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

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

When to go to Makrinitsa, Greece

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

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

January

January in Makrinitsa is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. 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:

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

February

February in Makrinitsa can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Makrinitsa in March, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Makrinitsa during April, you are likely to find that it is balmy. 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 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:

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

May

If you are traveling to Makrinitsa in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

June

If you are traveling to Makrinitsa in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

July for Makrinitsa can be sweltering and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella

August

If you vacation in Makrinitsa during August, you are likely to find that it is really hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

If you visit Makrinitsa during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm 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 low 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Makrinitsa in November, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Makrinitsa during December, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% 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
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts

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

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

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