Germany
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Germany

To go to Germany, the best time to visit is May through September. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. In Germany, July is the warmest month with 75°F and the most cold month is 40°F in January.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather per month in Germany, the monthly temperature or when precipitation is highest. The monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate North Germany by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 36 39 47 56 63 67 72 72 65 56 46 40
Precipitation (inch) 14 11 11 7 12 14 14 13 10 11 13 16

Weather data from: Hamburg

Climate East Germany by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 34 36 46 57 64 69 74 74 65 55 46 38
Precipitation (inch) 13 7 9 8 13 17 20 18 11 10 9 13

Weather data from: Dresden

Climate South Germany by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 35 37 48 58 64 70 74 74 66 56 47 39
Precipitation (inch) 18 9 15 11 24 25 22 20 14 16 10 18

Weather data from: Munich

Climate West Germany by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 40 42 50 59 65 70 75 74 67 58 49 42
Precipitation (inch) 12 8 12 6 12 11 11 11 7 8 9 14

Weather data from: Cologne




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Germany weather

The weather for Germany over the next 14 days will be 54°F till 63° with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Germany is based on the weather in Berlin.

5-day weather forecast Germany

Weather
Max/min
Rain
Wind
Sunday
25 september
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63°F
54°F
0.6 in
3 m/s
Monday
26 september
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63°F
48°F
0 in
6 m/s
Tuesday
27 september
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55°F
48°F
2.2 in
5 m/s
Wednesday
28 september
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54°F
46°F
1.9 in
4 m/s
Thursday
29 september
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57°F
46°F
0.2 in
4 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Germany


Climate Germany

Click on a region of Germany to view the climate:

North Germany (Hamburg)

North Germany has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for North Germany is 26° degrees and there is about 146 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 136 days a year with an average humidity of 83% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 36 39 47 56 63 67 72 72 65 56 46 40
Night temp. (°F) 31 30 34 40 46 51 56 56 52 45 39 34
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 14 11 11 7 12 14 14 13 10 11 13 16
Days with rain 13 11 13 14 17 17 18 17 14 15 14 17
Days with snow 7 7 3 - - - - - - - 1 5
Dry days 11 10 15 16 14 13 13 14 16 16 15 9
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 3 5 9 8 9 9 9 8 5 4 3
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 1 2 3 3 4 4 5 4 4 3 2 2

Weather data from: Hamburg

East Germany (Dresden)

East Germany has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for East Germany is 25° degrees and there is about 149 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 163 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 34 36 46 57 64 69 74 74 65 55 46 38
Night temp. (°F) 26 27 33 39 45 51 56 56 50 42 37 30
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 13 7 9 8 13 17 20 18 11 10 9 13
Days with rain 8 6 12 13 15 16 19 14 12 12 9 11
Days with snow 13 10 6 2 - - - - - 1 4 8
Dry days 10 12 13 15 16 14 12 17 18 18 17 12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 4 5 9 9 9 10 10 9 5 5 4
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3
UV-index 1 2 2 4 4 5 5 4 4 3 1 2

Weather data from: Dresden

South Germany (Munich)

South Germany has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for South Germany is 26° degrees and there is about 204 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 142 days a year with an average humidity of 83% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 35 37 48 58 64 70 74 74 66 56 47 39
Night temp. (°F) 26 26 34 39 45 51 55 55 48 41 35 30
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 18 9 15 11 24 25 22 20 14 16 10 18
Days with rain 11 9 13 14 20 18 18 17 14 12 8 12
Days with snow 13 12 7 2 - - - - - 1 4 10
Dry days 7 7 11 14 11 12 13 14 16 18 18 9
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 6 9 9 10 10 11 9 5 5 4
Wind force (Bft) 3 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
UV-index 2 2 3 4 4 5 5 4 4 3 2 2

Weather data from: Munich

West Germany (Cologne)

West Germany has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for West Germany is 28° degrees and there is about 121 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 167 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 40 42 50 59 65 70 75 74 67 58 49 42
Night temp. (°F) 32 32 37 42 47 52 56 57 51 45 40 35
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 12 8 12 6 12 11 11 11 7 8 9 14
Days with rain 13 11 14 12 15 13 15 13 10 12 14 15
Days with snow 6 5 2 - - - - - - - 1 5
Dry days 12 12 15 18 16 17 16 18 20 19 15 11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 6 9 9 9 10 10 9 6 5 4
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3
UV-index 2 2 3 3 4 5 5 4 4 3 2 2

Weather data from: Cologne

Germany weather by month

What is the average Germany weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Germany?

Germany lies in a straight line about 3,894 miles from United States (New York → Berlin). By car the distance is 678 miles. The total travel time is 12 hours.

How long is the flight to Germany?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Germany is approximately 13 hours.

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What are the largest airports in Germany?

These are the largest airports in Germany:

  • Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF) in Berlin
  • Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL) in Berlin
  • Stuttgart Airport (STR) in Stuttgart
  • Mannheim-City Airport (MHG) in Mannheim
  • Hamburg Airport (HAM) in Hamburg
  • Munich Airport (MUC) in Munich
  • Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) in Düsseldorf
  • Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) in Cologne
  • Saarbrücken Airport (SCN) in Saarbrücken
  • Bremen Airport (BRE) in Bremen

How many inhabitants does Germany have?

Germany has 82,740,900 inhabitants.

How big is Germany?

The surface area of Germany is 221,853 mi². It is slightly smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Germany?

The capital of Germany is Berlin.

What is the currency of Germany?

In Germany, the Euro (EUR) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 25 September 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 0.84 Euro
  • 1 Euro = 1.19 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 84.21 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 118.75 US dollar

What is the area code of Germany?

The area code to call Germany is +49.