Climate of Thuringia

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 31 measuring stations in Thuringia.
Weather stations at an altitude above 1220m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Thuringia is one of the coldest regions in Germany with an average daily high temperature of only 12 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 Thuringia
rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Thuringia
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Thuringia
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Thuringia
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)Absolute humidity in Thuringia
Map of Thuringia

Important cities in Thuringia

Thuringia is a part of Germany and has an east-west extension of about 190 km. From north to south it is approximately 150 km. The biggest cities are Erfurt and Jena. The local time is now Saturday, 4:00 pm.

CityPopulationAreaPopulation density
(inhabitants per km²)
Erfurt213,699269.91 km²791.7
Jena111,407114.76 km²970.8
Gera94,750152.19 km²622.6
Weimar64,35584.48 km²761.8
Gotha45,17269.58 km²649.2
Eisenach42,588104.17 km²408.8
Nordhausen42,129105.62 km²398.9
Suhl35,608103.03 km²345.6
Mühlhausen/Thüringen33,21486.74 km²382.9
Altenburg32,78845.69 km²717.6
Ilmenau25,94662.73 km²413.6
Saalfeld/Saale24,91148.73 km²511.2
Arnstadt24,34055.08 km²441.9
Sonneberg23,80484.69 km²281.1
Rudolstadt22,70455.41 km²409.7
Apolda22,27946.27 km²481.5
Sondershausen21,974201.21 km²109.2
Meiningen21,22359.46 km²356.9
Greiz20,92076.44 km²273.7
Schmalkalden19,14998.30 km²194.8
Sömmerda18,88481.11 km²232.8
Leinefelde-Worbis18,62296.87 km²192.2
Bad Langensalza17,397123.67 km²140.7
Heilbad Heiligenstadt16,96262.26 km²272.4
Zeulenroda-Triebes16,115135.14 km²119.2
Bad Salzungen15,69639.04 km²402.0
Waltershausen13,11060.62 km²216.3
Eisenberg12,19924.67 km²494.5
Pößneck12,11724.43 km²496.0
Hildburghausen11,66172.90 km²160.0

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