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

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

When to go to Latakia, Syria

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

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

January

January in Latakia is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Latakia can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Latakia during March, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Latakia in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Latakia during May, you are likely to find that it is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses

June

June for Latakia is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals

July

July in this region is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

August

August is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

September in this region is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

October

October in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear

November

November in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Latakia can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Latakia, 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 Latakia
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Appropriate museum wear

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