Damascus, Syria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Damascus, Syria? If you're planning to go to Damascus, we've got 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 Damascus, Syria

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

Important essentials for Damascus, Syria

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.


  • 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).


  • 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 Damascus, Syria by month

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January

January in Damascus is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

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February

February here can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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March

Traveling to Damascus in March, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

April in Damascus is warm and very dry. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

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May

If you vacation in Damascus during May, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

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June

If you are traveling to Damascus in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you visit Damascus during July, you will probably see that it can be blisteringly hot 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 low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally around 20 during the day.

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August

Traveling to Damascus in August, you will notice that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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September

If you visit Damascus during September, you might find that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

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October

If you vacation in Damascus during October, you will probably notice 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 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

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November

If you vacation in Damascus during November, you will probably find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits 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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December

December in Damascus is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Damascus, Syria

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

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