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

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

When to go to Mannheim, Germany

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

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

January

In January, Mannheim is cold, somewhat rainy and very stormy. 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 Mannheim, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Mannheim is brisk, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Mannheim, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Mannheim is brisk, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) and occasionally jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Mannheim during April, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Mannheim is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Mannheim, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Mannheim during June, you are likely to find that it is mild, 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Mannheim is warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Mannheim, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Mannheim is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Mannheim, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Mannheim is mild, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Mannheim can be chilly, somewhat rainy and very stormy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s 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 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Mannheim can be brisk, somewhat rainy and very stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Mannheim is cold, somewhat rainy and very stormy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mannheim, 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 Mannheim
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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