Athens, New York 

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Weather in Athens, New York

The most pleasant months of the year for Athens are June, August and September. In Athens, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Athens with an average high temperature of 83.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in New York. January is the snowiest month in Athens with 12.2 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Athens, NY

6 PM PST

Chance Rain Showers

64°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightChance Rain Showers54° / 64°S 10 mph
Friday NightMostly Cloudy42° / 55°N 7 mph
Saturday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Partly Cloudy39° / 57°W 5 mph
Sunday NightSlight Chance Light Rain41° / 53°NW 7 mph
Monday NightChance Light Rain41° / 54°N 7 mph
Tuesday NightChance Light Rain42° / 56°N 8 mph
Wednesday NightIsolated Rain Showers45° / 59°N 7 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 15
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 43 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Athens area is 9.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New York.

9.1 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January33° 15°
February37° 18°
March47° 26°
April60° 37°
May71° 47°
June79° 56°
July84° 61°
August82° 59°
September74° 51°
October62° 40°
November50° 32°
December38° 22°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Athens
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02984
February02583
March02392
April09110
May11120
June20120
July50100
August30100
September1090
October06100
November01691
December02693

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


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