Berchtesgaden National Park, Germany: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Berchtesgaden National Park, Germany

Based on the climate and weather in Berchtesgaden National Park, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Berchtesgaden National Park, Germany by month

January

If you are traveling to Berchtesgaden National Park in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain or snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Berchtesgaden National Park in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Berchtesgaden National Park can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Berchtesgaden National Park can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Berchtesgaden National Park is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Berchtesgaden National Park in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Berchtesgaden National Park is warm. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (low 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Berchtesgaden National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

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

Humidity is generally around 60.3 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Berchtesgaden National Park during October, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Berchtesgaden National Park is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Berchtesgaden National Park is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Berchtesgaden National Park, Germany

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Berchtesgaden National Park, 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 Berchtesgaden National Park
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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