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Weather in Athens

Athens has a Mediterranean climate characterised by hot and dry summers, relatively mild winters and moderate rainfall.

While the summer nightlife is in full swing with open-air bars, concerts and beaches open for sunbathing, it can get very hot. The hottest month is August, where temperatures can reach an average high of 34°C (94°F).

Visit between May and June or September and October, warm weather and attractions that are not as crowded.

Average annual rainfall is 365mm (14.4 inches), and rain is frequent between October and March.

Visit in low season (November-April) to experience Athens like a local. It may not compare to the summer period, but the cultural scene will still be thriving.

Guidetype and fpcity weatherwtg_cforecast_table
Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Monday
Sunny
Sunny skies
24
°C
0
14
sw
0-20%
1008 mb
good
Tuesday
Sunny
Sunny skies
22
°C
0
12
wnw
0-20%
1012 mb
good
Wednesday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
22
°C
0
5
s
40-60%
1017 mb
good
Thursday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
22
°C
0
12
s
20-40%
1013 mb
good
Friday
Sunny
Sunny skies
25
°C
0
8
sse
20-40%
1011 mb
good
Saturday
Sunny
Sunny skies
25
°C
0
8
se
20-40%
1017 mb
good
Sunday
Sunny
Sunny skies
24
°C
0
13
s
0-20%
1014 mb
good
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Last updated: 2019-05-06 21:16:49
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Symbols indicate the predominant weather for the day in question, calculated based on a weighting of different types of weather. So if a day is forecast to be sunny with the possibility of a brief shower, then we will see a sunny or partly cloudy symbol rather than a rain cloud.
The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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