Zakynthos, Greece: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2021]

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

When to go to Zakynthos, Greece

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

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

January

In January, Zakynthos is relatively cool. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Zakynthos, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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February

February in Zakynthos is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March for Zakynthos is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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April

April in this region is balmy. 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

If you visit Zakynthos during May, you are likely to notice that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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June

If you visit Zakynthos during June, you will probably see that it is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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July

If you vacation in Zakynthos during July, you may notice that it is consistently 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 high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

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

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September

If you vacation in Zakynthos during September, you might notice that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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October

If you are traveling to Zakynthos in October, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

November in Zakynthos is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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December

December in Zakynthos is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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

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

  • A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. This one should be appropriate for most places, but you may want to check with your hotel.
  • A SIM card that works in Zakynthos. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some locations you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere
  • Emergency water purifier

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