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Athens Weather in October, Greece

ATHENS AVERAGES FOR OCTOBER

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Athens Averages October

  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month

    Temperature

    19°C
    67°F
  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

    23°C
    74°F
  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

    15°C
    61°F
  • What is Average Day Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunrise and sunset

    Day Temperature

    20°C
    68°F
  • What is Average Night Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunset and sunrise

    Night Temperature

    18°C
    65°F
  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

    22°C
    72°F
  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    6 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    5 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall

    52.6 mm

Athens Daily Averages October

October, 2024

Sun
Mon
Tue
1 Avg 20º 68º
Wed
2 Avg 20º 68º
Thu
3 Avg 22º 72º
Fri
4 Avg 20º 68º
Sat
5 Avg 19º 66º
6 Avg 21º 70º
7 Avg 20º 68º
8 Avg 20º 68º
9 Avg 19º 66º
10 Avg 19º 66º
11 Avg 20º 68º
12 Avg 20º 68º
13 Avg 20º 68º
14 Avg 20º 68º
15 Avg 20º 68º
16 Avg 22º 72º
17 Avg 21º 70º
18 Avg 22º 72º
19 Avg 19º 66º
20 Avg 18º 64º
21 Avg 18º 64º
22 Avg 18º 64º
23 Avg 18º 64º
24 Avg 17º 63º
25 Avg 16º 61º
26 Avg 15º 59º
27 Avg 16º 61º
28 Avg 17º 63º
29 Avg 17º 63º
30 Avg 16º 61º
31 Avg 16º 61º
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What's The Weather Like in Athens in October?

Is It Good To Go To Athens In October?

Despite the fact that the month of September in Athens can produce summer-like temperatures, the weather starts to cool off significantly in October, and especially at night.

Is Athens Warm In October?

The average temperature this month is 19°C, while the average low is 15°C and the average high is a pleasant 23°C.

Warmest and Coldest Octobers In Athens

The lowest ever recorded temperature in Athens in October is 2°C, and the highest ever recorded temperature is 33°C.

Sunshine Hours In Athens

As the year goes on in Athens, the days get shorter and there is less sun. The average amount of daily sunshine in October is just five hours, which is down from seven in September.

Does It Rain In Athens In October?

There is also an increase in rain this month, as the average amount of rainfall in October is 40mm, occurring over five days, up from 10mm over just three days in September. The average of 40mm is not a significant total and it would not be uncommon to not see rain during your visit to Athens this month.

How Warm Is the Sea In Athens In October?

The average sea temperature in October is 22°C which is still considered relatively warm and able to be enjoyed by most people. On a warm day in October, going to the beach and enjoying the water is certainly feasible.

How Humid Is Athens In October?

While most weather related measurements decrease in October, the humidity levels do the opposite this month. The average humidity in October is 65%, which is the third highest average for the year in Athens. 

Athens Hotels in October 

The Areos Hotel opened in 2008 and has 40 rooms available to guests. All rooms come with air-conditioning and Internet, while the suites also have Jacuzzis and living rooms. Some rooms also have views of nearby Areos Park. In addition to having breakfast available in your room, there is also a café/bar on-site, serving a variety of food in addition to containing a full bar. Room service is also available 24 hours a day. The hotel is about a five minute drive from the city centre.

The Heodion Hotel has 90 rooms, consisting of 86 guestrooms and 4 suites. All rooms come with wireless Internet, air-conditioning, "hand-ironed laundry," and complimentary breakfast, served buffet-style at their restaurant. Their restaurant is also open for lunch and dinner and serves both traditional Greek dishes and international cuisine. A separate bar is also on-site and offers a full option of drinks, as well as full meals, and snacks. They also have a roof garden serving drinks with views of the Acropolis. The hotel is about a 17 minute walk from the city centre.

Athens Beach for October 

Vouliagmeni Lake Beach is technically not a beach, but has all the offerings of one. This natural lake was created by hot springs underneath it and used to be a cave, but the roof collapsed over time, forming the lake we see today. The water is crystal clear, about 12 metres deep, and contains natural minerals, which are apparently therapeutic for your body. There is also a protected swimming area, and as it is a lake, the water is always calm. There are sunbeds and umbrellas available for rent and there is also a café/bar/restaurant right on the lake serving food and drinks. Vouliagmeni Lake Beach is about a 30 minute drive from the city centre.

Vravrona Beach is a quiet beach (outside of the month of August) and visiting it in October is recommended as it will not be crowded. It is a sandy beach that has lots of plant life growing right up until the sand begins, making for some enjoyable natural shade. It is also good for swimming as the beach is protected from the wind, and the water is clean and shallow. There are sunbeds and umbrellas available for rent as well. Just off of the beach is restaurant Psarotaverna, serving fresh seafood with a view of the sea. Vravrona Beach is about a 40 minute drive from the city centre.

Bars and Restaurants 

For a change of pace from Greek cuisine, try the restaurant Spondi. They offer French dishes, prepared using fresh and local ingredients. The menu changes "with the seasons," but you can expect to find things like foie gras, roasted lamb, or sea bass, as well as desserts like a "Black Chocolate and Rum Zacapa." They also have a wine cellar with over 13,000 different labels of wines from all over the world. They are open for both lunch and dinner and are about a 23 minute walk from the city centre.

If you are in search of a good cocktail, but also want the option of having a meal, head to Skyfall Bar. They offer a variety of drinks, including their own signature cocktails, as well as several wines from around the world. In addition to your drinks, the bar offers stunning views of Athens, including the Acropolis and Lycabettus Hill. They offer both Greek and international options on their menu, including salads, pastas, and meats. The bar also has a DJ at night and a dance floor. They are about an 18 minute walk from the city centre.

Things to do in Athens in October 

Established in 1926, The Academy of Athens is Greece's "highest research" center and is run by the Ministry of Education. They have a library in addition to 22 research centres/offices and the architecture throughout the grounds is exquisite. The main attraction for visitors is the neoclassical main building, which was designed in 1859 by Theophil Hansen, a Danish architect, although it was not completed until 1885. There are also various sculptures, such as a stone carving of a Sphinx, and a statue of Socrates. The academy is a seven minute walk from the city centre.

Founded in 1993, the Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum was created to showcase and educate visitors on the art of jewelry and various decorative arts. They are home to over 4,000 pieces of jewelry and miniature sculptures, including the private collection of Ilias Lalaounis, who was a world-famous Greek jewelry designer. The museum also has temporary exhibits, such as "From Zeus to Earth and From Chile to Neapolis," which is a collection of fossils and minerals. Admission to the museum is 5 and they are open from 9 AM to 3 PM on Tuesday through Saturday, and from 11 AM to 4 PM on Sundays. They are closed on Mondays and are about a 16 minute walk from the city centre.