Weather in Athens is generally pleasant but can become very hot during the summer months. If you are planning to visit Athens or the Greek islands in the summer, you should have a hat and sunscreen, as well as a bottle of water to quench your thirst on hot summer days. Having shades is a plus. Spring and autumn are great times to be in Athens, as the weather is sunny and warm, making it very pleasant to travel around the sites.
From January to March the temperature in Athens ranges from 10 ° C to 13 ° C. In April and May, the temperature is rising to between 16 ° C and 20 ° C. As summer approaches, the heat becomes progressively more noticeable. The temperature ranges from 25 ° C to sometimes 35 ° C, or more. In September and October the temperature reaches 25 ° C, while in November and December dropped significantly and hovering around at 15 ° C. It rarely snows in Athens, but not at the rest of the country during the winter months.
See below a current weather forecast for Athens.