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

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Traveling to Leipzig, Germany? If you're planning to go to Leipzig, below 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 Leipzig, Germany

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

Important essentials for Leipzig, Germany

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel insurance

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


  • 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 Leipzig, Germany by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the heavenly St. Thomas Church, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Deutsches Kleingärtnermuseum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

February

February in Leipzig is freezing. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the heavenly St. Thomas Church, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Deutsches Kleingärtnermuseum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

March

March in Leipzig is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the heavenly St. Thomas Church, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Deutsches Kleingärtnermuseum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

April

April here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the heavenly St. Thomas Church, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Deutsches Kleingärtnermuseum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

May

May in Leipzig is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the heavenly St. Thomas Church, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Deutsches Kleingärtnermuseum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

June

If you vacation in Leipzig during June, you may find that it is balmy. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the heavenly St. Thomas Church, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Deutsches Kleingärtnermuseum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

July

July in Leipzig is balmy and somewhat rainy. 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:

If you plan to go to the heavenly St. Thomas Church, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Deutsches Kleingärtnermuseum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

August

August here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the heavenly St. Thomas Church, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Deutsches Kleingärtnermuseum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

September

September in Leipzig can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the heavenly St. Thomas Church, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Deutsches Kleingärtnermuseum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

October

If you vacation in Leipzig during October, you may see that it is cool. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the heavenly St. Thomas Church, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Deutsches Kleingärtnermuseum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

November

November in Leipzig can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the heavenly St. Thomas Church, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Deutsches Kleingärtnermuseum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

December

December in Leipzig can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the heavenly St. Thomas Church, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Deutsches Kleingärtnermuseum, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Activities for Leipzig, Germany

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

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