Athens’ climate is semi-arid and is subject to the continental influences of the mountains that edge the city. Still pretty warm, average temperatures in September go between 20°C at night and 30°C during the day. There is only 3 days of rain in the month of September in Athens with just 7mm of precipitation. With 9 hours of sunshine per day Athens has an excellent weather comfort index score of 87/100. And with the water at 24°c bathing is a distinct possibility.
Practical advice for a stay in Athens:
- Light clothing
- Sunglasses and a light hat
- Good sun cream