Greece, a country in southern Europe, has coastline with the Mediterranean Sea, the Aegean
Sea, the Ionian Sea and land boarder in the north and east. Over three fourth of the country is
mountainous. The country has hundreds of islands of which about two hundred are inhabited.
About twenty million tourists visit this country every year. Among numerous, tourist attractions
here include water sports, land, air sports, beaches, the beautiful landscape, panoramic views,
mountains, national parks, museums, archaeological sites, landmarks, castles, canyons, lakes,
islands, spas, thermal springs and UNESCO World Heritage sites. Athens is the capital, the
largest city and major airport among several others in the country.
Getting around: Personal and rental autos, taxis, buses, boats, ferries, inter-city air, trains and
Tourist seasons: Tourist high season is from June to August, mid season April, May, September,
October and low season November to March.
Weather: Climatological Information Athens, Greece, source Hellenic National Meteorological
Service. Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the weather conditions in the
same city, town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on for current conditions.
Visit relevant source for other climate variables.
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
- Climatological information is based on monthly averages for the 43-year period 1955-1997.
Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the
definition of "Mean Number of Precipitation Days" quoted in this web site may be different for
different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared.
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