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

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

When to go to South Hesse, Germany

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

What to wear/what to pack for South Hesse, Germany by month

January

January in South Hesse can be very chilly, somewhat rainy and extremely stormy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 20 F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, South Hesse can be 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 South Hesse, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

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

This is also a rainy time for South Hesse, 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
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

April in South Hesse is relatively cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. 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).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in South Hesse during May, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in South Hesse is warm, somewhat rainy and very stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, South Hesse is warm, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, South Hesse is balmy, somewhat rainy and very stormy. 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 South Hesse, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in South Hesse can be chilly, somewhat rainy and extremely stormy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 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:

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

November

In November, South Hesse is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and extremely stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in South Hesse during December, you are likely to find that it is brisk, somewhat rainy and extremely stormy. 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 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for South Hesse, Germany

Here are some general tips on what to wear in South Hesse, 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 South Hesse

Check out our guides for these other locations: Silverton, Colorado, United States of America, Tuckahoe, New York, United States of America, Amballoor, India, Freedom, Wisconsin, United States of America, Tefé, Amazonas, Brazil, Chuquisaca, Bolivia, Red Carpet Country, Oklahoma, United States of America, Grave, Netherlands, Yamba, New South Wales, Australia, Barichara, Colombia, and Radda, Italy.