According to the forecast of meteorologists at the National Observatory of Athens, it is expected that hot weather will set in the capital of Greece from Sunday, reaching + 35 ° C in the shade by Monday.
The maximum temperature at noon on Monday will average 6-7 degrees above the maximum temperature on Saturday, and is estimated to reach 35 ° C in some places.
In particular, hot and sunny weather will prevail throughout the country on Sunday.
Temperatures will range in Western Macedonia from 24 to 27 ° C, in the rest of Northern Greece from 26 to 29 ° C, in Central Greece from 27 to 33 ° C, in Epirus from 26 to 29 ° C, in the rest of the mainland from 19 up to 33 ° С, on the islands of the Ionian Sea from 21 to 28 ° С and in the insular parts of the Aegean Sea and on Crete from 19 to 28 ° С. While in the East Aegean Sea and on the Dodecanese the maximum temperatures will reach 30-31 ° C.
Winds in the Aegean Sea will blow from different directions with an intensity of 3-5 points, and north-westerly winds with an intensity of 6-7 points will prevail on the Dodecanese. In the Ionian Sea, west-north-west winds are expected with an intensity of up to 5 on the Beaufort scale.
In Attica, sunny weather will prevail in the coming days. The winds will blow from different directions, their maximum speed will reach 5-6 meters per second. The temperature will range from 17 to 30 ° C.
Partly cloudy weather is expected in Thessaloniki. The wind will be weak, 1-3 m / s. The air temperature in the city of Thessaloniki will range from 15 to 27 ° С.
The sea on the beaches of Attica warmed up to an average of 19-20 ° C, in Thessaloniki up to 18-19 ° C, and in Rhodes the water temperature has already reached 21 ° C.