Skagen, Denmark: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Skagen, Denmark

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

What to wear/what to pack for Skagen, Denmark by month

January

In January, Skagen is frigid, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 Skagen, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 100%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella

February

February in Skagen is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

It also snows a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 90% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Umbrella

March

If you vacation in Skagen during March, you are likely to find that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment

April

April in Skagen can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Skagen in May, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Skagen in June, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in this region is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Skagen is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Skagen in September, you will notice that it is chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Skagen can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Skagen, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Skagen in November, you will notice that it is brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Skagen is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Skagen, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 100%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Skagen, Denmark

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, E, F and K
  • A SIM card that works in Skagen
  • 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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