Athens weather in May 2020

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  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Athens24
    24°C max day temperature
  • 10 hours of sunshine per day
  • 5 days with some rainfall in May in Athens5
    5 days with some rainfall
  • 14°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Athens14
    14°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in Athens14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Athens0
    No heat & humidity
  • 23 mm monthly rainfall in May in Athens23
    23 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in May in Athens8
    8 (Very High) UV index
  • 18°C sea temperature in May in Athens18
    18°C sea temperature
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The May weather guide for Athens, Greece shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How hot is it in Athens in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 24°C in Athens in May, falling to 14°C at night.

How sunny is it in Athens in May?

There are normally 10 hours of bright sunshine each day in Athens in May - that's 67% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Athens in May?

The average sea temperature around Athens in May is 18°C.

Does it rain in Athens in May?

There are usually 5 days with some rain in Athens in May and the average monthly rainfall is 23mm.

Athens sunrise & sunset times for May 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Athens in May 2020. Select a month to view Athens sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st May 2020 06:29 20:16
Saturday, 16th May 2020 06:14 20:30
Sunday, 31st May 2020 06:05 20:41
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