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

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

When to go to Wuppertal, Germany

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

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

January

January for Wuppertal is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Wuppertal can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Wuppertal is cool and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Wuppertal is crisp and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Wuppertal during June, you are likely to find that it is mild and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Wuppertal is balmy and very rainy. 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:

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

August

If you visit Wuppertal during August, you are likely to find that it is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Wuppertal in September, you will notice that it is mild and very rainy. 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:

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

October

In October, Wuppertal is cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and regularly jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Wuppertal, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Wuppertal is cold and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days.

It also snows 5-10 days this month. 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:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Wuppertal, 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 Wuppertal
  • Appropriate museum wear

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