Athens Weather in May

What's the weather like in Athens (Greece) in May 2021?

The climate in Athens during May can be summarized as warm and dry.

May is in the spring in Athens and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 24°C (76°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

Athens weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 24.2°C 75.6°F
Nightly temperature 14°C 57.2°F
Average temperature 19.1°C 66.4°F
Daily sunshine 10.3 hrs
Avg rainfall 23 mm 0.9 ins
Rainy days 5 days
Sea temperature 18.4°C 65.2°F
Humidity 58%
Windspeed 7.2kph 5 mph

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Athens with around 23mm 0.9 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.3 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Athens

Athens average temperature in May

May rainfall

Athens average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Athens average rain in May

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Athens in May 2021.

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Athens weather stats

Athens weather statistics
Hottest month: July 31.3°C 88.3°F
Driest month: August 6mm 0.2ins
Sunniest month: August 12.4hrs
Coldest month: January 11.8°C 53.2°F
Wettest month: December 80mm 3.1ins
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