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

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

When to go to Piraeus, Greece

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

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

January

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

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Piraeus is cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Piraeus is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Piraeus is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Piraeus during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

August

If you visit Piraeus during August, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering 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 low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

September

September here is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Piraeus is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Piraeus is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Piraeus is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Piraeus, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Piraeus, 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 Piraeus
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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