Dodecanese, Greece: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

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.

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Dodecanese during February, you are likely to find that it can be brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 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 most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Dodecanese during March, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s 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 two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Dodecanese in July, you will notice that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Dodecanese is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Dodecanese in October, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Dodecanese is crisp and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Dodecanese can be chilly and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain most days. 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:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Dodecanese

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