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

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

When to go to Peloponnese, Greece

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

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

January

If you vacation in Peloponnese during January, you are likely to find that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Peloponnese can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Peloponnese, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Peloponnese in March, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Peloponnese can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Peloponnese, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Peloponnese in May, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Peloponnese in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Peloponnese in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts

August

If you visit Peloponnese during August, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

September

If you visit Peloponnese during September, you are likely to find that it is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Peloponnese is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Peloponnese during November, you are likely to find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Peloponnese is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Peloponnese, 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 Peloponnese
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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