You know it’s summer when temperature in Athens at 8 o’ clock in the morning is above 24 degrees Celsius. The first quasi heat wave is striking Greece over the weekend with temperatures to reach up to 37° C in several regions across the country on Saturday, June 8, 2019.
Minimum and maximum temperatures by the Greek National Meteorological Service for June 8.
The high temperatures, though, will not prevent rainfalls and locally thunderstorms mainly on the mountainous regions of Northern Greece and as of the afternoon.
Sahara Dust will affect the West of the country in the following days.
Analytical Forecast with maximum temperatures at 300 p.m.
Friday, June 7
Saturday, June 8
Sunday, June 9
Temperature in the center of Athens will reach 33° C at 3 pm Sunday.
While many Greeks use the high temperatures for a swim in the sea, for some its is still winter…
video: Skiing in June on Velouhi Mountain in Evritania
Not very much snow but enough for a few rounds.