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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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Greece’s weather: Rainfalls, storms but also soaring temperatures up to 32C

The weather warning issued by Greece’s National Meteorological Service is still valid with rainfalls, storms and strong winds. However, summer seems to be out of our doors as soaring temperatures up to 32 degrees Celsius are forecast over the weekend. Thursday and Friday, May 16th and 17th 2019, rainfalls and …

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Greece Weather skips Autumn, goes from Late Summer to Early Winter

It looks as if Greece’s weather has skipped autumn this year temperature-wise. Still last week temperatures in Greece reached up to 26 and 27 degrees Celsius, calm waters and full sunshine. This week, however, temperatures are forecast to dramatically drop and bring “early winter.” According to meteorologists, temperatures are expected …

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Extreme Weather: Stormy winds up to 8 Beaufort mainland and the islands (maps)

Heat wave goes, stormy winds coming from the North. Sharp temperature drop. A tiny breeze started to blow from South/South-West around 4 0′ clock in the afternoon, Sunday . It was not exactly “cooling” but it did have a small effect and gave hope that the suffocating  heat wave of …

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Go Out and Scream!

Oh, I’m so sorry! The right post-title should be “Go Out and Swim!” Let the cool water embrace your body, let the salt make you feel like a human …quilt. Stretch out your arms and legs and let the soft waves carry you away.  Dive in the nature. You may feel a pinch in …

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