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

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Traveling to Munich, Germany? If you're planning to go to Munich, this 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 Munich, Germany

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

Important essentials for Munich, Germany

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Munich, Germany

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

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

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January

If you go to Munich in January, you will notice that it is frigid. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

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March

March in Munich can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Munich can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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May

If you are traveling to Munich in May, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

In June, Munich is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Munich, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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July

Traveling to Munich in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

August in Munich is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

September in Munich is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

October in Munich can be brisk. 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). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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November

If you vacation in Munich during November, you may find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet about half of the time.

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December

December is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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