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

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

When to go to Santorini, Greece

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

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

January

January in Santorini is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans

February

If you vacation in Santorini during February, you are likely to find 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 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Socks

March

If you go to Santorini in March, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts

April

April in Santorini is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts

May

If you go to Santorini in May, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Santorini in June, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Santorini during July, you are likely to find that it is hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Santorini in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Santorini in September, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Santorini is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

December

If you go to Santorini in December, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Santorini, 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 Santorini
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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