Hello Ma'am,
Can you tell me what clothes I might need for a trip to Germany? It will be mainly for business in the cities, but also for some sight seeing as well. Thank you and best wishes!

Hello again Todd,

we're having a really nice summer at the moment in Germany, with temperatures between 77 and 86 Fahrenheit (25 to 30 Celsius). However, there have been some days with heavy thunderstorms and rains, especially in the south and the east of Germany.

I think that people dress quite similarly for business in the USA and Germany, so a suit should be fine. Unless you're working in new media or something similar. I think people dress a bit more casual there, but I think this should be similar in the US.
When doing sight seeing in the cities you can wear whatever you feel comfortable in.

I hope this helps.

Kind regards


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