Assen, Netherlands: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Assen, Netherlands? If you're planning to go to Assen, I have 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 Assen, Netherlands

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

Important essentials for Assen, Netherlands

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Assen, 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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Assen, Netherlands by month

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January

January here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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February

If you vacation in Assen during February, you will probably find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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March

March in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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April

Traveling to Assen in April, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

If you are traveling to Assen in May, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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June

June in Assen is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

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

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August

August here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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September

If you are traveling to Assen in September, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

If you visit Assen during October, you might see that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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November

If you vacation in Assen during November, you will probably find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). 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 go to Assen in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Assen, Netherlands

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

If you see the Drents Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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