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

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Traveling to Cottbus, Germany? If you're planning to go to Cottbus, the following is 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 Cottbus, Germany

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

Important essentials for Cottbus, Germany

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

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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).

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Cottbus is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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February

February in Cottbus is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while.

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March

March for Cottbus can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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April

If you go to Cottbus in April, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

May in Cottbus is cool and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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June

June in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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July

July in Cottbus is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Cottbus in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

If you visit Cottbus during September, you may notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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October

October in Cottbus can be chilly. 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 occasionally.

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November

If you are traveling to Cottbus in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Cottbus is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

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Activities for Cottbus, Germany

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

If you are intending to visit the charming Schlosskirche, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Parkeisenbahn, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these

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

Castle hopping? For Schloss Branitz, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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