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

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

When to go to Prespa, Greece

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Prespa in January, you will notice that it is freezing. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters

February

February in Prespa can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly.

It also snows once in a while. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear

March

If you go to Prespa in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Prespa can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Prespa in May, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Prespa in June, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Prespa in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Prespa during August, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Prespa in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Prespa is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof coat
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Prespa, 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 Prespa
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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