January 2023 One of the Warmest on Record in Greece
January 2023 was one of the warmest on record for the greater part of Greece, according to data collected by the 53 weather stations of the National Observatory of Athens weather service meteo.gr. In an announcement on Thursday, meteo.gr said...
Halcyon Days: When Spring Appears in the Middle of Winter in Greece
Greece is reputed to have almost 300 days of sunshine a year, even during the winter when the unique phenomenon of the Halcyon Days, aka Alkyonides Days, takes place, creating a mini summer break amidst the winter. Greece has been...
The Greek Myth Behind Winter's 'Halcyon Days'
The expression “halcyon days” refers to a period of time, right in the middle of winter, normally at the end of January and usually lasting about 10 days, when our weather becomes mild and days full of light. This phenomenon...