Kaiserslautern, Germany: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Kaiserslautern, Germany? If you're planning to go to Kaiserslautern, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Kaiserslautern, Germany

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

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

January

January in Kaiserslautern is very cold, very rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Rain boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat

February

February in this region can be brisk, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens

March

March in Kaiserslautern can be brisk, somewhat rainy and very stormy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

April

April in this region is brisk, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks

May

In May, Kaiserslautern can be chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Kaiserslautern, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans

June

June in Kaiserslautern is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

July

If you vacation in Kaiserslautern during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you are traveling to Kaiserslautern in August, you will notice that it is balmy, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts

September

September in Kaiserslautern is cool, somewhat rainy and very stormy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain boots
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat

October

If you vacation in Kaiserslautern during October, you are likely to find that it can be chilly, somewhat rainy and extremely stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain boots
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella

November

If you vacation in Kaiserslautern during November, you are likely to find that it can be brisk, somewhat rainy and extremely stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain boots
  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Standard footwear

December

December in Kaiserslautern can be very chilly, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Rain boots
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Light gloves or mittens

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Kaiserslautern, Germany

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Kaiserslautern
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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