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

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Traveling to Kalymnos, Greece? If you're planning to go to Kalymnos, below is 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 Kalymnos, Greece

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

Important essentials for Kalymnos, Greece

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • 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).

General health necessities

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

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January

If you visit Kalymnos during January, you may notice that it is chilly 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 high 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 almost every day of the month.

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February

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

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March

Traveling to Kalymnos in March, you will notice that it is relatively cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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April

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

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May

May is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

If you visit Kalymnos during June, you may 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 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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July

If you visit Kalymnos during July, you might notice that it is extremely 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 Kalymnos during August, you might see that it is extremely warm 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 Kalymnos during September, you will probably 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 in Kalymnos is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

In November, Kalymnos is chilly 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 Kalymnos, 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 Kalymnos is relatively cool and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain almost every day of the month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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Activities for Kalymnos, Greece

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

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