What’s the weather like in Athens in September?The sunshine hours and high temperature drops a little this month, but for many people, the Athens weather in September makes it the best time to visit. The Greek capital’s still very warm but the peak summer crowds begin to disappear.
Geographical influencesSeptember sees the average rainfall in Athens increase from August, but there’s still only about two or three days with some light wet weather. The nearby Aegean Sea’s a balmy 25°C this month and this keeps temperatures inland high too.
AveragesThe weather in Athens in September sees an average daytime high temperature of 29°C on the hottest days. The average during the day will be 22°C, dipping to 18°C on rare cooler days. The temperature at night will be around 19°C for most of the month. The sun seems to last forever at this ancient city in the Attica region. It shines for an average of eight hours each day and doesn’t set until around 7.45pm. Rainfall in Athens is extremely light during September. Just 13mm falls on average and there’s a good chance you won’t see any at all. The Aegean Sea’s very inviting with an average temperature of 25°C. The UV level’s high, so use plenty of sunblock as you relax by the beaches on the outskirts of Athens.