The climate in Germany

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams of this page are taken from the collected data from 306 measuring stations in Germany.
Weather stations at an altitude above 1450m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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Climate zone: Moderate zone of the northern hemisphere

The German climate is mixed and offers a wide relief with frosty days and strong winters as far as a few midsummer days. The climate in Germany widely corresponds to the German weather conditions. It is cold, wet and a few beautiful summer months are also happening. A beach holiday can also be enjoyed in the warmer season, but water temperatures will not reach much more than 19 °C.

Duration of daylight and sunshine in Germany

Travel season

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.


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