As the week begins with mostly clear skies in the low 30's, weather officials warn that temperatures could quickly climb in the upper 30’s by mid-week.
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According to weather official Mathaios Papadakis, who spoke with SigmaLive, maximum highs are expected to reach 35 degrees on Tuesday and even 37 on Wednesday, making it the hottest day of the year so far.
Maximum highs are expected to reach 35 on Tuesday and 37 on Wednesday, making them the hottest day of the year so far
There are also strong indications that air quality will be affected by dust particles in the region, although this is not expected to have a noticeable impact on the atmosphere.
Monday skies will be mostly clear with weak to moderate winds and calm to relatively calm seas. Maximum high temperatures will reach in the low 30’s while minimum lows will drop down in the upper teens inland, mid-teens along the coast and lower teens up in the mountains.
Tuesday maximum high temperatures will reach 35° Celsius inland, 31 in the south and in the east, about 29 in all the other coastal regions, while it will be 26 degrees up in the highest elevations.
Hot weather is expected to dominate throughout Wednesday with mostly clear skies, while waterless clouds are expected to set in on Thursday. Friday weather is also expected to be mostly clear.
Temperatures by mid-week are expected to be above the normal averages for this time of the year, despite a small break on Wednesday in the overall weekly trend.