Weather in Athens in december 2020

Evolution of daily average temperature and precipitation in Athens in december

These charts show the evolution of average minimum/maximum temperatures as well as average daily precipitation volume in Athens in december.

Climate of Athens in december

The climate of Athens in december is tolerable

The month of December presents favorable climatic conditions to recharge oneself away from the roughness of the winter. Indeed, because of its geographical location, Athens benefits from the influence of the Mediterranean and the effects of the warm air coming from North Africa. As a result, the temperatures remain pleasant and gentle.

Beginning of December in Athens

Thanks to the combination of sunshine and mild temperatures, the weather throughout Athens in December is beautiful most of the time. Moreover, this period of the month is distinguished by the rarity of rains. This makes the beautiful days embellished with a wondrous sun that is often present.

Middle of December in Athens

Climatic conditions are regressing slightly towards mid-December. This is reflected by lower temperatures but also by a slight increase in precipitation. Hence, not only is the weather freshening which makes the wearing of warm clothes indispensable, but we must also expect rainy episodes that unexpectedly occur.

End of December in Athens

As in the preceding period, the climate throughout December in Athens is characterized by the combination of mild temperatures and gentle sun that continues to add to the weather, day after day. Despite the fact that the rains are becoming more intense, they are transient and last only a few days.

Athens: another month?

If you can push the dates of your trip to Athens forward, the month of january has a better weather forecast than december. more information

December: another location in Greece?

If you want to go to Greece in december, there are destinations with better weather than Athens:

In december, Rhodes and Karpathos have good weather.

more information about Greece's weather in december

Seasonal average climate and temperature of Athens in december

Check below seasonal norms These datas are set from the weather statements earlier years of the month of december.

Outside temperature
Average temperature 56°F
Highest temperature 61°F
Lowest temperature 52°F
Highest record temperature 79°F
Lowest record temperature 36°F
Number of days at +65°F 7 day(s)
Sea temperature
Average sea temperature 62°F
Lowest sea temperature 59°F
Highest sea temperature 65°F
Wind speed 19km/h
Wind temperature 50°F
Precipitation (rainfall)
Rainfall 2.8in
Number of days with rainfall 8 day(s)
Record daily rainfall 1.5in
Snowfall 0.3cm
Other climate data
Humidity 77%
Visibility 9.56km
Cloud cover 34%
UV index 4
Daily sunshine hours 10
Sunrise and sunset
Time of sunrise 08:33
Time of sunset 18:06
Length of day 09:33
Our opinion about the weather in december
Our opinion at tolerable

How was the weather last december?

Here is the day by day recorded weather in Athens in december 2019:

49°F to 58°F
Partly Cloudy
47°F to 58°F
Partly Cloudy
52°F to 63°F
Light rain
47°F to 54°F
Partly Cloudy
40°F to 52°F
Partly Cloudy
45°F to 58°F
Partly Cloudy
50°F to 61°F
Partly Cloudy
52°F to 61°F
Partly Cloudy
50°F to 59°F
Light rain shower
54°F to 59°F
Partly Cloudy
54°F to 61°F
Partly Cloudy
49°F to 59°F
Partly Cloudy
52°F to 59°F
Heavy rain at times
52°F to 58°F
Partly Cloudy
50°F to 63°F
Partly Cloudy
52°F to 63°F
54°F to 65°F
52°F to 67°F
Patchy rain nearby
50°F to 59°F
Partly Cloudy
56°F to 63°F
Partly Cloudy
56°F to 61°F
Partly Cloudy
58°F to 63°F
54°F to 59°F
Partly Cloudy
50°F to 58°F
47°F to 56°F
Partly Cloudy
47°F to 54°F
43°F to 52°F
Partly Cloudy
31°F to 49°F
Light rain shower
40°F to 45°F
Heavy rain
23°F to 40°F
Patchy rain nearby
31°F to 45°F

Map: other cities in Greece in december

Click over cities on the map for information about the weather in december.

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Cities near Athens:

Amorgos Island in decembertolerable weather
Chios in decembertolerable weather
Corfu Island in decembertolerable weather
Hydra Island in decembertolerable weather
Lesbos in decembertolerable weather
Milos in decembertolerable weather
Mykonos in decembertolerable weather
Naxos in decembertolerable weather
Rhodes in decembergood weather
Samos in decembertolerable weather
Greece in december: See full list of cities

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Weather data for Athens in december:

Weather data for Athens for december are derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Athens. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Athens can vary slightly from year to year, but this data should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags or check for the best time in year to go to Athens.

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