Athens, Georgia, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Athens, Georgia, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Athens, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Athens, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Athens, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Athens.

If you go to Georgia Museum of Natural History, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Athens.

What to wear/what to pack for Athens, Georgia, United States of America by month

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January

If you go to Athens in January, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain or snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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February

February in Athens is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March for Athens is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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April

April here is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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May

If you visit Athens during May, you might notice that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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June

June in this region is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

Traveling to Athens in July, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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August

August in Athens is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you visit Athens during September, you are likely to notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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October

If you visit Athens during October, you are likely to see that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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November

November in Athens is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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December

If you vacation in Athens during December, you may notice that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet regularly.

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