Apamea, Syria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Apamea, Syria

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

What to wear/what to pack for Apamea, Syria by month

January

January in Apamea is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Apamea in February, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Apamea in March, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Apamea in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Apamea during May, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and very dry. 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).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here can be sweltering and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

July for Apamea can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Apamea in August, you will notice that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

If you vacation in Apamea during October, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. 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).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Apamea is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Apamea, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Apamea is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Apamea, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Apamea, Syria

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Apamea, 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 Apamea
  • Appropriate museum wear

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