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High temperatures and Sahara Dust prevail in Greece; up 38.6 in Crete

Temperatures higher than the seasonal average prevail in Greece also on Monday, May 20, while they reached even 38.6 degrees Celsius in some regions a day earlier. At the same time, particles of Sahara Dust keep swirling in the sky with forecast to speak of improvement as of Thursday, May …

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March 2024 the hottest in Greece in 15 years; over 31° C on April 2

March 2024 was the warmest in the last 15 years in Central and Southern Greece. According to the network of 53 meteorological stations of meteo.gr of the National Observatory of Athens (EAA) that have been operating continuously since 2010 until today, in March this year the average value of the …

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Temperatures in Greece to rise up to 16°C above seasonal average

Temperatures will rise above 30 degrees Celsius in some areas of mainland Greece starting from Sunday, March 31, when extremely warm air masses from Africa are expected to move over the country and eastern Europe. ° The unusual for the season warm wave is forecast to last from Sunday to …

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Greece Weather: Sahara dust and temperatures up to 28° Celsius

Sharp increase of temperatures, high concentration of Sahara dust and mud showers are forecast for Greece on Wednesday and Thursday, March 27-28, 2024. Weather conditions favor the transport of African dust. 🍃 ΣΥΓΚΕΝΤΡΩΣΕΙΣ ΣΚΟΝΗΣ Μέχρι και την Πέμπτη υψηλές οι συγκεντρώσεις της Αφρικανικής σκόνης . Νέος γύρος από βδομάδα , …

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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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