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Climate in Saxony
(Germany)

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

Most important cities in the federal state »Saxony«

Alone 2 major cities with over 500,000 inhabitants are located here. The federal state has a west-east extension of about 210 km and over 160 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo-Position
Leipzig587,85751°20'18"N12°22'41"E
Dresden554,64951°3'6"N13°44'13"E
Chemnitz247,23550°50'1"N12°55'18"E
Zwickau90,51550°43'9"N12°29'32"E
Plauen65,04950°29'46"N12°8'7"E
Görlitz55,90451°9'19"N14°59'17"E
Freiberg41,64250°54'54"N13°20'40"E
Bautzen39,96351°10'51"N14°25'40"E
Freital39,36150°59'50"N13°38'53"E
Pirna38,18750°57'39"N13°56'20"E
Radebeul33,82651°6'22"N13°39'34"E
Hoyerswerda33,55251°26'20"N14°14'39"E
Riesa30,89451°18'9"N13°18'17"E
Grimma28,32251°14'8"N12°43'38"E
Meißen27,98451°9'36"N13°28'7"E
Zittau25,72350°53'47"N14°48'23"E
Delitzsch24,81551°31'24"N12°20'1"E
Markkleeberg24,47751°16'48"N12°22'28"E
Limbach-Oberfrohna24,11350°51'31"N12°46'1"E
Döbeln23,82351°7'13"N13°6'52"E
Glauchau22,92550°49'4"N12°32'32"E
Reichenbach im Vogtland21,11250°37'19"N12°18'11"E
Werdau20,90550°44'10"N12°22'43"E
Coswig20,84151°7'36"N13°34'50"E
Annaberg-Buchholz20,29250°34'50"N13°0'11"E
Torgau20,06251°33'31"N13°0'15"E
Borna19,31951°7'24"N12°29'51"E
Crimmitschau18,98250°48'45"N12°23'13"E
Auerbach/Vogtl.18,77950°30'31"N12°24'8"E
Radeberg18,49151°6'59"N13°55'19"E


Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants: geonames.org, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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