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What is the climate like in Germany?

The climate of Germany has an average yearly temperature of 15°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 5°C and rise to 25°C.

Annually, about 526 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Germany. Additionally, about 26 cm of snow falls each year.

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

Temperature 5 to 25°C
Rain 526 mm
Snow 26 cm

PoorStarStar

February in Germany was quite cold and rainy. There was also... more

Marijn Karsten

ModerateStarStarStar

Warm Christmas markets provide a cozy atmosphere. Warm cloth... more

Roel Mazereeuw

The climate of Germany
  • Average yearly temperature: 15°C
  • Highest temperature: 25°C in July and August
  • Lowest temperature: 5°C in January
  • Rainfall: 526 mm per year, averaging 44 mm by month
  • Driest months: 27 mm in April, 36 mm in September and November
  • Wettest months: 65 mm in August, 60 mm in July and 56 mm in June
  • Snowfall: 26 cm per year

Climate table Germany

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 5 7 10 14 19 23 25 25 21 15 9 6
Nighttime temperature (°C) 0 0 1 4 8 12 14 13 10 7 3 1
Rainfall (mm) 41 39 37 27 44 56 60 65 36 44 36 41
Snowfall (cm) 12 5,4 1,1 0,7 0 0 0 0 0 0,2 2,1 4,0
UV Index 2 3 4 6 7 7 7 7 5 3 2 1
Best month No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No

Temperature by month in Germany

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

Temperature by month in Germany

Rainfall by month in Germany

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Germany.

Rainfall by month in Germany

Snowfall by month in Germany

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

Snowfall by month in Germany

UV index by month in Germany

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

UV index by month in Germany

Yearly temperature in Germany

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

Yearly temperature in Germany

Yearly total rainfall in Germany

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Germany.

Rainfall per year in Germany

Yearly snowfall in Germany

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

Snowfall per year in Germany

Weather experiences in Germany

The weather in Germany is rated an average of 3,3 out of 5 stars by 6 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

February in Germany was quite cold and rainy. There was also quite a bit of snow. Not ideal for outdoor recreation. On the other hand, it also offered beautiful scenery. I recommend it to winter lovers.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Warm Christmas markets provide a cozy atmosphere. Warm clothes are a must!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

One day it was clear and pleasantly mild, but the next day we were surprised by cool rain. The air remained chilly, so warm clothing was a must. The fall colors were beautiful!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Temperatures were moderate with light rain. Ideal weather for nature walks. Bring an umbrella in case of unexpected rain.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Snowfall and some sub-zero temperatures made it ideal for winter fun. Although a warm coat was just a necessity.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

The weather in Germany in May was quite pleasant. A mix of sunny and cloudy days, quite mild without extremes of temperatures. Ideal for city visits or country walks. Sometimes some rain, so be sure to bring an umbrella!— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Germany by month

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

Islands in Germany