Best Time To Visit Athens - 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:

17-Oct-2018
Today 17 Oct

72

60

Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

Wind:3.03 m/s

Humidity:67%

Precipitation:0%

  • Thu 18 Oct
    77 | 62

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Fri 19 Oct
    78 | 62

    Mostly cloudy overnight.

  • Sat 20 Oct
    72 | 58

    Rain starting in the evening.

  • Sun 21 Oct
    66 | 54

    Rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening.

  • Mon 22 Oct
    64 | 57

    Rain until afternoon.

  • Tue 23 Oct
    66 | 57

    Rain 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 October

  • Best time to visit Acropolis in Athens
    • Everyday : 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Parthenon in Athens
    • Everyday : 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Acropolis Museum in Athens
    • Everyday : 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Erechtheion in Athens
    • Everyday : 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM