Avg weather in January
9 Hrs per day
73 mm per month
67 % avg
9 Mph avg


What’s the weather like in Nikiana in January?

The weather in Nikiana in January is colder than at any other time of the year. It’s in the depths of winter at this point, but that’s still much milder than the temperatures we’d expect to see back home in the UK. It’s not sunbathing weather in January, but nice enough to still head out for a walk to explore the island.

Geographical influences

The resort of Nikiana lies on the east coast of the island of Lefkas, just off the mainland of Greece. Lefkas is one of the Ionian Islands, so its climate is typically that of any other Mediterranean destination; hot summers and cooler winters. Nikiana has a beautiful beach facing the mainland and a backdrop of lush, green mountains.


Nikiana weather in January averages at about 13˚C or 14˚C; the highs and lows don’t really fluctuate too much around this. It’s the coldest month of the year and can be fairly wet too. On average, you’ll probably experience around 17 days of rain throughout the whole of January, amounting to 153mm. You’ll be pleased to hear that the chances of snow in Nikiana are pretty slim, but the sea temperature in January is still a cold 16˚C.

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