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Athens Weather

Below the weather forecast for Athens for today and next days. Weather conditions are updated in real time.
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Today in Athens
Now
clear sky
Right now there are 25 °C
12:00
25° C
15:00
25° C
18:00
23° C
21:00
22° C
00:00
21° C
WindSW 3.56
Humidity50 %
Cloudy0 %
Sunrise 07:16
unset19:17
Weather forecast in Athens for the next few days
Tuesday 27
21°
27°
Wednesday 28
23°
29°
Thursday 29
21°
28°
Friday 30
21°
29°
Saturday 1
23°
30°
Sunday 2
24°
33°

Athens climate: when to go, temperatures and rainfall

What's the weather like in Athens? Average temperatures, precipitation and other useful weather information to help you know what to pack.

The climate of Athens is one of the best in Europe with very sunny, hot and dry summers and mild winters that make it ideal for tourism throughout the year. Athens is in fact one of the European capitals with the most days of sunshine per year, with an average of 179 days completely cloudless and 157 days during which the sun is overcast for a maximum of half an hour.

Average temperatures in Athens, influenced by its geographical position between land and sea, range from 9° in January to 33° in July. During the winter season, there is little precipitation and mild temperatures.

Average annual temperatures

The hottest months of the year in Athens are July and August, when the monthly average temperature reaches 34 °C, while the coldest months of March, December, January and February the thermometer drops up to 7 °C.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Max °C131417202530333429241915
Min °C77912162124242016129

Rainfall

In Athens rainiest months of the year are November and December during which monthly rainfall average reaches 98 mm. On the other side, driest months are June, July and August when the average rainfall is reduced to 6 mm per month.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
mm5747413123116614535898
Days9786411135811

Daylight Hours

August, June and July are sunniest months of the year. During that months, from sunrise to sunset there are 12 total light hours in Athens. In November and December daylight hours are reduced to 3.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours566791212118643

Sea temperature

Months of the year when sea water is warmer are July, September and August, average temperature is around 25 °C.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
°C161515161922242524222017