February weather forecast and climate
Athens, Greece

The ancient city of Athens in Greece with a view of the Parthenon Temple at dusk
The ancient city of Athens in Greece with a view of the Parthenon Temple at dusk
February is one of the coldest months of the year, yet is still relatively mild for winter in Europe. Like January, the average temperature is 10°C (50°F), but it is one of the months where rain is most likely.
Nevertheless, despite the relatively high chance of rain in Greek standards, there is also a good chance of some sunny days. Although the streets are not quite as crowded, the city is still quite alive during the winter, with pavement cafes, plenty of shopping and a popular nightlife scene.
Swimming is not a good idea in February, with an average sea temperature of 15°C (59°F), the coldest it gets all year. However, if the sun shines, trips to the beach are delightful.

What is the temperature in February in Athens?

In Athens, Greece, in February, the average high-temperature is 13.9°C (57°F), and the average low-temperature is 6.8°C (44.2°F).

How many days does it rain in February in Athens?

In Athens, Greece, in February, it is raining for 10.4 days, with typically 46.7mm (1.8") of accumulated precipitation.

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

With an average sea temperature of 15°C (59°F), February is the month with the coldest seawater in Athens. For most, swimming in 15°C (59°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

What is the sea temperature in February in Athens?

The average seawater temperature, in February, 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).
Average temperature in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average high temperature in February: 13.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (33.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (13.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 6.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (23.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (6.8°C).

Average humidity in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average humidity in February: 68.9%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (71.9%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (47.6%).

Average rainfall in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average rainfall in February: 46.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (69.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (5.8mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in February: 10.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (12.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (1.7 days).

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).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

Average UV index in February - Athens, Greece
  • Average UV index in February: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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