Thessaloniki, Greece: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Thessaloniki, Greece? If you're planning to go to Thessaloniki, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Thessaloniki, Greece

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

Important essentials for Thessaloniki, Greece

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you visit Thessaloniki during January, you may notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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February

February for Thessaloniki is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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March

In March, Thessaloniki is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and occasionally jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Thessaloniki, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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April

April in Thessaloniki is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May in Thessaloniki is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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June

If you are traveling to Thessaloniki in June, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

Traveling to Thessaloniki in July, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

If you go to Thessaloniki in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

Traveling to Thessaloniki in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

If you go to Thessaloniki in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

If you visit Thessaloniki during November, you will probably find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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December

If you visit Thessaloniki during December, you might find that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. 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). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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