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

Traveling to Kos, Greece? If you're planning to go to Kos, I've got 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 Kos, Greece

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

Important essentials for Kos, Greece

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Kos is chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains nearly every day this month.

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February

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

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March

March is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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April

If you visit Kos during April, you will probably see that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s 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.

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May

If you visit Kos during May, you will probably find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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June

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

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July

If you visit Kos during July, you will probably notice that it can be sweltering 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 go to Kos in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you visit Kos during September, you might see 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 sometimes.

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October

October here is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

If you go to Kos in November, you will notice that it can be chilly and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain almost every day. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

December here is chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains almost every day.

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Activities for Kos, Greece

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

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