February weather forecast and climate
Athens, Greece

The ancient city of Athens in Greece with a view of the Parthenon Temple
The ancient city of Athens in Greece with a view of the Parthenon Temple

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter, in Athens, is a mild month, with average temperature fluctuating between 8.3°C (46.9°F) and 13.7°C (56.7°F).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in January - a mild 13.7°C (56.7°F). In Athens, the average low-temperature is 8.3°C (46.9°F).

Humidity

In Athens, Greece, the average relative humidity in February is 73%.

Rainfall

In Athens, during February, the rain falls for 11.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 40mm (1.57") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 98.9 rainfall days, and 348mm (13.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March. In Athens, snow falls for 0.4 days, with typically accumulated 2mm (0.08") of snow. Throughout the year, there are 1.7 snowfall days, and 12mm (0.47") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 15°C (59°F).
Note: Swimming in 15°C (59°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 10.8h.

Sunshine

In Athens, the average sunshine is 6.8h.

UV index

In Athens, Greece, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in February in Athens?

In Athens, the average relative humidity in February is 73%.

How many days does it rain in February in Athens?

In February, in Athens, the rain falls for 11.1 days. Throughout February, 40mm (1.57") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in February in Athens?

In Athens, during February, snow falls for 0.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 2mm (0.08") of snow.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Athens?

The month with the coldest seawater is February, with an average sea temperature of 15°C (59°F).

How cold is the water in February in Athens?

In February, the average sea temperature in Athens, Greece, is 15°C (59°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 15°C (59°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Athens have in February?

In February, the average length of the day in Athens, Greece, is 10.8h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Athens?

In February, the average sunshine is 6.8h.

How high is the UV index in February in Athens?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in February
Athens, Greece

Average temperature in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average high temperature in February: 13.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (31°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 8.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (23.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.3°C).

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Average pressure in February
Athens, Greece

Average pressure in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average pressure in February: 1015.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1018.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1011.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in February
Athens, Greece

Average wind speed in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average wind speed in February: 15.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (16.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (11.6km/h).

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Average humidity in February
Athens, Greece

Average humidity in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average humidity in February: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (74%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (50%).

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Average rainfall in February
Athens, Greece

Average rainfall in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average rainfall in February: 40mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (53mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (4mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Athens, Greece

Average rainfall days in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in February: 11.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (11.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.8 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Athens, Greece

Average snowfall in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average snowfall in February: 2mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (9mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in February
Athens, Greece

Average snowfall days in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average snowfall days in February: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Athens, Greece

Average sea temperature in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in February: 15°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (15°C).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Athens, Greece

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average daylight in February: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6.8h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

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Average sunshine days in February
Athens, Greece

Average sunshine days in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average sunshine days in February: 14.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (28.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (14.1 days).

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Average UV index in February
Athens, Greece

Average UV index in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average UV index in February: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in February
Athens, Greece

Average cloud cover in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average cloud cover in February: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 6).

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Average visibility in February
Athens, Greece

Average visibility in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average visibility in February: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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