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

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Traveling to Paestum, Italy? If you're planning to go to Paestum, here is 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 Paestum, Italy

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

Important essentials for Paestum, Italy

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Paestum, Italy

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

If you go to National Archaeological Museum at Paestum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Paestum.

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

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January

If you are traveling to Paestum in January, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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February

February in Paestum is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March here is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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April

April in Paestum is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

If you visit Paestum during May, you are likely to notice 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 50s F (low 10s 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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June

If you visit Paestum during June, you are likely to see that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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July

If you are traveling to Paestum in July, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August in Paestum is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

September in Paestum is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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October

October in Paestum is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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November

If you go to Paestum in November, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

December in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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