Bornholm, Denmark: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Bornholm, Denmark

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

What to wear/what to pack for Bornholm, Denmark by month

January

Traveling to Bornholm in January, you will notice that it can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Bornholm is frigid and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Bornholm is brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Bornholm, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Bornholm in April, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Bornholm during May, you are likely to find that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Bornholm is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and sometimes jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Bornholm, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Bornholm can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Bornholm, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Bornholm is cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Bornholm, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Bornholm during October, you are likely to find that it is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Bornholm can be brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time.

It also snows occasionally. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Bornholm can be brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Bornholm, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bornholm, Denmark

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, E, F and K
  • A SIM card that works in Bornholm
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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