January 2023 was one of the warmest on record in Greece

January 2023 was one of the warmest months on record for much of Greece, according to data collected by the Athens National Astronomical Observatory’s 53 weather stations.

Thursday’s announcement, The average maximum temperature in January 2023 will be the highest in the last 14 years for northern Greece, Thessaly, the Peloponnese and the Aegean Islands (excluding Crete); He said it was the second highest. Central Greece and Crete.

Average maximum temperature anomalies by geographic region

Northern Greece and Thessaly also have the most days warmer than the 2010-2019 average in January 2023, with 29 out of 31 and 28 out of 31 days in Makrochori and Evia exceeding the 10-year average. It was hot. With Trikala and Dion.

In Athens, the monthly mean deviation from the 10-year average for January 2023 was +1.8C, with 25 of the 31 days warmer than normal for this season.

January in Thessaloniki was the warmest since 2010, with an average anomaly of 3.6C, and 24 of the 31 days were warmer than normal.

Deviation mean maximum temperature (2010-2019)

None of the weather stations experienced negative monthly anomalies in temperature or cooler-than-normal temperatures throughout the year. January 2023 was one of the warmest on record in Greece

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