Terschelling, Netherlands: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Terschelling, Netherlands? If you're planning to go to Terschelling, this article contains 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 Terschelling, Netherlands

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

Important essentials for Terschelling, Netherlands

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.

  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.

  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Terschelling, Netherlands by month

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January

January in Terschelling can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum 't Behouden Huys, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you vacation in Terschelling during February, you may find that it can be very chilly. 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 below 0 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum 't Behouden Huys, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you are traveling to Terschelling in March, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum 't Behouden Huys, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Terschelling is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum 't Behouden Huys, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you are traveling to Terschelling in May, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum 't Behouden Huys, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Terschelling is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum 't Behouden Huys, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you vacation in Terschelling during July, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum 't Behouden Huys, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Terschelling is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum 't Behouden Huys, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

Traveling to Terschelling in September, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum 't Behouden Huys, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Terschelling is relatively cool. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum 't Behouden Huys, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Terschelling is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum 't Behouden Huys, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you visit Terschelling during December, you will probably notice that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum 't Behouden Huys, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Terschelling, Netherlands

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

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