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

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

When to go to Oldenburg, Germany

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

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

January

If you vacation in Oldenburg during January, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Oldenburg in February, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Oldenburg in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow sometimes.

Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Oldenburg during April, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s 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 two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Oldenburg is crisp, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Oldenburg is balmy, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Oldenburg, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Oldenburg is balmy, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August is balmy, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is chilly, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Oldenburg can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Oldenburg, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Oldenburg is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain most days. 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:

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

December

December for Oldenburg can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days and snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Oldenburg, 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 Oldenburg
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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