Athens, Greece Weather and Climate

Temperatures, precipitation, sunshine

Jan Feb March Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature 13 ° C 14 ° C 16 ° C 20 ° C 25 ° C 30 ° C 33 ° C 32 ° C 29 ° C 23 ° C 19 ° C 15 ° C
Night temperature 7 ° C 7 ° C 8 ° C 12 ° C 15 ° C 20 ° C 23 ° C 22 ° C 19 ° C 15 ° C 11 ° C 8 ° C
Water temperature 14 ° C 14 ° C 14 ° C 15 ° C 18 ° C 22 ° C 24 ° C 24 ° C 23 ° C 21 ° C 19 ° C 16 ° C
Precipitation in mm 45 48 43 28 17 10 4 5 12 48 51 67
Rainy days 6 6 6 4 3 1 0 1 2 4 5 7
Hours of sunshine 5 5 6 8 10 11 12 12 9 7 6 4
Sunrise 7:40 7:15 6:35 6:50 6:15 6:00 6:15 6:40 7:05 7:35 7:05 7:35
Sunset 17:30 18:05 18:30 20:00 20:30 20:50 20:50 20:20 19:35 18:50 17:15 17:05

Temperatures

The annual average temperature is 18.2 ° C. For comparison: Munich reaches an average of 8.6 ° C, in Berlin it is 9.6 ° C. The warmest month is July (28 ° C), coldest month of January with mean values of 10 ° C. The maximum water temperature is 24 ° C. Comfortable bathing is possible at these temperatures. The months of May, June, July, August, September, October and November have a water temperature of at least 17 ° C. Bathing is then possible to a limited extent. The months of June, July, August, September and October have a water temperature of at least 21 ° C and are therefore suitable for a beach holiday.

Precipitation

The annual precipitation is 378 mm on 45 days with precipitation. For comparison: In Munich, 967 mm, in Berlin 570 mm, precipitation is measured annually. There is no rainy season, i.e. months with more than 175 mm of precipitation. Snowfall is generally not expected in any month.

Sunshine

As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 12 hours of sunshine per day. In the annual mean, the sun shines an average of 7.9 hours per day. For comparison: In Munich and Berlin, the sun shines an average of 4.7 hours per day throughout the year.

Cities nearby

The following larger towns are nearby and have a similar climate: Piraeus, Peristeri, Nikea-Agios Ioannis Rendis and Kallithea.

Athens weather in March, April and May

Average daily temperatures between 16 ° C and 25 ° C can be expected over the next three months. In Athens, it gets warmest in May, while March is noticeably cooler.

Do you want to go on a beach holiday? The water temperatures are in March, April and May 14-18 ° C.

You can expect precipitation for about 6 days in March, about 4 days in April and about 3 days in May.

In the period from March to May , the sun shines an average of 6 to 10 hours a day. The sunniest weather in Athens is in May, but with less sun you will have to get by in March.

Athens, Greece Weather and Climate
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