Bethlehem, Palestinian territories: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Bethlehem, Palestinian territories? If you're planning to go to Bethlehem, this 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 Bethlehem, Palestinian territories

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

Important essentials for Bethlehem, Palestinian territories

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available 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 become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Bethlehem, Palestinian territories by month

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January

In January, Bethlehem is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Bethlehem, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Mosque of Omar, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; you should check with the Bethlehem tourism authority.

February

In February, Bethlehem is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and occasionally 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 Bethlehem, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Mosque of Omar, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; you should check with the Bethlehem tourism authority.

March

March in Bethlehem is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Mosque of Omar, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; you should check with the Bethlehem tourism authority.

April

April here is a perfect temperature and very hazy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Mosque of Omar, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; you should check with the Bethlehem tourism authority.

May

If you go to Bethlehem in May, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot, very hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Mosque of Omar, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; you should check with the Bethlehem tourism authority.

June

If you visit Bethlehem during June, you might notice that it is hot, very hazy 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 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Mosque of Omar, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; you should check with the Bethlehem tourism authority.

July

July for Bethlehem is really hot, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Mosque of Omar, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; you should check with the Bethlehem tourism authority.

August

If you visit Bethlehem during August, you might find that it is consistently hot, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Mosque of Omar, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; you should check with the Bethlehem tourism authority.

September

If you visit Bethlehem during September, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Mosque of Omar, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; you should check with the Bethlehem tourism authority.

October

If you visit Bethlehem during October, you will probably notice that it is hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Mosque of Omar, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; you should check with the Bethlehem tourism authority.

November

November in Bethlehem is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Mosque of Omar, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; you should check with the Bethlehem tourism authority.

December

If you visit Bethlehem during December, you will probably find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Mosque of Omar, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; you should check with the Bethlehem tourism authority.

Activities for Bethlehem, Palestinian territories

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

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