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

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Traveling to Groningen, Netherlands? If you're planning to go to Groningen, we've got 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 Groningen, Netherlands

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

Important essentials for Groningen, Netherlands

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Groningen, Netherlands

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Groningen.

    What to wear/what to pack for Groningen, Netherlands by month

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    January

    If you are traveling to Groningen in January, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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    February

    February in Groningen is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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    March

    In March, Groningen is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Groningen, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is windy.

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    April

    In April, Groningen can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and occasionally jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Groningen, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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    May

    May in Groningen is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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    June

    If you vacation in Groningen during June, you might notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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    July

    If you go to Groningen in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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    August

    August here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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    September

    If you visit Groningen during September, you will probably see that it is chilly. 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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    October

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

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    November

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

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    December

    December in Groningen is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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