Zakynthos weather in October

October is a good time to visit Zakynthos as it’s less crowded but still has good if slightly cooler weather. You can expect sunny days with occasional rain showers.

How hot is it in Zakynthos in October?
Maximum daytime temperatures in Zakynthos in October reach an average high of 23°C (73°F), with moderate to low heat, and a low of 15°C (59°F).

How sunny is it in Zakynthos in October?
There are normally seven hours of bright sunshine each day in Zakynthos in October – that's around 63% of daylight hours.

Sunrise & sunset in October?
Sunrise is around 7:45am with sunset around 6:55pm.

How warm is the sea around Zakynthos in October?
The average sea temperature in Zakynthos in October is 23°C (73°F), which is barely warm enough for swimming.

Does it rain in Zakynthos in October?
There are usually seven days with some rainfall in Zakynthos in October; the average monthly rainfall is 140mm (5.5in).

How windy is it in Zakynthos in October?
October sees an average hourly wind speed of 15 kilometres per hour (8 knots; 10 mph).

What to do in Zakynthos in October?
Weather conditions in October are still good for sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving.

Away from the beach, October is also a good time to explore Zante’s picturesque villages and countryside by bicycle, car or motorcycle.

Local holidays?
National Anniversary Day – 28th Oct. October is regarded as the low season in Zakynthos, with a drop in hotel rates as well as less-crowded beaches and entertainment venues.

Zakynthos weather in October

Temperature icon High Temp: 23°C (73°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 15°C (59°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 7 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 11 hrs 10 mins per day
wind icon Wind speed: 15 km/h (8 knots; 10 mph)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 7 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 140mm (5.5in) per month
Low heat & humidity icon Comfort Level: Low heat & humidity
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: Moderate
swimming icon Sea Temp: 23°C (73°F)
Zakynthos, Greece

Best time to visit Zakynthos

The best time to visit Zakynthos for a beach holiday is from mid-June to mid-September.

However, anytime from early-May to mid-October is good for a range of outdoor activities.

Zante weather averages

Zakynthos weather by month

Source: Meteorological data for Zakynthos is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020 by the Hellenic National Meteorological Service (HNMS) from the nearest weather station: Zakynthos International Airport (ZTH), located 5km (3mi) south of Zakynthos Town.

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.

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Latest update: Zakynthos weather in October: 12 June, 2024

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