Weather Averages for Athens in June
Averages for Athens in June
June is the beginning of summer in Athens. Temperatures soar
and long, hot, sunny days are seen throughout. The average
daily temperature for Athens in this month can reach highs of 30°C
(86°F) or drop to an average minimum temperature of 20°C (68°F).
Tourists visiting Athens should be aware that the sun's rays can be extremely strong at this time. It may be best to pack long-sleeved clothes to protect the skin, as well as sunglasses, hats and plenty of sun-cream to avoid getting burnt. Athens sees an average of 13 hours sunshine per day throughout this month.
The average temperature of the sea during this month in Athens is 22°C (72°F).
While the hot weather is glorious and makes walking around the city a popular activity, but remember to keep yourself hydrated and sufficiently covered. There is an average rainfall of 14 mm over 4 days expected throughout this month.
Pentkosti (also known as Pentecost or Whit Sunday) is another important feast day that is celebrated both in Athens and across Greece. Agiou Pnevmatos (feast of the Holy Spirit or Whit Monday) is another religious holiday celebrated in Athens in June.
Cultural treats, including theatre (both ancient and contemporary), opera, music and dance, are on offer during the Athens Festival, some of which takes part on the slopes of the famous Acropolis.
Agios Ioannis (St. John's Day) is also celebrated in Athens in June. This holiday celebrates the birth of St. John the Baptist, with large bonfires lit across the city on the evening before.