Weather in Greece in May 2016

Check the weather in Greece in May before you book your next holiday. Long-term weather averages give the best indication of the weather in May 2016 and include figures for temperature, sunshine and rainfall for Greece.

The May weather guide for Greece shown below is for Athens.

Weather in Greece in May

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  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Greece (Athens)24
    24°C max day temperature
  • 10 hours of sunshine per day (67% of daylight hours) in May in Greece10
    10 hours of sunshine per day
  • 5 days with some rainfall in May in Greece (Athens)5
    5 days with some rainfall
  • 14°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Greece (Athens)14
    14°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in Greece (Athens)14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Greece (Athens)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 23 mm monthly rainfall in May in Greece (Athens)23
    23 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in May in Greece (Athens)8
    8 (Very High) UV index
  • 18°C sea temperature in May in Greece (Athens)18
    18°C sea temperature

The average maximum daytime temperature in Greece in May is a warm 24°C (75°F). There are usually 10 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 67% of the 14 hours of daylight. The average sea temperature in and around Greece in May is 18°C (64°F).

Expect 23mm (0.9 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 5 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be very high (8 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 14°C (57°F). The weather in Greece in May is represented by Athens.

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Greece sunrise & sunset times for May 2016

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Greece in May 2016. Select a month to view Greece sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Greece sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Athens.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st May 2016 06:29 20:16
Monday, 2nd May 2016 06:28 20:17
Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 06:26 20:18
Wednesday, 4th May 2016 06:25 20:19
Thursday, 5th May 2016 06:24 20:20
Friday, 6th May 2016 06:23 20:21
Saturday, 7th May 2016 06:22 20:22
Sunday, 8th May 2016 06:21 20:23
Monday, 9th May 2016 06:20 20:23
Tuesday, 10th May 2016 06:19 20:24
Wednesday, 11th May 2016 06:18 20:25
Thursday, 12th May 2016 06:17 20:26
Friday, 13th May 2016 06:16 20:27
Saturday, 14th May 2016 06:15 20:28
Sunday, 15th May 2016 06:15 20:29
Monday, 16th May 2016 06:14 20:30
Tuesday, 17th May 2016 06:13 20:31
Wednesday, 18th May 2016 06:12 20:31
Thursday, 19th May 2016 06:11 20:32
Friday, 20th May 2016 06:11 20:33
Saturday, 21st May 2016 06:10 20:34
Sunday, 22nd May 2016 06:09 20:35
Monday, 23rd May 2016 06:09 20:35
Tuesday, 24th May 2016 06:08 20:36
Wednesday, 25th May 2016 06:07 20:37
Thursday, 26th May 2016 06:07 20:38
Friday, 27th May 2016 06:06 20:39
Saturday, 28th May 2016 06:06 20:39
Sunday, 29th May 2016 06:05 20:40
Monday, 30th May 2016 06:05 20:41
Tuesday, 31st May 2016 06:05 20:41
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