Salento, Italy: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Salento, Italy

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

What to wear/what to pack for Salento, Italy by month

January

January in Salento is cold. 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). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Salento during February, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Salento can be chilly. 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). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Salento in April, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants

June

If you are traveling to Salento in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella

July

Traveling to Salento in July, you will notice that it is extremely 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:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you visit Salento during August, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

September in Salento is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage

October

October in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Salento during November, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Salento is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Salento, Italy

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, F and L
  • A SIM card that works in Salento

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