Corfu weather in September

September is a great time to visit Corfu as the summer crowds have mostly left, and the weather is still good.

You can expect warm, sunny days with little or no rain.

How hot is it in Corfu in September?
Maximum daytime temperatures in Corfu in September reach an average high of 28°C (82°F), with moderate heat and humidity, and a low of 17°C (62°F).

How sunny is it in Corfu in September?
There are normally 10 hours of bright sunshine each day in Corfu in September – that's around 81% of daylight hours.

Sunrise & sunset in September?
Sunrise is around 7:20am with sunset around 7:50pm.

How warm is the sea around Corfu in September?
The average sea temperature in Corfu in September is 24°C (75°F), which is warm enough for swimming.

Does it rain in Corfu in September?
There are usually five days with some rain in Corfu in September, with an average monthly rainfall of 65mm (2.5in).

How windy is it in Corfu in September?
September sees an average hourly wind speed of 12 kilometres per hour (6 knots; 8 mph).

What to do in Corfu in September?
Weather conditions in September are excellent for sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving.

Away from the beach, September is also a good time to explore Corfu on foot, bicycle or motorcycle.

With its lush green landscape of cypress trees, vineyards and shimmering olive groves fringed by blue bays and long golden-sand beaches, Corfu is one of most beautiful islands in Greece.

Local holidays?
None. September is regarded as the shoulder season in Corfu, and while hotel rates haven’t reduced prices by much, the beaches and entertainment venues are certainly less crowded.

Cofu weather in September

Temperature icon High Temp: 28°C (82°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 17°C (62°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 10 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 12 hrs 25 mins per day
wind icon Wind speed: 12 km/h (6 knots; 8 mph)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 5 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 65mm (2.5in) per month
Moderately hot icon Comfort Level: High heat & 70% humidity
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: High
swimming icon Sea Temp: 24°C (75°F)
Corfu Town, Corfu, Greece

Best time to visit Corfu

The best time to visit Corfu for a beach holiday is from mid-June through August. The weather is also good from September through to mid-October when the island is less crowded.

If you plan on a hiking and walking holiday across the island, it's best to go from mid-April to mid-June, and so avoid the summer heat.

Corfu enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot and sunny, dry summers and mild, wet winters.

Corfu weather overview

Corfu weather by month

Note: Meteorological data for Corfu is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, and is sourced from the Hellenic National Meteorological Service (HNMS) at the nearest weather station, Corfu International Airport (CFU) Ioannis Kapodistrias, located 3km (1.8mi) south of Corfu Town. Additional climate data is sourced from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

Latest update: Corfu weather in September: 7 October, 2023

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