Matera, Italy: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Matera, Italy? If you're planning to go to Matera, I have 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 Matera, Italy

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

Important essentials for Matera, Italy

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Matera, Italy by month

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January

If you vacation in Matera during January, you will probably see that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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February

If you are traveling to Matera in February, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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March

If you vacation in Matera during March, you are likely to notice that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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April

If you visit Matera during April, you might see that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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May

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

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June

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

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July

If you vacation in Matera during July, you may see that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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August

August in Matera is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you go to Matera in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October here is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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November

If you vacation in Matera during November, you will probably find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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December

Traveling to Matera in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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Activities for Matera, Italy

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

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