Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany? If you're planning to go to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

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

Important essentials for Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany by month

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January

January in Garmisch-Partenkirchen is frosty. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February in Garmisch-Partenkirchen is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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March

If you go to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in March, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Garmisch-Partenkirchen can be very chilly. 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

May for Garmisch-Partenkirchen is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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June

June is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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July

If you are traveling to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you vacation in Garmisch-Partenkirchen during August, you are likely to notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. 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 (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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September

September in Garmisch-Partenkirchen is chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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October

If you vacation in Garmisch-Partenkirchen during October, you may 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 5-10 days this month.

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November

If you are traveling to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 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).

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December

December in this region is frigid. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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Activities for Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

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

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