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

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

When to go to Skyros, Greece

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

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

January

January is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Skyros during February, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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:

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

March

March in Skyros is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Skyros in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Skyros in May, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Skyros in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Skyros in July, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Skyros in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Skyros is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Skyros, 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 Skyros
  • 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

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