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

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Traveling to Black Forest, Germany? If you're planning to go to Black Forest, 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 Black Forest, Germany

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

Important essentials for Black Forest, Germany

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Black Forest, Germany by month

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January

Traveling to Black Forest in January, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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February

If you visit Black Forest during February, you may find that it can be brisk. 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 below 0 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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March

If you vacation in Black Forest during March, you may notice that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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April

In April, Black Forest is chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Black Forest, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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May

May in Black Forest is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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June

If you vacation in Black Forest during June, you will probably find that it is mild. 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 (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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July

If you are traveling to Black Forest in July, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August in Black Forest is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

September in Black Forest is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

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October

October in Black Forest is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

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November

November is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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December

In December, Black Forest is cold. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Black Forest, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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Activities for Black Forest, Germany

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

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