Climate of Schleswig-Holstein

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 25 measuring stations in Schleswig-Holstein.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Schleswig-Holstein 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 June to September. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from November to March.

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

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

Important cities in Schleswig-Holstein

Schleswig-Holstein is a part of Germany and has an east-west extension of about 220 km. From north to south it is approximately 180 km. The biggest cities are Kiel and Lubeck. The local time is now Saturday, 11:48 pm.

CityPopulationAreaPopulation density
(inhabitants per km²)
Kiel247,548118.65 km²2,086.4
Lubeck217,198214.21 km²1,013.9
Flensburg87,43256.74 km²1,540.9
Neumünster79,68071.63 km²1,112.4
Norderstedt77,99658.10 km²1,342.4
Elmshorn49,20621.37 km²2,302.6
Pinneberg42,63821.54 km²1,979.5
Wedel33,32233.82 km²985.3
Ahrensburg32,93635.30 km²933.0
Itzehoe31,89628.03 km²1,137.9
Geesthacht30,45333.25 km²915.9
Rendsburg28,19023.73 km²1,187.9
Henstedt-Ulzburg28,06539.47 km²711.0
Reinbek27,36631.23 km²876.3
Bad Oldesloe25,00552.60 km²475.4
Schleswig24,77324.30 km²1,019.5
Husum23,09725.81 km²894.9
Eckernförde21,94221.38 km²1,026.3
Heide21,52931.97 km²673.4
Kaltenkirchen20,85223.10 km²902.7
Quickborn20,80843.17 km²482.0
Bad Schwartau20,09618.39 km²1,092.8
Schenefeld19,1689.99 km²1,918.7
Mölln18,97025.05 km²757.3
Glinde18,33511.22 km²1,634.1
Uetersen18,27211.43 km²1,598.6
Halstenbek17,53012.58 km²1,393.5
Bad Segeberg17,42718.87 km²923.5
Eutin17,04141.40 km²411.6
Stockelsdorf16,99556.70 km²299.7

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