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

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

When to go to Upper Franconia, Germany

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

What to wear/what to pack for Upper Franconia, Germany by month

January

January in Upper Franconia is freezing. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof footwear

February

If you are traveling to Upper Franconia in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof luggage

March

If you visit Upper Franconia during March, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s 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 once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Upper Franconia is cold. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Upper Franconia in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Upper Franconia is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Upper Franconia during September, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Upper Franconia can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Upper Franconia in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is freezing. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Upper Franconia, Germany

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Upper Franconia, 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 Upper Franconia
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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