Best Time To Visit Athens

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:

22-Jan-2018
oF | oC
Today 22 Jan

11oC

7oC

Light rain in the morning.

Wind:4.23 m/s

Humidity:66%

Precipitation:0.2%

  • Tue 23 Jan
    10oC | 6oC

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy overnight.

  • Wed 24 Jan
    9oC | 5oC

    Breezy throughout the day and mostly cloudy in the morning.

  • Thu 25 Jan
    11oC | 4oC

    Breezy in the morning.

  • Fri 26 Jan
    13oC | 5oC

    Partly cloudy in the evening.

  • Sat 27 Jan
    15oC | 6oC

    Partly cloudy overnight.

  • Sun 28 Jan
    17oC | 6oC

    Mostly cloudy until evening.

Month wise Weather in Athens

Average Temperature in Athens by month

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  • 30o
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Jan

Average temperature: 7oC

Minimum temperature: 3oC

Maximum temperature: 14oC

Feb

Average temperature: 10oC

Minimum temperature: 2oC

Maximum temperature: 16oC

Mar

Average temperature: 12oC

Minimum temperature: 4oC

Maximum temperature: 18oC

Apr

Average temperature: 13oC

Minimum temperature: 5oC

Maximum temperature: 19oC

May

Average temperature: 19oC

Minimum temperature: 12oC

Maximum temperature: 25oC

Jun

Average temperature: 23oC

Minimum temperature: 17oC

Maximum temperature: 30oC

Jul

Average temperature: 31oC

Minimum temperature: 22oC

Maximum temperature: 41oC

Aug

Average temperature: 28oC

Minimum temperature: 23oC

Maximum temperature: 33oC

Sep

Average temperature: 25oC

Minimum temperature: 17oC

Maximum temperature: 33oC

Oct

Average temperature: 17oC

Minimum temperature: 13oC

Maximum temperature: 22oC

Nov

Average temperature: 13oC

Minimum temperature: 5oC

Maximum temperature: 20oC

Dec

Average temperature: 10oC

Minimum temperature: 3oC

Maximum temperature: 16oC

Highest temperature in Athens is recorded as 41oC in July.

Lowest temperature in Athens is recorded as 2oC in February.

Average Humidity in Athens by Month (in %)

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Jan

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 67%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Feb

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Mar

Average Humidity: 63%

Minimum Humidity: 49%

Maximum Humidity: 74%

Apr

Average Humidity: 52%

Minimum Humidity: 43%

Maximum Humidity: 66%

May

Average Humidity: 43%

Minimum Humidity: 39%

Maximum Humidity: 47%

Jun

Average Humidity: 55%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 56%

Jul

Average Humidity: 32%

Minimum Humidity: 29%

Maximum Humidity: 35%

Aug

Average Humidity: 40%

Minimum Humidity: 36%

Maximum Humidity: 44%

Sep

Average Humidity: 52%

Minimum Humidity: 47%

Maximum Humidity: 56%

Oct

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 75%

Nov

Average Humidity: 60%

Minimum Humidity: 49%

Maximum Humidity: 69%

Dec

Average Humidity: 61%

Minimum Humidity: 55%

Maximum Humidity: 69%

Most humid month in Athens is February.

Least humid month in Athens is July.

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