Climate of Lower-Saxony

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 36 measuring stations in Lower-Saxony.
Weather stations at an altitude above 860m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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The climate widely corresponds to Central European weather conditions. It is cold, wet and a few beautiful summer months are also happening during a year. It rarely gets really warm here and you can safely leave your swimwear at home. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from June to September. Winter athletes will find their favorite weather conditions in January.

Overview: Climate in Germany
Duration of daylight and sunshine in Germany

hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Lower-Saxony
rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Lower-Saxony
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Lower-Saxony
Water temperatureWater temperatures in Lower-Saxony
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Lower-Saxony
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)Absolute humidity in Lower-Saxony
Map of Lower-Saxony

Important cities in Lower-Saxony

Lower-Saxony is a part of Germany and has an east-west extension of about 320 km. From north to south it is approximately 280 km. The biggest cities are Hannover and Braunschweig. The local time is now Monday, 1:08 pm.

CityPopulationAreaPopulation density
(inhabitants per km²)
Hannover538,068204.30 km²2,633.7
Braunschweig248,292192.70 km²1,288.5
Oldenburg168,210103.09 km²1,631.7
Osnabrück164,748119.80 km²1,375.2
Wolfsburg124,151204.61 km²606.8
Göttingen119,801116.93 km²1,024.6
Salzgitter104,948224.49 km²467.5
Hildesheim101,99092.29 km²1,105.1
Delmenhorst77,04562.45 km²1,233.7
Wilhelmshaven76,201107.07 km²711.7
Lüneburg74,49470.50 km²1,056.7
Celle69,561176.02 km²395.2
Garbsen60,85379.49 km²765.5
Hameln56,747102.53 km²553.5
Lingen (Ems)53,905176.19 km²305.9
Langenhagen53,51471.97 km²743.6
Nordhorn53,286149.87 km²355.5
Wolfenbüttel52,44678.74 km²666.1
Goslar51,439163.88 km²313.9
Emden50,486112.34 km²449.4
Peine49,676119.84 km²414.5
Cuxhaven48,551161.92 km²299.8
Stade47,194110.07 km²428.8
Melle46,228253.95 km²182.0
Neustadt am Rübenberge43,902358.96 km²122.3
Lehrte43,720127.67 km²342.4
Gifhorn42,019105.39 km²398.7
Aurich41,793197.29 km²211.8
Wunstorf41,478125.74 km²329.9
Laatzen41,38934.16 km²1,211.6

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements.