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

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

When to go to Kastoria, Greece

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

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

January

January in Kastoria can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 5 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

It also snows regularly. 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:

  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens

February

In February, Kastoria can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Kastoria, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots

March

In March, Kastoria can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Kastoria, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

In April, Kastoria is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Kastoria, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Kastoria during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Kastoria during June, 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 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Kastoria during July, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals

August

August for Kastoria is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

September

September here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Kastoria is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Kastoria in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Kastoria can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Kastoria, Greece

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kastoria, 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 Kastoria
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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