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What is the climate like in Athens?

The climate of Athens has an average yearly temperature of 23°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 13°C and rise to 34°C.

Annually, about 825 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Athens. Additionally, about 17 cm of snow falls each year.

The best time to visit Athens is April until June, September and October. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Athens.

Temperature 13 to 34°C
Rain 825 mm
Snow 17 cm
The climate of Athens
  • Average yearly temperature: 23°C
  • Highest temperature: 34°C in July and August
  • Lowest temperature: 13°C in December
  • Precipitation: 825 mm per year, averaging 69 mm by month
  • Driest months: 25 mm in August, 30 mm in July and 31 mm in April
  • Wettest months: 125 mm in November, 113 mm in December and 108 mm in March
  • Snowfall: 17 cm per year

Climate table Athens

The climate table for Athens shows the average temperatures, precipitation, snowfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 14 15 17 21 26 31 34 34 28 23 19 13
Nighttime temperature (°C) 4 4 3 10 10 18 18 18 15 9 7 2
Precipitation (mm) 72 67 108 31 69 35 30 25 65 85 125 113
Snowfall (cm) 2,2 4,7 5,0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,0 3,9
UV Index 4 4 6 7 8 7 8 7 6 4 3 3
Best month No No No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No No

Temperature by month in Athens

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Athens, Greece

Temperature by month in Athens, Greece

Precipitation by month in Athens

This graph shows the average monthly precipitation in millimeters in Athens, Greece.

Precipitation by month in Athens, Greece

Snowfall by month in Athens

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters by month in Athens, Greece.

Snowfall by month in Athens, Greece

UV index by month in Athens

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Athens, Greece.

UV index by month in Athens, Greece

Yearly temperature in Athens

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Athens, Greece, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Athens, Greece

Yearly total precipitation in Athens

This graph shows the average yearly precipitation in millimeters in Athens, Greece.

Precipitation per year in Athens, Greece

Yearly snowfall in Athens

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in Athens, Greece, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in Athens, Greece

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Average weather in Athens by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Athens and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Athens, you can view the average temperature, precipitation, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.