Schleswig-Holstein, Germany: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Schleswig-Holstein, Germany? If you're planning to go to Schleswig-Holstein, I have 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 Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

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

Important essentials for Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


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  • Touchless thermometer

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  • Hand sanitizer

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  • N95 masks

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • 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).


  • 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 Schleswig-Holstein, Germany by month

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January

January in Schleswig-Holstein is freezing, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February is frosty, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows a bit less than half of the time.

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March

In March, Schleswig-Holstein can be brisk and very rainy. 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 Schleswig-Holstein, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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April

April in Schleswig-Holstein 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 about two thirds of the time. It also snows once in a while. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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May

May in Schleswig-Holstein is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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June

If you visit Schleswig-Holstein during June, you might find that it is cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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July

If you go to Schleswig-Holstein in July, you will notice that it is balmy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

August in Schleswig-Holstein is mild and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

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September

September in Schleswig-Holstein is relatively cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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October

October here can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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November

November is brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days and snows once in a while.

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December

December in this region can be brisk, somewhat snowy and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days and snows regularly.

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