Map of Athens in Greece

Athens Climate

Athens a capital city. It is the capital city of Greece. Greece belongs to the continent of Europe.

Best time to visit Athens

The best time to visit Athens will be when the average temperatures are at a comfortable level (between 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on average) which is during months June, July, August and September. Other great months to visit Athens are March, April, May, October, November and December when the average temperatures are a little cooler but still between a pleasant 10°C / 50.0°F and 20°C / 68.0°F. If you don't mind bringing a coat, you might also enjoy visiting Athens during January and February but average temperatures are fairly cool (between 0°C / 32.0°F and 10°C / 50.0°F).


The warmest time of year in Athens is in July when it is 27.15°C / 80.9°F on average, but could get up to 33.5°C / 92.3°F maximum. On the other hand, the coldest time of year in Athens is in January when it is 8.85°C / 47.9°F on average, but could get down to 5.2°C / 47.9°F minimum.

  • Freezing months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 2 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 6 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 4 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 0 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

Athens Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for Athens which resides in Greece.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C8.859.4511.214.919.9524.6527.1526.9523.2518.3513.9510.45
Max Temperature in °C12.513.515.720.22631.133.533.229.223.318.114.1
Min Temperature in °C5.25.46.79.613.918.220.820.717.313.49.86.8

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °F47.949.052.258.867.976.480.980.573.965.057.150.8
Max Temperature in °F54.556.360.368.478.888.092.391.884.673.964.657.4
Min Temperature in °F41.441.744.149.357.064.869.469.363.156.149.644.2

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in Athens throughout the year.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM56.946.740.730.822.710.65.8613.952.658.369.1
Total rainfall in Inches2.21.81.61.20.90.40.20.20.52.12.32.7
Total number of rainy days12.610.410.28.16.23.71.91.73.37.29.712.1
Chances of rain40.6%37.1%32.9%27.0%20.0%12.3%6.1%5.5%11.0%23.2%32.3%39.0%

Athens Climate Graph

Below is a climate graph for Athens, Greece. It shows the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Celsius and also the average total rainfall in millimetres for each month.

Athens Climate Graph with temperatures in °C and rainfall in millimetres

Below is a climate graph for Athens, Greece with the average temperatures throughout the year in Fahrenheit and also the average total rainfall in inches for each month.

Athens Climate Graph with temperatures in °F and rainfall in inches