The climate of Skopelos is Mediterranean, with mild winters and warm and sunny summers.
Though May marks the official start of the summer season in Skopelos, the warmest weather can be found between the months of June and September with generally pleasant weather throughout. May and June are milder months on Skopelos making them a great time for outdoor activities such as hiking. The hottest months in Skopelos are July and August. Visitors can also enjoy the warmest sea temperatures in July and August.
September in Skopelos is a wonderful time to visit as this period offers warm outdoor and sea temperatures, making this a great time for swimming at one of the beautiful beaches on the island. Early morning overcast skies in September usually clear up by mid-day in Skopelos so beach goers should not be discouraged. Off-peak months such as September and October also offer milder temperatures for outdoor activities as well. October is cooler so be sure to bring a sweater and a jacket for the evenings.
November through March in Skopelos is the colder period with rain throughout. The coldest months are December and January. April can be unpredictable and can produce long stretches of sunny days and sometimes rainy days as well.