Skopelos is a mountainous island occupying the Northern Sporades island group in the western Aegean sea. The island is remarkably green and forested.
Beaches are an attraction on Skopelos, and there are plenty of sheltered ones when the frequent winds hit. The sea temperature peaks in August at 24.5 degrees Centigrade.
Like much of Greece, Skopelos has warm summers and mild, wet winters. It occasionally rains in summer in Skopelos.
Skopelos can be windy and very wet in November through February. The rest of the year is fine, but best between May and October. There are an average of 11 hours of sunlight in July and August.
Notice that in summer, the months of July and August, the high temperatures flatten out, making Skopelos an ideal place to visit in the high season, just make your lodging reservations early.
Rains start in November in earnest and are frequent until showers taper off in April.
The climate charts below show the historic high and low temperatures and average monthly rainfall for Skopelos, Greece.
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