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Marathon, Greece Weather: Temperature and Climate

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Marathon is a town in Greece that is well-known as the site of the Battle of Marathon that took place in 490 BCE. It was here that the outnumbered Athenian army defeated the Persians and Pheideppides, A Greek herald, ran from Marathon to Athens to tell of the victory. This is how the modern day marathon race came to be.

The climate in Marathon, Greece is classified as hot-summer Mediterranean. The hottest months in Marathon are June to September, with the driest months being May – August. The coldest month in Marathon is January and December is the wettest month.

This weather forecast in Marathon, Greece, will vary from year to year. The averages that you see below represent historical weather data. Here is the typical weather forecast throughout the year for Marathon, Greece:

January

  • Temperature: 45.14° F (7.3° C) – 56.12° F (13.4° C)
  • Precipitation: 50 mm
  • Climate:13 days of rain on average, 9.9 hours of daylight per day, 5.5 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 3, water temperature 57.2° F (14° C)
  • Humidity: 74%

February

  • Temperature: 45.86° F (7.7° C) – 57.2° F (14° C)
  • Precipitation: 45 mm
  • Climate: 10 days of rain on average, 10.8 hours of daylight per day, 6.6 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 4, water temperature 57.2° F (14° C)
  • Humidity: 73%

March  

  • Temperature: 50° F (10° C) – 62.6° F (17° C)
  • Precipitation: 38 mm
  • Climate: 11 days of rain on average, 12 hours of daylight per day, 8 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 4, water temperature 57.2° F (14° C)
  • Humidity: 69%

April

  • Temperature: 53.6° F (12° C) – 69.8° F (21° C)
  • Precipitation: 25 mm
  • Climate: 7.8 days of rain on average, 13.2 hours of daylight per day, 10.2 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 5, water temperature 59° F (15° C)
  • Humidity: 65%

May

  • Temperature: 62.6° F (17° C) – 79.7° F (26.5° C)
  • Precipitation: 18 mm
  • Climate: 7.6 days of rain on average, 14.3 hours of daylight per day, 11.3 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 6, water temperature 64.4° F (18° C)
  • Humidity: 60%

June

  • Temperature: 69.8° F (21° C) – 87.8° F (31° C)
  • Precipitation: 13 mm
  • Climate: 5.3 days of rain on average, 14.8 hours of daylight per day, 11.8 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 7, water temperature 71.6° F (22° C)
  • Humidity: 56%

July  

  • Temperature: 76.1° F (24.5° C) – 93.2° F (34° C)
  • Precipitation: 6 mm
  • Climate: 2 days of rain on average, 14.5 hours of daylight per day, 12 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 7, water temperature 75.2° F (24° C)
  • Humidity: 53%

August

  • Temperature: 77° F (25° C) – 93.2° F (34° C)
  • Precipitation: 4 mm
  • Climate: 1.8 days of rain on average, 13.6 hours of daylight per day, 12 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 7, water temperature 75.2° F (24° C)
  • Humidity: 52%

September

  • Temperature: 69.8° F (21° C) – 85.1° F (29.5° C)
  • Precipitation: 36 mm
  • Climate: 6 days of rain on average, 12.4 hours of daylight per day, 10 hours of sunshine per day,UV-index 5, water temperature 73.4° F (23° C)
  • Humidity: 59%

October

  • Temperature: 61.7° F (16.5° C) – 75.2° F (24° C)
  • Precipitation: 39 mm
  • Climate: 8.1 days of rain on average, 11.2 hours of daylight per day, 7 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 4, water temperature 69.8° F (21° C)
  • Humidity: 67%

November

  • Temperature: 53.6° F (12° C) – 66.2° F (19° C)
  • Precipitation: 67 mm
  • Climate: 10 days of rain on average, 10.1 hours of daylight per day, 6.4 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 4, water temperature 66.2° F (19° C)
  • Humidity: 73%

December

  • Temperature: 47.84° F (8.8° C) – 59° F (15° C)
  • Precipitation: 82 mm
  • Climate: 14 days of rain on average, 9.6 hours of daylight per day, 5.7 hours of sunshine per day, UV-index 2, water temperature 60.8° F (16° C)
  • Humidity: 73%

The hot-summer Mediterranean climate of Marathon, Greece makes it the perfect destination for lovers of the sun during the summer or cooler temperatures during the winter months.

Find the current weather forecast for Marathon, Greece here:

Accuweather – Marathon, Greece Weather Forecast

Weather.com – Marathon, Greece Weather Forecast

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