Kaunas, Lithuania: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

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.

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

January

January in Kaunas can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear

February

February here is frosty and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof coat

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%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy jacket

April

April for Kaunas can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces

May

In May, Kaunas can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and regularly 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 Kaunas, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

July

July for Kaunas is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

August

August 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Socks

September

September in Kaunas is crisp 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. 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:

  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans

October

If you go to Kaunas in October, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

November

November in Kaunas can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots

December

December for Kaunas is frigid, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Cold weather footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Kaunas
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you plan to visit a synagogue, take appropriate clothing
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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