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Athens weather in October (Attica, Greece)

Looking to travel to Athens in October? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In Athens the weather in October is generally perfect, with high temperatures and low rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 25°C, while nights can cool down to about 16°C.

Precipitation

Athens in October usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 29 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 6 days of rain.

Average sunshine

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 208 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.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Athens, monthly averages in October

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 16°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 25°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 21°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 19%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 29 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 6 days  
HumidityHumidity 66%  
WindspeedWindspeed 7 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 208 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Greece in October

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

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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 21°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

Swimming
10/10
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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