Dodecanese, Greece: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Dodecanese, Greece? If you're planning to go to Dodecanese, we have 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 Dodecanese, Greece

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

Important essentials for Dodecanese, Greece

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Dodecanese, Greece

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Dodecanese.

    What to wear/what to pack for Dodecanese, Greece by month

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    January

    In January, Dodecanese is chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Dodecanese, with most of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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    February

    February in this region is brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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    March

    March in Dodecanese can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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    April

    In April, Dodecanese is mild 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 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Dodecanese, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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    May

    If you visit Dodecanese during May, you may see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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    June

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

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    July

    If you visit Dodecanese during July, you may notice that it is constantly hot 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 low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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    August

    If you visit Dodecanese during August, you will probably see that it is hot 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 low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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    September

    If you vacation in Dodecanese during September, you might find that it is 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 60s F (low 20s 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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    October

    October here is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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    November

    In November, Dodecanese is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Dodecanese, with most of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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    December

    December in Dodecanese can be chilly and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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