The best times to visit Bad Elster for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 9th

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

 

 


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Weather in Bad Elster

Temperature

Average temperatures in Bad Elster vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 25th 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 Bad Elster, 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 77.1°F (25.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.6°F (12.6°C) at night.

Bad Elster Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Bad Elster 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.

Bad Elster Perceived Temperature (F)

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Bad Elster Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Bad Elster 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 34.8 30.7 26.4
Feb 37 30.9 25.4
Mar 47.6 38.5 30.5
Apr 59.2 48.2 37.6
May 65.2 54.7 44.5
Jun 71.3 60.7 50.4
Jul 75.6 64.5 53.8
Aug 74.8 63.4 52.7
Sep 64.8 54.6 45.8
Oct 53.9 45.7 38.7
Nov 43.8 38.8 33.9
Dec 35.9 32 27.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.6 -0.7 -3.1
Feb 2.8 -0.6 -3.7
Mar 8.7 3.6 -0.8
Apr 15.1 9 3.1
May 18.4 12.6 6.9
Jun 21.8 15.9 10.2
Jul 24.2 18.1 12.1
Aug 23.8 17.4 11.5
Sep 18.2 12.6 7.7
Oct 12.2 7.6 3.7
Nov 6.6 3.8 1.1
Dec 2.2 0 -2.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bad Elster are February, March, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early March. For example, on the week of March 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

When can you find snow in Bad Elster? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Bad Elster is often around around December 17th 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 Bad Elster.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bad Elster (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 22% 2.6 1.8
Feb 13% 3.5 0.9
Mar 15% 1 1.3
Apr 16% 0.9 1.8
May 27% 0.4 2.6
Jun 24% 1 3
Jul 28% 0.4 3.1
Aug 22% 0 2.9
Sep 19% 0.8 2
Oct 18% 1.4 1.9
Nov 20% 2.1 2
Dec 20% 4.3 2.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 6.6 4.6
Feb 13 8.9 2.3
Mar 15 2.5 3.3
Apr 16 2.3 4.6
May 27 1 6.6
Jun 24 2.5 7.6
Jul 28 1 7.9
Aug 22 0 7.4
Sep 19 2 5.1
Oct 18 3.6 4.8
Nov 20 5.3 5.1
Dec 20 10.9 5.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Bad Elster has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (55.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (85.2%).

Wind in Bad Elster is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by March and December. January’s average wind speed of around 5.8 knots (6.6 MPH or 10.7 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late March where average top sustained speeds reach 10.4 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 5.8 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.4 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.7 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Apr 5 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
May 4.8 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.6 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.5 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.2 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.1 Light breeze 7.6 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.3 Light breeze 7.6 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.2 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.5 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 82.2%
Feb 75.7%
Mar 64.5%
Apr 55.6%
May 59.8%
Jun 60.3%
Jul 58.9%
Aug 61.1%
Sep 71.8%
Oct 79.1%
Nov 84.7%
Dec 85.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Bad Elster?

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 Bad Elster, Germany is January, followed by September and May. 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 Bad Elster in April. 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 44.3 in April means 44.3% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Bad Elster Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 69.1°F (20.6°C) and 43.6°F (6.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Bad Elster, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 67.9°F (19.9°C) and 36.9°F (2.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 6 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Bad Elster to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 43.6°F (6.4°C) and 31.6°F (-0.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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