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

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

When to go to Homs, Syria

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

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

January

If you vacation in Homs during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s 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 half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat

February

Traveling to Homs in February, you will notice that it is chilly 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:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Homs during May, you are likely to 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 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Homs during June, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Homs is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Homs during November, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Homs, 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 Homs
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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