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

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

When to go to Skiathos, Greece

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

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

January

Traveling to Skiathos in January, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans

February

If you vacation in Skiathos during February, you are likely to find that it can be brisk.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat

March

If you visit Skiathos during March, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool.

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Skiathos during April, you are likely to find that it is chilly.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Skiathos is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Skiathos in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Skiathos during August, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Skiathos is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Skiathos in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Skiathos can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Skiathos is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces

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

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

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