Best Time To Visit Athens, Greece

Best Time To Go To Athens

Athens climate is quite typical in terms of being Mediterranean. The winters are really mild here and the summers can get really hot.

  • Summer: The city faces summers between June and August and the weather during this time gets really hot and dry. Summers starts subsiding by September and the weather becomes quite pleasant during this time. August is the hottest month in Athens with an average temperature of 29 Degree Celsius.
  • Spring: The months of March, April and May is when the spring of Season arrive and is a very pleasant time to be in the city. You can actually do most activities and the weather would not be a hindrance at this time.
  • Autumn: Autumn is mild and cool and lasts from October to November but the winter is around the corner and the weather starts to get slightly chilly.
  • Winter: The season of Winter actually begins slightly in November but gets the coldest in January with temperatures falling down to 10 degree Celsius. Winter lasts up till the month of February and it is better to avoid the city during these months.

Rainfall is sparse and is experienced from mid October to mid April.

Best time to visit Athens is between May to September. To avoid tourist rush; don’t plan your Athens trip for late June to August.

Climate in Athens

Know weather for your travel dates:

20-Apr-2018
Today 20 Apr

69

51

Partly cloudy in the morning and breezy until evening.

Wind:6.24 m/s

Humidity:48%

Precipitation:0%

  • Sat 21 Apr
    77 | 51

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Sun 22 Apr
    79 | 53

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Mon 23 Apr
    82 | 54

    Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

  • Tue 24 Apr
    83 | 58

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

  • Wed 25 Apr
    82 | 57

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Thu 26 Apr
    82 | 56

    Partly cloudy overnight.

Month wise Weather in Athens

Average Temperature in Athens by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 44℉

Minimum temperature: 27℉

Maximum temperature: 61℉

Feb

Average temperature: 50℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 66℉

Mar

Average temperature: 54℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Apr

Average temperature: 59℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

May

Average temperature: 68℉

Minimum temperature: 52℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Jun

Average temperature: 76℉

Minimum temperature: 59℉

Maximum temperature: 106℉

Jul

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 66℉

Maximum temperature: 106℉

Aug

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 61℉

Maximum temperature: 97℉

Sep

Average temperature: 73℉

Minimum temperature: 57℉

Maximum temperature: 97℉

Oct

Average temperature: 64℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Nov

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

Dec

Average temperature: 46℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 63℉

Highest temperature in Athens is recorded as 105.8℉ in June and July.

Lowest temperature in Athens is recorded as 26.6℉ in January.

Average Humidity in Athens by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Feb

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 50%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Mar

Average Humidity: 64%

Minimum Humidity: 43%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Apr

Average Humidity: 58%

Minimum Humidity: 43%

Maximum Humidity: 75%

May

Average Humidity: 54%

Minimum Humidity: 38%

Maximum Humidity: 75%

Jun

Average Humidity: 54%

Minimum Humidity: 32%

Maximum Humidity: 77%

Jul

Average Humidity: 42%

Minimum Humidity: 29%

Maximum Humidity: 67%

Aug

Average Humidity: 43%

Minimum Humidity: 31%

Maximum Humidity: 62%

Sep

Average Humidity: 55%

Minimum Humidity: 39%

Maximum Humidity: 75%

Oct

Average Humidity: 60%

Minimum Humidity: 45%

Maximum Humidity: 75%

Nov

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 49%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Dec

Average Humidity: 64%

Minimum Humidity: 52%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Most humid month in Athens is November.

Least humid month in Athens is July.

Best time to visit Athens Attractions in April

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