July 2023, throughout the country. …

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Temperatures in Greece exceed 38°C on July 7 (MAP)

Maximum temperatures in Greece exceeded 38 degrees Celsius on Friday, July 7, in the first heatwave of summer 2023 According to meteo service of the National Observatory of Athens, the highest temperature of 38.3°C was recorded in Agia Triada Fthiotida in Central Greece and Argos in eastern Peloponnese. Second highest …

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Temperatures in Greece forecast to rise to 37° Celsius

Temperatures in Greece will gradually rise up to 37 degrees Celsius in some regions, some 4° C above the seasonal average, meteorologists forecast. According to the meteo service of the National Observatory of Athens, the rise is forecast to reach its peak of 36° and 37° on Friday and Saturday, …

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Scorching temperatures this summer? Greek expert warns

Weather events and patterns in the Mediterranean indicate that the region, including Greece, will experience a summer as hot if not hotter than the last, which brought successive heatwaves and raised the climate change alarm. “We are watching the evolution of [weather] events in Spain and other countries in the …

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New Year swim but scientists concerned about prolonged high temperatures

Ηigh temperatures since the beginning of December are a cause of concern for Greek scientists as this prolonged “summer” in winter breaks all records in terms of its duration.  “We have lost one third of the winter,” they say and speak of a weather and climate “anomaly.” On the other …

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At the beach: Greece’s warmest Christmas in 5 decades

Christmas at the beach and in swimsuit for many Athenians as temperatures are pointing out more to early Easter in spring than to the festive season in December. Full sunshine, no wind and the mercury over 20 degrees Celsius had many to change their plans for a family gathering around …

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Heatwave, strong winds, lack of humidity favor fires outbreak in Greece

Conditions are expected to be difficult and dangerous throughout the week July 25-31 2022, as both high temperatures and a lack of humidity favor the outbreak of fires. The situation will worsen as of the middle of the week, as north winds will strengthen at least in the Aegean Sea. …

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Climate Change: Temperatures in Greece expected to rise by up 5° Celsius

Temperatures in Greece are expected to rise by up to 5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century, scientists warn basing their studies on climate models projections. “The climate models tell us that depending on the measures we take, we will have an increase in temperature that will reach …

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Greece weather: Temperatures to climb up to 25°C

Temperatures much higher than the seasonal average will prevail throughout Greece in the next days and will rise up to 25 degrees Celsius in some regions. National Observatory of Athens weather service meteo, this is the result of an intense warm front traversing the Mediterranean, which is expected to reach …

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Extremely low temperature of -19.3°Celsius recorded in Greece

Extreme cold prevailed on Monday morning on the Greek mainland and particularly in the region of Western Macedonia, where temperature dropped to as low as -19.3 degrees Celsius. Frozen river in Florina, western Macedonia The lowest temperatures in Greece recorded by the automated weather stations of the National Observatory of …

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Temperatures in Greece to soar up to 37° C in the first Sept week

Temperatures remain unseasonally high in Greece in the first week of September, following a heatwave in late August. The current temperatures are already well above the normal levels for this time of the year, the meteo service of Athens National Observatory said. For example, temperature in Athens on Tuesday, Sept …

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Prolonged Heatwave strikes Greece with temperatures up to 40° Celsius

A prolonged heatwave is forecast from Friday, August 9, until the end of next week with the heat wave to bring temperatures above 40° Celsius locally. Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has issued a warning about the heat wave as well as about the very high risk of forest fires …

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Heat wave in Greece and Western Europe – Forecast June 22-26

June rain and thunderstorms disappear and are replaced with hot aerial masses that bring Greece to …boil. Temperatures will go high up to 39 degrees Celsius in what meteorologists describe as a prolonged heat wave. Temperature will gradually start rising on Saturday, June 22, to maximum 35°-36° C in the …

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Boiling hot Greek Friday with up to 38 C, yet rain and thunderstorms to follow

Thursday is a boiling hot Greek summer day with temperatures to have reached over 37 degrees Celsius in the shade in the middle of the day. But Friday, June 14, will be even hotter as meteorologists forecast a temperature rise up to 38° C. Meteo Map: Athens 36° C, Giannista, …

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