Rhodes weather

Rhodes, the gateway to the Dodecanese islands in the southeast corner of the Aegean, claims to be the sunniest of the Greek islands and its 'summer season' extends well into October. Read more

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Rhodes. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Rhodes (Rhodes Town) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Rhodes weather overview

The sea around Rhodes stays warm enough to swim in until early November but winter, when it comes, is sharp, bringing a rapid rise in winds and fall in temperature.

The temple of Athena at Lindos, Rhodes © Panos - Fotolia.com
The temple of Athena at Lindos, Rhodes © Panos - Fotolia.com

Although the climate is still fairly mild in the winter, the strong winds bring a chill to the air and, even in the height of summer, their ferocity can be annoying to beach-bound holidaymakers, although they do make this one of the most popular Greek islands for sailors.

What to pack for Rhodes weather

Light clothing with a windcheater for blustery days is fine in the summer months. Take warmer clothing if you are travelling later in the year or in early spring.

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Which is the hottest month in Rhodes?

The hottest time of year in Rhodes Town, Rhodes is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 88°F with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Rhodes?

In terms of rainfall, December is usually the wettest month in Rhodes Town, Rhodes with 6.6 inches on average. There are normally 14 days in December with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Rhodes?

The sunniest time of year in Rhodes Town, Rhodes is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 97% of daylight hours; that's 14 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Rhodes?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Rhodes Town, Rhodes in August when the water temperature reaches 81°F.

What is the flight time to Rhodes from the UK?

The flight time to Rhodes from the UK is typically 4 hours.

What is the time difference between Rhodes and the UK?

The time difference between Rhodes and the UK is GMT+2 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Rhodes?

The main language spoken in Rhodes is Greek.

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What is the currency in Rhodes?

The currency in Rhodes is the Euro (EUR).

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Which plugs are used in Rhodes?

Rhodes uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Rhodes?

They drive on the right side of the road in Rhodes.

Compare Rhodes weather with the USA

Below the Rhodes weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Rhodes, Greece (Rhodes Town) and the USA (Washington).

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