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

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Traveling to Patra, Greece? If you're planning to go to Patra, this 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 Patra, Greece

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

Important essentials for Patra, Greece

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Patra is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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February

February in Patra is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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March

If you go to Patra in March, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. 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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April

April in Patra 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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May

May in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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June

Traveling to Patra in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

July here can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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August

If you visit Patra during August, you might find that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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September

If you go to Patra in September, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

October is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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November

In November, Patra is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Patra, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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December

In December, Patra can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Patra, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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Activities for Patra, Greece

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

If you are planning to check out the lovely St. Andrew's Church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Archaeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Patras Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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