Akko, Israel: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Akko, Israel? If you're planning to go to Akko, the following is 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 Akko, Israel

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

Important essentials for Akko, Israel

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Akko, Israel by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

Traveling to Akko in January, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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February

February in Akko can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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March

March in Akko is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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April

If you vacation in Akko during April, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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May

May in Akko is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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June

If you visit Akko during June, you will probably notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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July

July in this region can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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August

If you go to Akko in August, you will notice that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

September in this region is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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October

If you visit Akko during October, you may notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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November

Traveling to Akko in November, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

If you visit Akko during December, you might see that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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Activities for Akko, Israel

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

Synagogues may have dress requirements. At Ramchal synagogue:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to visit the stunning Great Mosque of al-Jezzar, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; it is best to check with the Akko tourism authority.

If you go to Akko botanical garden, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you see a temple, such as The Shrine of Baha'u'llah, wear:

If you see the Oukashi Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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