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

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Traveling to Mainz, Germany? If you're planning to go to Mainz, we'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 Mainz, Germany

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

Important essentials for Mainz, Germany

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Mainz is frigid, somewhat rainy and extremely stormy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 20 F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows occasionally. 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:

If you are planning to go to the lovely Dom St. Martin, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Gutenberg Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February for Mainz is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the lovely Dom St. Martin, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Gutenberg Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you go to Mainz in March, you will notice that it can be brisk, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the lovely Dom St. Martin, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Gutenberg Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Mainz is crisp, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 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 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the lovely Dom St. Martin, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Gutenberg Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May is chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the lovely Dom St. Martin, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Gutenberg Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

In June, Mainz is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Mainz, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the lovely Dom St. Martin, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Gutenberg Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Mainz is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and very stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the lovely Dom St. Martin, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Gutenberg Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

In August, Mainz is balmy, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Mainz, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the lovely Dom St. Martin, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Gutenberg Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you go to Mainz in September, you will notice that it is balmy, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the lovely Dom St. Martin, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Gutenberg Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you vacation in Mainz during October, you may find that it is 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the lovely Dom St. Martin, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Gutenberg Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

Traveling to Mainz in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly, somewhat rainy and extremely stormy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the lovely Dom St. Martin, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Gutenberg Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Mainz can be brisk, somewhat rainy and extremely stormy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the lovely Dom St. Martin, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Gutenberg Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Mainz, Germany

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

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