Weather in Greece in May 2019

  • 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

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Expect 24°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 10 hours of sunshine per day in Greece in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Greece in May before you book your next holiday to Greece in 2019/2020. The May weather averages shown above are for Athens.

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The May weather guide for Greece, represented by Athens, 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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Guide to Greece weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Greece in May is a warm 24°C (75°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 14°C (57°F). There are usually 10 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 67% of the 14 hours of daylight.

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 sea temperature in and around Greece in May is 18°C (64°F).

The weather in Greece in May is represented by Athens.

Greece sunrise & sunset times for May 2019

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Greece in May 2019. Select a month to view Greece sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Greece sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Athens.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st May 2019 06:30 20:15
Thursday, 2nd May 2019 06:28 20:16
Friday, 3rd May 2019 06:27 20:17
Saturday, 4th May 2019 06:26 20:18
Sunday, 5th May 2019 06:25 20:19
Monday, 6th May 2019 06:24 20:20
Tuesday, 7th May 2019 06:23 20:21
Wednesday, 8th May 2019 06:22 20:22
Thursday, 9th May 2019 06:21 20:23
Friday, 10th May 2019 06:20 20:24
Saturday, 11th May 2019 06:19 20:25
Sunday, 12th May 2019 06:18 20:25
Monday, 13th May 2019 06:17 20:26
Tuesday, 14th May 2019 06:16 20:27
Wednesday, 15th May 2019 06:15 20:28
Thursday, 16th May 2019 06:14 20:29
Friday, 17th May 2019 06:13 20:30
Saturday, 18th May 2019 06:13 20:31
Sunday, 19th May 2019 06:12 20:32
Monday, 20th May 2019 06:11 20:32
Tuesday, 21st May 2019 06:10 20:33
Wednesday, 22nd May 2019 06:10 20:34
Thursday, 23rd May 2019 06:09 20:35
Friday, 24th May 2019 06:08 20:36
Saturday, 25th May 2019 06:08 20:36
Sunday, 26th May 2019 06:07 20:37
Monday, 27th May 2019 06:07 20:38
Tuesday, 28th May 2019 06:06 20:39
Wednesday, 29th May 2019 06:06 20:40
Thursday, 30th May 2019 06:05 20:40
Friday, 31st May 2019 06:05 20:41
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