Best time to visit, weather and climate Cologne

Best time to visit Cologne, Germany

The best time to visit Cologne in Germany is from june until september, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Cologne is 24°C in july and the lowest is 4°C in january. The weather and climate of Cologne is suitable for a city trip.

The average climate figure for Cologne is an 8,6. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.


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

Climate Cologne per month

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

Cologne has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Cologne is 14° degrees and there is about 242 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 181 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 3.


Climate Cologne

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 4°C 6°C 10°C 15°C 18°C 21°C 24°C 23°C 20°C 15°C 10°C 6°C
Night 0°C 0°C 3°C 5°C 8°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 11°C 7°C 5°C 2°C
Precip 30
mm
20
mm
30
mm
15
mm
31
mm
29
mm
29
mm
27
mm
17
mm
20
mm
24
mm
36
mm
Rain
days
13 11 14 12 15 13 15 13 10 12 14 15
Snow
days
6 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Dry
days
12 12 15 18 16 17 16 18 20 19 15 11
Sun hours
per day
4 4 6 9 9 9 10 10 9 6 5 4
Wind force
in 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 Cologne january

On average, it is maximum 4° in january in Cologne and at least around 0° degrees. In january there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Cologne and on average, it snows 6 days in january.

Weather Cologne february

On average, it is maximum 6° in february in Cologne and at least around 0° degrees. In february there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Cologne and on average, it snows 5 days in february.

Weather Cologne march

On average, it is maximum 10° in march in Cologne and at least around 3° degrees. In march there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Cologne and on average, it snows 2 days in march.

Weather Cologne april

On average, it is maximum 15° in april in Cologne and at least around 5° degrees. In april there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Cologne.

Weather Cologne may

On average, it is maximum 18° in may in Cologne and at least around 8° degrees. In may there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 31 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Cologne.

Weather Cologne june

On average, it is maximum 21° in june in Cologne and at least around 11° degrees. In june there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Cologne.

Weather Cologne july

On average, it is maximum 24° in july in Cologne and at least around 14° degrees. In july there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Cologne.

Weather Cologne august

On average, it is maximum 23° in august in Cologne and at least around 14° degrees. In august there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Cologne.

Weather Cologne september

On average, it is maximum 20° in september in Cologne and at least around 11° degrees. In september there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Cologne.

Weather Cologne october

On average, it is maximum 15° in october in Cologne and at least around 7° degrees. In october there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Cologne.

Weather Cologne november

On average, it is maximum 10° in november in Cologne and at least around 5° degrees. In november there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Cologne and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Weather Cologne december

On average, it is maximum 6° in december in Cologne and at least around 2° degrees. In december there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Cologne and on average, it snows 5 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Cologne

The weather for Cologne in Germany will be 7° till 18° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
6 Mar
Licht bewolkt 7°C -2°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 3
Su
7 Mar
Licht bewolkt 7°C -2°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 3
Mo
8 Mar
Bewolkt 5°C 0°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 2
Tu
9 Mar
Overwegend bewolkt 9°C 2°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 3
We
10 Mar
Lichte regenbuien 10°C 3°C 4.3 mm 80% 4m/s 1
Th
11 Mar
Bewolkt 11°C 7°C 2.4 mm 70% 6m/s 1
Fr
12 Mar
Lichte regen 11°C 6°C 5.8 mm 85% 6m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
13 Mar
Lichte regenbuien 8°C 5°C 4.4 mm 80% 5m/s 1
Su
14 Mar
Bewolkt 9°C 4°C 1.9 mm 65% 5m/s 1
Mo
15 Mar
Bewolkt 13°C 7°C 0.8 mm 45% 4m/s 1
Tu
16 Mar
Bewolkt 13°C 7°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 0
We
17 Mar
Helder 17°C 7°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 1
Th
18 Mar
Licht bewolkt 18°C 7°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 1
Fr
19 Mar
Bewolkt 17°C 8°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 1

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Flight tickets to Cologne

The 3 nearest airports to Cologne you can fly to are:

  • Cologne Bonn Airport (15 km)
    Cologne
  • Düsseldorf Airport (42 km)
    Düsseldorf
  • Dortmund Airport (79 km)
    Dortmund

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About Cologne

Cologne lies in Germany in the province North Rhine-Westphalia and the population consists of 1.004.000 inhabitants. If you want to call Cologne you have to use +49 or 0049 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +495012457809 or 00495012457809.

Cologne is in a straight line at 497 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 1 hour45.

The coordinates of Cologne, Germany are latitude: 50.933333 en longitude: 6.9602786

The GPS coordinates are N 50° 55' 59.8800" en E 6° 57' 37.0800"

Currency Cologne

In Cologne the Euro is used to pay.

Exchange rate Euro (EUR) 6 march 2021

1 Euro = 1,19 United States dollar
100 Euro = 118,75 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 0,84 Euro
100 United States dollar = 84,21 Euro

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Time difference Cologne

In Cologne it is now 07:32 o’clock in the morning on saturday 6 march 2021. That is 6 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Cologne is Europe/Berlin and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Vaccinations Cologne

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Cologne.

  • Tekenencefalitis