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

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Traveling to Frankfurt, Germany? If you're planning to go to Frankfurt, this 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 Frankfurt, Germany

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

Important essentials for Frankfurt, Germany

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Frankfurt, Germany

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

If you want to visit the beautiful Kaiserdom, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Palmengarten, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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

If you visit Städel-Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Frankfurt.

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you visit Frankfurt during January, you might find that it is cold. 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 around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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February

Traveling to Frankfurt in February, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

March

March in Frankfurt can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

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April

April in Frankfurt is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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May

If you vacation in Frankfurt during May, you may see 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). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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June

If you vacation in Frankfurt during June, you are likely to notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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July

July in Frankfurt is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Frankfurt in August, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

If you visit Frankfurt during September, you might notice that it is balmy. 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 (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

October

October in Frankfurt is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

November

November in Frankfurt is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December is cold. 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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