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

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

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

Important essentials for Heligoland, Germany

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Heligoland, 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 a good plane-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

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

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

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January

Traveling to Heligoland in January, you will notice that it can be brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February for Heligoland is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows regularly.

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March

March in Heligoland can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April in this region is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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May

In May, Heligoland is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Heligoland, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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June

June for Heligoland is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

July in Heligoland is balmy and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

August in this region is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

If you go to Heligoland in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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October

In October, Heligoland can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and sometimes jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Heligoland, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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November

November in Heligoland can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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December

In December, Heligoland is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Heligoland, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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Activities for Heligoland, Germany

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

If you see the Helgoland Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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