Athens, Ohio, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Athens, Ohio, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Athens, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

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

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

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

January

In January, Athens is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) and about half of the time jump into the low 40s F (single digits C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Athens, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Gloves or mittens

February

If you are traveling to Athens in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks

March

March can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat

April

If you vacation in Athens during April, you are likely to find that it is balmy.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella

May

May is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses

June

In June, Athens is hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Athens, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

July

July in Athens is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

August

If you visit Athens during August, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts

September

If you vacation in Athens during September, you are likely to find 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 low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

October

If you are traveling to Athens in October, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear

November

In November, Athens is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and regularly jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Athens, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella

December

December for Athens can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Athens, Ohio, 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Athens

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