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Athens weather in April (Attica, Greece)

Looking to travel to Athens in April? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In Athens, April is characterized by pleasant temperatures and low rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 21°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 12°C.

Precipitation

Athens in April usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 28 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 8 days of rain are anticipated.

Average sunshine

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 230 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, April is one of the better months to visit Athens. April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, March and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Athens climate page with graphs.

 

Athens, monthly averages in April

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 12°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 21°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 15°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 25%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 28 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 8 days  
HumidityHumidity 60%  
WindspeedWindspeed 4 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 230 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Greece in April

Find out more about the weather in Greece and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Athens, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. With a water temperature of around 15°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
9/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Interested in more climate information?

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