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

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

When to go to Spreewald, Germany

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

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

January

In January, Spreewald is frosty, somewhat snowy, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Spreewald, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters

February

February in Spreewald is pretty cool, somewhat snowy, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about 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 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens

March

Traveling to Spreewald in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool, very rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about a third of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Spreewald in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. 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:

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

May

If you are traveling to Spreewald in May, you will notice that it is crisp, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Spreewald in June, you will notice that it is balmy, very rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

August

August in Spreewald is mild, very rainy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

September

September in Spreewald is balmy, very rainy and extremely hazy. 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:

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

October

October is cool, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Spreewald during November, you are likely to find that it can be brisk, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s 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 two thirds of the time and snow occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Spreewald in December, you will notice that it is brisk, somewhat snowy, very rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow 5-10 days this month.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Spreewald, 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 Spreewald
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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