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

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Traveling to Germany, Germany? If you're planning to go to Germany, I have 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 Germany, Germany

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

Important essentials for Germany, Germany

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Germany, 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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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

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  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Germany is frigid and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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February

February in Germany is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly.

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March

If you are traveling to Germany in March, you will notice that it is frigid. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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April

Traveling to Germany in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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May

If you vacation in Germany during May, you will probably notice that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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June

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

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July

If you vacation in Germany during July, you may notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s 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 a bit less than half of the time.

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August

In August, Germany is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Germany, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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September

September in Germany can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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October

October in Germany is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November in Germany can be extremely cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Germany is frigid and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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