Calabria, Italy: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2021]

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

When to go to Calabria, Italy

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

What to wear/what to pack for Calabria, Italy by month

January

If you are traveling to Calabria in January, you will notice that it is very cold. Expect it to rain or snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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February

In February, Calabria is freezing. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range.

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

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March

March in Calabria is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Calabria can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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May

May is brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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June

Traveling to Calabria in June, you will notice that it is relatively cool and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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July

Traveling to Calabria in July, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

If you go to Calabria in August, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

September in Calabria is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Calabria can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

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November

November in Calabria is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

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Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Calabria, Italy

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

  • A plug adapter that supports outlet types C, F and L. This one should be appropriate for most countries, but check with your hotel.
  • A SIM card that works in Calabria. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some locations you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Emergency water purifier

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