Al-Qamishli, Syria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Al-Qamishli, Syria? If you're planning to go to Al-Qamishli, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Al-Qamishli, Syria

Based on the climate and weather in Al-Qamishli, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Al-Qamishli, Syria by month

January

If you vacation in Al-Qamishli during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Al-Qamishli can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Al-Qamishli is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Umbrella

April

April is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals

May

If you vacation in Al-Qamishli during May, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage

June

If you vacation in Al-Qamishli during June, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

July

Traveling to Al-Qamishli in July, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light skirts
  • Sarong

August

If you vacation in Al-Qamishli during August, you are likely to find that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 100s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light skirts
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sandals
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sarong

September

If you vacation in Al-Qamishli during September, you are likely to find that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

October

If you visit Al-Qamishli during October, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

November

November in Al-Qamishli is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

December

December in Al-Qamishli can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Al-Qamishli, Syria

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, E and L
  • A SIM card that works in Al-Qamishli
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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