Climate of Saxony

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 26 measuring stations in Saxony.
Weather stations at an altitude above 900m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Saxony is one of the coldest regions in Germany with an average daily high temperature of only 13 degrees centigrade. 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 May to September. Winter athletes will find their favorite weather conditions from December to February.

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

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

Important cities in Saxony

Saxony is a part of Germany and has an east-west extension of about 210 km. From north to south it is approximately 160 km. The biggest cities are Leipzig and Dresden. The local time is now Saturday, 6:25 pm.

CityPopulationAreaPopulation density
(inhabitants per km²)
Leipzig587,857297.80 km²1,974.0
Dresden554,649328.48 km²1,688.5
Chemnitz247,235221.05 km²1,118.5
Zwickau90,515102.58 km²882.4
Plauen65,049102.11 km²637.0
Görlitz55,90467.52 km²828.0
Freiberg41,64248.32 km²861.8
Bautzen39,96366.69 km²599.2
Freital39,36140.45 km²973.1
Pirna38,18753.06 km²719.7
Radebeul33,82626.14 km²1,294.0
Hoyerswerda33,55295.53 km²351.2
Riesa30,89458.91 km²524.4
Grimma28,322218.25 km²129.8
Meißen27,98430.92 km²905.0
Zittau25,72366.75 km²385.4
Delitzsch24,81585.92 km²288.8
Markkleeberg24,47731.44 km²778.5
Limbach-Oberfrohna24,11350.21 km²480.2
Döbeln23,82391.74 km²259.7
Glauchau22,92551.62 km²444.1
Reichenbach im Vogtland21,11234.46 km²612.7
Werdau20,90565.63 km²318.5
Coswig20,84125.88 km²805.3
Annaberg-Buchholz20,29228.15 km²720.9
Torgau20,062102.80 km²195.2
Borna19,31962.44 km²309.4
Crimmitschau18,98261.15 km²310.4
Auerbach/Vogtl.18,77955.52 km²338.2
Radeberg18,49129.83 km²619.9

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