Germany
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Germany

The best time to visit Germany is from May until September, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Germany is 25°C in July and the lowest is 2°C in January.

Germany has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Germany or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average North Germany weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 2 4 8 14 17 20 22 22 18 13 8 4
Precipitation (mm) 36 27 29 19 31 36 35 34 25 27 32 41

Climate data from city: Hamburg

Average East Germany weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 1 2 8 14 18 21 23 23 19 13 8 3
Precipitation (mm) 33 18 22 21 32 44 51 45 29 26 23 32

Climate data from city: Dresden

Average South Germany weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 2 3 9 15 18 21 23 24 19 13 8 4
Precipitation (mm) 46 24 37 29 62 64 57 52 36 40 26 46

Climate data from city: Munich

Average West Germany weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 4 6 10 15 18 21 24 23 20 15 10 6
Precipitation (mm) 30 20 30 15 31 29 29 27 17 20 24 36

Climate data from city: Cologne




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Germany weather

The Germany weather for will be 13° till 21° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

The Germany weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Berlin.

Germany 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Saturday
21 may
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17°C
9°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
W
1
Sunday
22 may
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19°C
7°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
SSW
6
Monday
23 may
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20°C
10°C
3.7 mm
65%
2 Bft
E
5
Tuesday
24 may
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18°C
10°C
0.2 mm
10%
5 Bft
WSW
7
Wednesday
25 may
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19°C
9°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
W
5


Climate Germany

Click on a region of Germany to view the climate:

North Germany (Hamburg)

North Germany has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for North Germany is 13° degrees and there is about 371 mm 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. (°C) 2 4 8 14 17 20 22 22 18 13 8 4
Night temp. (°C) -1 -1 1 5 8 10 13 13 11 7 4 1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 36 27 29 19 31 36 35 34 25 27 32 41
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

Climate data from city: Hamburg

East Germany (Dresden)

East Germany has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for East Germany is 13° degrees and there is about 378 mm 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. (°C) 1 2 8 14 18 21 23 23 19 13 8 3
Night temp. (°C) -3 -3 1 4 7 10 13 13 10 6 3 -1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 33 18 22 21 32 44 51 45 29 26 23 32
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

Climate data from city: Dresden

South Germany (Munich)

South Germany has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for South Germany is 13° degrees and there is about 519 mm 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. (°C) 2 3 9 15 18 21 23 24 19 13 8 4
Night temp. (°C) -3 -3 1 4 7 11 13 13 9 5 2 -1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 46 24 37 29 62 64 57 52 36 40 26 46
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

Climate data from city: Munich

West Germany (Cologne)

West Germany has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for West Germany is 14° degrees and there is about 308 mm 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. (°C) 4 6 10 15 18 21 24 23 20 15 10 6
Night temp. (°C) 0 0 3 5 8 11 14 14 11 7 5 2
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 30 20 30 15 31 29 29 27 17 20 24 36
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

Climate data from city: 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 6,266 km from United States (New York → Berlin). By car the distance is 1,092 km. You are on your way 12 hours without delay.

How long is the flight to Germany?

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

What are the largest airports in Germany?

These are the largest airports in Germany:

How many inhabitants are there in Germany?

Germany has approximately 82,740,900 inhabitants.

How big is Germany?

The area of Germany is around 357,021 km². It is 1,5x bigger 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 to pay.

Exchange rates on 21 May 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.