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

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

When to go to Fanø, Denmark

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

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

January

January here is frigid and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Fanø in February, you will notice that it is freezing and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks

March

March in Fanø is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

It also snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Fanø during April, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Fanø is cool. 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 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Fanø, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Fanø in June, you will notice that it is cool and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Fanø is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Fanø is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Fanø during October, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. 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 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Fanø in November, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Fanø is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Fanø, 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 Fanø
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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