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What is the climate like in Denmark?

The climate of Denmark has an average yearly temperature of 13°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 4°C and rise to 21°C.

Annually, about 784 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Denmark. Additionally, about 14 cm of snow falls each year.

The best time to visit Denmark is June until September. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Denmark.

Temperature 4 to 21°C
Rain 784 mm
Snow 14 cm

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August in Denmark was a wonderful combination of sunny and c... more

Thijs

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Temperatures were often around or below zero and rain often ... more

Sofie van Mol

The climate of Denmark
  • Average yearly temperature: 13°C
  • Highest temperature: 21°C in July and August
  • Lowest temperature: 4°C in January
  • Precipitation: 784 mm per year, averaging 65 mm by month
  • Driest months: 39 mm in April, 45 mm in March and 50 mm in May
  • Wettest months: 99 mm in October, 88 mm in August and 78 mm in July
  • Snowfall: 14 cm per year

Climate table Denmark

The climate table for Denmark shows the average temperatures, precipitation, snowfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 4 5 8 12 16 20 21 21 18 13 8 6
Nighttime temperature (°C) 1 1 1 3 7 11 13 13 11 8 4 2
Precipitation (mm) 68 51 45 39 50 54 78 88 76 99 66 70
Snowfall (cm) 3,8 3,0 2,3 0,5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0,6 3,0
UV Index 1 2 4 6 7 7 7 6 4 2 1 1
Best month No No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No

Temperature by month in Denmark

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Denmark

Temperature by month in Denmark

Precipitation by month in Denmark

This graph shows the average monthly precipitation in millimeters in Denmark.

Precipitation by month in Denmark

Snowfall by month in Denmark

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters by month in Denmark.

Snowfall by month in Denmark

UV index by month in Denmark

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Denmark.

UV index by month in Denmark

Yearly temperature in Denmark

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Denmark, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Denmark

Yearly total precipitation in Denmark

This graph shows the average yearly precipitation in millimeters in Denmark.

Precipitation per year in Denmark

Yearly snowfall in Denmark

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in Denmark, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in Denmark

Weather experiences in Denmark

The weather in Denmark is rated an average of 3,1 out of 5 stars by 8 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

August in Denmark was a wonderful combination of sunny and cloudy days. Rare rain showers, but generally pleasant and moderate. Temperatures were between 18 and 22 degrees Celsius. Ideal for active vacations.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

Temperatures were often around or below zero and rain often made the days gray. Beautiful country, but the weather could be better.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

It was often gray and light quickly gave way to darkness. An enchanting adventure for the avid winter enthusiast.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

It can be cloudy and fresh winds, but there are also sunny days. Snow is rare. These days it is not exactly a place for sun or winter sports.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

It was neither too cold nor too hot, with some rainy days. Ideal for sightseeing, but not perfect for a sun or winter vacation.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

The climate is mild with temperatures around 20-25°C. No extreme heat, perfect for sightseeing. However, a few rainy days mean it was not quite perfect.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Although cloud cover occurred at times, it did not spoil the overall experience. Conclusion: surprisingly pleasant.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

April in Denmark was mixed, with cool temperatures and occasional showers. Not ideal for outdoor activities, but it gave an authentic picture of this season in Scandinavia.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Denmark by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Denmark and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Denmark, you can view the average temperature, precipitation, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.

Islands in Denmark