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

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Traveling to Kaunas, Lithuania? If you're planning to go to Kaunas, the following is 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 Kaunas, Lithuania

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

Important essentials for Kaunas, Lithuania

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kaunas, 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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  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • 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).

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

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Kaunas, Lithuania by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January is freezing, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows about half of the time.

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February

February in Kaunas is frosty and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows about half of the time. 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, Kaunas can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Kaunas, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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April

April in Kaunas is brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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May

May in Kaunas is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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June

June 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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July

July in Kaunas is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you visit Kaunas during August, you might find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

If you vacation in Kaunas during September, you are likely to find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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 Kaunas can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

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

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December

December in Kaunas is freezing, somewhat snowy 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 5-10 days this month. It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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Activities for Kaunas, Lithuania

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

If you plan to see the majestic Kaunas Arch-cathedral Basilica, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

Synagogues may enforce dress requirements. At The Synagogue:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the stunning The Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Kaunas tourism authority.

If you go to Kaunas Botanical Garden, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

If you visit the Communications History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Kaunas Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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