The climate of Chios (Greece)
Chios is an island in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Turkey and
belongs to the Greek Paspargos islands. The smaller islands of Psara,
Antipsara, Ouinossos and Passas belong to this island. Popular holiday
destinations within Chios are: Karfas, Kambos, Agia Fotini, Agia
Ermioni and Vrontados. The capital of the island is the city of Chios.
The island is known as the island of Homerus; according to several
sources this poet, known for his works The Iliad and The Odyssee was
born on this island. Furthermore the island is known for its mastic
villages. Just like most of the Greek islands Chios has a warm
Mediterranean climate influenced by the Aegean Sea. Summers are hot
with little precipitation. The only form of cooling comes from a sea
breeze. Winters are mild and pleasant. However, during this period
large amounts of precipitation can be expected.
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records.
They are an average for the entire island of Chios.
Please, note that local deviations may occur
More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression
of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain
period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather,
extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate
information for each month of the year:
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