Ramallah, Palestinian territories: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Ramallah, Palestinian territories

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

What to wear/what to pack for Ramallah, Palestinian territories by month

January

In January, Ramallah is 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 Ramallah, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Ramallah in March, you will notice that it is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Ramallah during April, you are likely to find that it is warm and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Ramallah in May, you will notice that it is hot, very hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Ramallah during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot, very hazy 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 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Ramallah is constantly hot, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region can be sweltering, very hazy 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:

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

September

If you vacation in Ramallah during September, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Ramallah is pretty consistently hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Ramallah can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Ramallah, Palestinian territories

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and H
  • A SIM card that works in Ramallah
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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