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

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Traveling to Bochum, Germany? If you're planning to go to Bochum, I've got 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 Bochum, Germany

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

Important essentials for Bochum, Germany

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.

  • (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

General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to Bochum in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Bochum is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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March

March in Bochum is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C).

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April

If you vacation in Bochum during April, you are likely to 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 high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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May

May in Bochum is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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June

Traveling to Bochum in June, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

If you vacation in Bochum during July, you will probably notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day.

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August

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

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September

September in Bochum can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

If you visit Bochum 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 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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November

If you vacation in Bochum during November, you may notice that it can be brisk. 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). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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December

December in Bochum can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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Activities for Bochum, Germany

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

If you plan to visit the stunning Schlossruine Weitmar und Sylvesterkapelle, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Synagogue:

If you visit the German Mining Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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