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

This article contains affiliate links to Amazon and other vendors. We may earn commission from purchases made through these links.

Traveling to Harz, Germany? If you're planning to go to Harz, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

Contents

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 Harz, Germany

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

Important essentials for Harz, Germany

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you are traveling to Harz in January, you will notice that it is frigid. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

February

Traveling to Harz in February, you will notice that it is frigid. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

March

March in Harz is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

April

April in Harz 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

May

If you vacation in Harz during May, you might find 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 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

June

If you are traveling to Harz in June, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

July

July in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

August

August for Harz is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

September

September is chilly and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

October

October for Harz is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

November

November is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

December

December in Harz is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

Activities for Harz, Germany

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

Check out our guides for these other locations: Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Romania, Jomsom, Nepal, Wiseman, Alaska, United States of America, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica, Oshamambe, Japan, Accrington, England, United Kingdom, Belfair, Washington, United States of America, Thebes, Greece, Kuttikkanam, India, Bavay, France, and Eastern Thrace, Turkey.