Franconia, Germany: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Franconia, Germany

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

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Franconia in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Franconia can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Franconia in April, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Franconia is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants

July

If you vacation in Franconia during July, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

September

September in Franconia is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Franconia during October, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Franconia can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Franconia in December, you will notice that it is very cold. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Franconia, Germany

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Franconia
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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