What’s the weather like in Skiathos in May?
From its idyllic beaches to historic sites, May is the perfect time of year to explore the Greek island of Skiathos. As the hot Mediterranean summer gets ever closer, this is a great month to enjoy the island’s warm weather without the high season crowds. There is a small chance of short-lived showers, so prepare for all weather by packing a waterproof along with a hat and plenty of sun cream.
With an average daytime temperature of 19°C and highs of 23°C, Skiathos is pleasantly warm in May. There’s just 40mm of rain expected over the course of the month, and with 12 hours of sunshine each day any showers are likely to be brief. With lows of 11°C in the evenings, it’s worth packing a few layers to stay warm after dark. At the start of the month, the sun rises at around 6.30am and sets at 8.20pm.