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, below is 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


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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February

February in Raqqa is crisp. 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).

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March

If you visit Raqqa during March, you are likely to notice that it is chilly and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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April

If you vacation in Raqqa during April, you may find that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

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

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June

If you vacation in Raqqa during June, you might notice that it is sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Raqqa in July, you will notice that it is sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

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August

If you vacation in Raqqa during August, you are likely to find that it is sweltering 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 here is unbearably 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 go to Raqqa in October, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

November in Raqqa is balmy 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

If you visit Raqqa during December, you may find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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