Weather Averages for Athens in July
Averages for Athens in July
July in Athens is one of the peak summer months. The average
daily temperature for Athens in this month can reach highs of 33°C
(91°F) or drop to an average minimum temperature of 23°C (73°F).
This means the days see a peak average amount of sunshine, the temperatures are scorching and there is very little expectation of rain for the entire month. There is an average rainfall of 6 mm over 2 days expected throughout this month.
If you are in Athens at this time of the year, protect yourself against the sun's scorching rays with sun cream, a hat, sunglasses and protective layers of clothing as it is very easy to get burnt. Athens sees an average of 13 hours sunshine per day throughout this month.
It is also vital to ensure you keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of water throughout the day.
The average temperature of the sea during this month in Athens is 24°C (75°F).
As always, there is plenty to see and do in Athens throughout this month.
Saint Agia Marina, Protector of Crops, is celebrated in rural areas on the 17th of July, with feasts in honour of the saint.
Ionnina Cultural Summer goes on throughout July and August in Athens, with many cultural events occurring throughout the festival.
The Prophet Elijah is celebrated throughout Profitis ilias, at shrines dedicated to him.
Moreover, there are the many historical landmarks to visit, monuments for which Athens is famed across the world. These include Hadrian's Arch, the Acropolis and the Theatre of Dionysus.