The best times to visit Alken for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 16th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Alken Travel Info

Weather in Alken

Temperature

Average temperatures in Alken vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 54th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Alken, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 71.5°F (21.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.8°F (13.8°C) at night.

Alken Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Alken Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

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Alken Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Alken Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 36.4 33.1 29.5
Feb 37.7 33.4 29.3
Mar 46.3 39.9 34.2
Apr 56.1 48.8 41.3
May 61.1 53.8 46.4
Jun 66.3 59.1 51.9
Jul 70.5 62.8 55.3
Aug 69.1 61.8 54.6
Sep 61.3 54.8 48.8
Oct 53 47.5 42.6
Nov 44.8 40.7 37
Dec 37.6 34.1 30.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 2.4 0.6 -1.4
Feb 3.2 0.8 -1.5
Mar 7.9 4.4 1.2
Apr 13.4 9.3 5.2
May 16.2 12.1 8
Jun 19.1 15.1 11.1
Jul 21.4 17.1 12.9
Aug 20.6 16.6 12.6
Sep 16.3 12.7 9.3
Oct 11.7 8.6 5.9
Nov 7.1 4.8 2.8
Dec 3.1 1.2 -0.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Alken are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid May with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of May 7th.

When can you find snow in Alken? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Alken is often around around March 5th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Alken.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Alken (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 17.7 0
Mar 0% 22.4 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 6% 0 0.3
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 45 0
Mar 0 56.9 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 6 0 0.8
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0

 

Humidity and Wind

Alken has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (56.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (89.9%).

Wind in Alken is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.8 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 13 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Alken.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 8 Gentle breeze 12 Significant breeze
Feb 7.5 Gentle breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Mar 7.8 Gentle breeze 12 Significant breeze
Apr 7 Gentle breeze 11 Significant breeze
May 6.9 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Jun 6.6 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.6 Light breeze 10.9 Significant breeze
Aug 6.3 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.5 Light breeze 10 Significant breeze
Oct 6.7 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 7.4 Gentle breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Dec 8 Gentle breeze 11.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 87.3%
Feb 81.7%
Mar 66.8%
Apr 56.9%
May 62%
Jun 64.3%
Jul 62.3%
Aug 65%
Sep 73.2%
Oct 81.5%
Nov 88.2%
Dec 89.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Alken?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Germany; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 07, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Alken, Germany is February, followed by March and August. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Alken in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 52.7 in November means 52.7% of the tourists vs. February.

 

 

Overall Alken Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 65°F (18.3°C) and 43.4°F (6.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Alken, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 63.8°F (17.7°C) and 38°F (3.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Alken to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 43.4°F (6.3°C) and 33.5°F (0.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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