We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Thira, covering the last 12 years up to 2021, plus we've asked our team of travel bloggers for their first-hand experiences in order to answer the most frequently asked questions about Thira weather in May.
How warm is it in Thira during May?
The temperature is extremely stable in May with average highs of 20℃ and lows just 1℃ lower at 19℃. The UV index will be high at this time of year, so protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Try to limit exposure between 10am and 4pm. Apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every few hours, even if it's cloudy, or more frequently after sweating or swimming, and wear UV-blocking sunglasses too, and bear in mind that bright surfaces, such as sand and water increase UV exposure.
Does it rain in Thira during May?
On average, there will be 6 rainy days during the month, amounting to 13.3mm in total. That's almost nothing at all, therefore rain isn't something we think you need to consider. There's a small chance that you'll catch a thunderstorm during your trip.
How warm is the sea in Thira during May?
The water around Thira is around 19℃ during May. It will feel a little on the cool when first entering, but you'll warm up quickly. Most kids will have no problem with this temperature, but those who feel the cold are unlikely to want to swim.
Departure10 May 2021 I'm flexible
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BoardAll-inclusive Full-board Half-board Breakfast Self catering Room only
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