Aachen, Germany: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Aachen, Germany? If you're planning to go to Aachen, this 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 Aachen, Germany

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

Important essentials for Aachen, Germany

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Aachen, Germany

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Aachen.

If you are planning to visit the beautiful Aachen Cathedral, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit International Newspaper Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Aachen.

What to wear/what to pack for Aachen, Germany by month

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January

In January, Aachen can be brisk, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Aachen, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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February

February in Aachen can be very chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

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March

If you vacation in Aachen during March, you are likely to find that it is brisk, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow sometimes.

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April

If you vacation in Aachen during April, you will probably find that it can be very chilly, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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May

If you are traveling to Aachen in May, you will notice that it is relatively cool, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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June

In June, Aachen is mild, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Aachen, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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July

Traveling to Aachen in July, you will notice that it is mild, very rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Aachen in August, you will notice that it is balmy, very rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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September

September in this region can be chilly, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

October in Aachen is crisp, very rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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November

In November, Aachen is pretty cool, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Aachen, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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December

December in Aachen is pretty cool, very rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days. It also snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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