2 OctLocal Time: 08:13 EEST UK Time: 06:13 BST
- Sunrise 07:20
- Sunset 19:08
- Moonrise 14:00
- Moonset 02:00
|Temp feels like:||68°F (20°C)|
|Length of Day:||9h 35m|
|Dew Point:||48°F (9°C)|
|Pressure:||30.12 " (1020 hpa)|
Average for October: 66°F (19°C)
Weather Overview for Athens
The climate of
Yearly rainfall is low – amongst the lowest in Greece - and occurs mostly as short heavy showers in winter. Summer can get very hot and smog sometimes becomes a problem. Spring and autumn are arguably the best time to visit the city, though most choose the height of summer.
Summer Weather: June - September
Summer is very hot in
Summer heat waves are common in
One thing you are guaranteed in summer in
Autumn Weather: October & November
Autumn can be a great time to visit
October has an average high of 24°C; November sees daytime highs in the upper teens. Night times are pleasantly cool in October but in November it can drop down close to 10°C.
Rainfall increases rapidly from the start of October. About 50mm of rain can be expected each month. Most of this rain falls in short heavy showers so there is still a lot of sunshine.
For an active visit to
City of Athens.
Winter is generally quite mild in
Temperatures can occasionally, but rarely, drop very low. A strong blizzard in February 2004 saw heavy snow and temperatures plummeting towards -10°C.
Rainfall continues to increase, peaking in December and January at around 70mm per month. Again, expect mostly short heavy downpours between sunny periods.
Like autumn, spring is a great time to visit
Daytime highs begin to hit the 20s by April, and by May it starts to get hot.
Rainfall is low in spring – just about 20 to 35mm per month – and the sun comes out for longer and longer.
As with anywhere, the weather averages in
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