Hama, Syria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Hama, Syria

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

What to wear/what to pack for Hama, Syria by month

January

January for Hama is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Hama is brisk and somewhat 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 Hama, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%. Additionally, it is windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Hama is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Hama in April, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Hama in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Hama during June, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature 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 (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

Traveling to Hama in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Hama during August, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Hama in September, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Hama during October, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Hama in November, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Hama in December, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Hama, Syria

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, E and L
  • A SIM card that works in Hama
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Appropriate museum wear

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