Weather Averages for Athens in September
Averages for Athens in September
The warm weather continues into September, although a drop
in temperature does occur in this month, leading the way for the cooler
autumnal weather. The average
daily temperature for Athens in this month can reach highs of 29°C
(84°F) or drop to an average minimum temperature of 19°C (66°F).
September is a much more popular time to visit Athens than in the summer months when the scorching temperatures can make visiting the city unbearable, particularly if you are not used the high levels of heat.
By September, those heat levels have dropped making the weather far more bearable. Athens sees an average of 10 hours sunshine per day throughout this month. There is an average rainfall of 15 mm over 4 days expected throughout this month.
The average temperature of the sea during this month in Athens is 24°C (75°F).
Gennisis tis Theotokou celebrates the birth of the Virgin Mary in September and is an important religious event.
Ypsosis you Timiou Stavrou is a major summer festival in Athens. The holiday celebrates the Exaltation of the True Cross.
With the cooler weather making Athens much more bearable, September is an ideal time to start exploring the many sites the city has to offer.
The Theatre of Dionysus was originally built around 600 BC in honour of the Greek god of wine. It is a long-standing monument to the god as well as to the revelry and debauchery he inspired. Indeed, Dionysus’ Festival was the reason for the original erection of the building.
Hadrian's Arch was the original gateway to the ancient city of Greece, separating the Roman quarters from the rest of the city.