Avg weather in January
9 Hrs per day
55 mm per month
72 % avg
13 Mph avg

Lesbos Weather in January

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What’s the weather like in Lesbos in January?

If you’re looking for a traditional beach holiday with lots of sun and heat, you should probably wait until late spring and summer to visit. Lesbos weather in January is at its coldest, with temperatures at their lowest. However, if the cooler weather doesn’t bother you it’s a perfect time to visit for outdoor activities and exploring the ancient petrified forest. You can also warm up afterwards in the island’s natural hot springs.

Geographical influences

This beautiful Greek Island is located near Turkey’s coast in the northern Aegean Sea. As expected, the island enjoys stunning views and is home to miles of soft golden beaches, crystal clear waters and beautiful countryside. When the weather isn’t at its best, you can pass the time with some sightseeing. Head to the capital city of Mitilini for its Teriade Museum or explore the historical town of Molyvos for its ancient architecture and castles.


The weather in Lesbos in January is at its coldest of the year with temperature lows of 7°C. At peak times of the day, it gets slightly milder with an average high of 9°C. There are nine hours of sunshine per day. Humidity levels are at 72% for most of the month with sea breezes reaching up to 13mph. It rains on 12 days of the month, accumulating an average total rainfall of 55mm.

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