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

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

When to go to Rhodes, Greece

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

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

January

January in Rhodes is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. 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:

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

February

If you vacation in Rhodes during February, you are likely to find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Rhodes can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Rhodes during April, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Rhodes during May, you are likely to 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 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Rhodes in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Rhodes during August, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Rhodes during September, you are likely to find 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 (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Rhodes is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Rhodes, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Rhodes in December, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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