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The weather guide for Greece (Athens) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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When is the best time to go to Athens?

The best time to go to Athens is May based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Athens12
  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Athens13
  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Athens15
  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Athens19
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Athens24
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Athens29
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Athens32
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Athens31
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Athens28
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Athens22
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Athens18
  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Athens14

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More about Greece

Which is the hottest month in Athens?

The hottest time of year in Athens is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 31°C with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Athens?

In terms of rainfall, December is usually the wettest month in Athens with 80mm on average. There are normally 10 days in December with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Athens?

The sunniest time of year in Athens is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 84% of daylight hours; that's 12 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Athens?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Athens in August when the water temperature reaches 26°C.

What is the flight time to Greece from the UK?

The flight time to Greece from the UK is typically 3.5 to 8.5 hours.

What is the time difference between Greece and the UK?

The time difference between Greece and the UK is GMT+2 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Greece?

The main language spoken in Greece is Greek.

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What is the currency in Greece?

The currency in Greece is the Euro (EUR).

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Which plugs are used in Greece?

Greece uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Greece?

They drive on the right side of the road in Greece.

Compare Athens weather with the USA

Below the Athens weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Athens, Greece and the USA (Washington).

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