Raqqa, Syria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Raqqa, Syria? If you're planning to go to Raqqa, I've got 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 Raqqa, Syria

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

Important essentials for Raqqa, Syria

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022

  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Travel insurance

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Raqqa, Syria by month

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January

If you visit Raqqa during January, you are likely to notice that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

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February

If you visit Raqqa during February, you may see that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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March

March here is cool and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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April

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

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May

If you go to Raqqa in May, you will notice that it is really hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

Traveling to Raqqa in June, you will notice that it is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

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July

If you vacation in Raqqa during July, you might see that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you visit Raqqa during August, you may notice that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

September is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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October

If you visit Raqqa during October, you will probably see that it is extremely warm 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 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

November in Raqqa is mild and dry with little rain. 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).

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December

December in Raqqa is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

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