Aarhus, Denmark: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Aarhus, Denmark

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

What to wear/what to pack for Aarhus, Denmark by month

January

Traveling to Aarhus in January, you will notice that it is frigid, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens

February

February for Aarhus is freezing, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy jacket

March

March in Aarhus can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and very rainy. 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Waterproof coat

April

April in Aarhus can be very chilly and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Light gloves or mittens

May

May for Aarhus is cool and very 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:

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

June

In June, Aarhus is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Aarhus, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Aarhus is balmy and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Aarhus during August, you are likely to find that it is mild and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s 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 half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Aarhus is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Aarhus can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Aarhus, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Aarhus in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow once in a while.

Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks

December

December in Aarhus can be brisk, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time.

It also snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 90% to 100% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Aarhus, Denmark

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, E, F and K
  • A SIM card that works in Aarhus
  • 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

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