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

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Traveling to Darmstadt, Germany? If you're planning to go to Darmstadt, 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 Darmstadt, Germany

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

Important essentials for Darmstadt, Germany

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Darmstadt, 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 are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.

  • (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.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you visit Darmstadt during January, you might notice that it is cold, somewhat rainy and extremely stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow occasionally.

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February

February for Darmstadt is brisk, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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March

March here can be very chilly, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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April

April for Darmstadt can be chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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May

If you vacation in Darmstadt during May, you might see that it is chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. 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). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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June

If you are traveling to Darmstadt in June, you will notice that it is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

In July, Darmstadt is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in 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 Darmstadt, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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August

August in Darmstadt is warm, somewhat rainy and very stormy. 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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September

If you visit Darmstadt during September, you are likely to notice that it is balmy, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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October

If you vacation in Darmstadt during October, you might see that it can be chilly, somewhat rainy and extremely stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 regularly.

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November

November here is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and extremely stormy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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December

If you are traveling to Darmstadt in December, you will notice that it is brisk, somewhat rainy and extremely stormy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Darmstadt, Germany

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

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you go to the Eisenbahnmuseum Darmstadt-Kranichstein, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Castle Frankenstein, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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