Rethymno, Greece: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Rethymno, Greece? If you're planning to go to Rethymno, we have 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 Rethymno, Greece

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

Important essentials for Rethymno, Greece

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to Rethymno in January, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

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February

February in Rethymno is crisp and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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March

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

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April

April is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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May

If you go to Rethymno in May, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

If you vacation in Rethymno during June, you might notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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July

July here can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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August

August can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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September

September is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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October

If you vacation in Rethymno during October, you may notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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November

November is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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December

In December, Rethymno is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Rethymno, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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Activities for Rethymno, Greece

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Rethymno.

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