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

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Traveling to Bonn, Germany? If you're planning to go to Bonn, we 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 Bonn, Germany

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

Important essentials for Bonn, Germany

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bonn, 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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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not 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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

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

General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to Bonn in January, you will notice that it is cold and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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February

In February, Bonn is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s 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 Bonn, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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March

If you are traveling to Bonn in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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April

Traveling to Bonn in April, you will notice that it can be chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

May in Bonn is crisp and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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June

In June, Bonn is mild and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Bonn, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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July

If you vacation in Bonn during July, you are likely to notice that it is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

August is mild and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

September in Bonn is mild and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

October in Bonn is cool and very rainy. 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 about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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November

November in Bonn is brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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December

If you go to Bonn in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days and snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Bonn, Germany

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

If you go to Poppelsdorfer Schloss and Botanical Gardens, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you go to the Ägyptisches Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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