Weather Averages for Athens in April
Averages for Athens in April
The warm spring weather continues in Athens into April. The average
daily temperature for Athens in this month can reach highs of 20°C
(68°F) or drop to an average minimum temperature of 11°C (52°F).
During this month, Athens usually sees warm, sunny days with a lower expectancy of rain. There is an average rainfall of 23 mm over 9 days expected throughout this month. Athens sees an average of 8 hours sunshine per day throughout this month.
Light layers should be sufficient for this month, with a jacket or jumper for the evenings when the weather gets cooler.
The average temperature of the sea during this month in Athens is 16°C (61°F).
Megali Evdomada means Holy Week in Athens. St George's day, or Agios Georgios, is one of the Orthodox Calendar's most important feast days, dedicated to the patron saint of shepherds.
The warm April weather makes exploring Athens simply superb, as this month has neither the wet weather of winter nor the scorching heat of the summer.
The Theatre of Dionysus is just one of the many historic landmarks that Athens is famous for. The structure was originally built around 600 BC in honour of the Festival of Dionysia.
Alternatively, you can watch the changing of the guard at the Parliament Building. Originally built in the 19th Century as a Royal Palace, fire damage which occurred in the 20th Century meant that it had to be rebuilt for the National Assembly.
Hadrian's Arch was once the gate to the city of ancient Athens, separating the Roman quarters from the rest of the city. It remains as one of Athens’ most famous ancient monuments.