23 AugLocal Time: 09:26 EEST UK Time: 07:26 BST
- Sunrise 06:46
- Sunset 20:07
- Moonrise 04:46
- Moonset 18:40
|Temp feels like:||83°F (28°C)|
|Length of Day:||9h 35m|
|Dew Point:||66°F (19°C)|
|Pressure:||29.95 " (1014 hpa)|
Average for August: 80°F (27°C)
Weather Overview for Athens
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
is very hot in
heat waves are common in
thing you are guaranteed in summer in
Autumn Weather: October & November
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.
an active visit to
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.
to increase, peaking in December and January at around 70mm per month. Again,
expect mostly short heavy downpours between sunny periods.
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.
with anywhere, the weather averages in
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