Bavaria, Germany: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Bavaria, Germany

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

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

January

January in Bavaria is frigid. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear

February

If you go to Bavaria in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Rain coat
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear

March

March in Bavaria is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Rain coat
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Bavaria is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Bavaria in June, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear

July

If you go to Bavaria in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

August

If you vacation in Bavaria during August, you are likely to find 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 low 50s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

September

If you vacation in Bavaria during September, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Bavaria during November, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Bavaria in December, you will notice that it is very cold. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bavaria, Germany

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Bavaria
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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