Sumava, Czech Republic: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Sumava, Czech Republic? If you're planning to go to Sumava, we've got 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 Sumava, Czech Republic

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

Important essentials for Sumava, Czech Republic

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Sumava, Czech Republic

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Sumava.

If you go to Archeological park in Netolice, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

If you go to Koloveč museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Kašperk castle, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Sumava.

What to wear/what to pack for Sumava, Czech Republic by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you go to Sumava in January, you will notice that it can be bitter cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in Sumava is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly.

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March

March in Sumava can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while.

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April

If you are traveling to Sumava in April, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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May

In May, Sumava is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Sumava, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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June

June in Sumava can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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July

In July, Sumava is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Sumava, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

If you are traveling to Sumava in August, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

September here can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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October

If you vacation in Sumava during October, you are likely to see that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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November

November in Sumava is freezing and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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December

December in Sumava can be extremely cold and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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