Climate for Schleswig-Holstein

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 20 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 day
Sunshine hours per day in Germany
rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in Germany
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in Germany
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in Germany
Water temperature
Water temperatures in Germany
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in Germany

The most important cities in the region of 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 Friday, 5:32 am.

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