The best times to visit Castrop-Rauxel for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 23rd

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

 

 


Other Castrop-Rauxel Travel Info

Weather in Castrop-Rauxel

Temperature

Average temperatures in Castrop-Rauxel 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 28th 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 Castrop-Rauxel, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 75.4°F (24.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55°F (12.8°C) at night.

Castrop-Rauxel Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Castrop-Rauxel 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.

Castrop-Rauxel Perceived Temperature (F)

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Castrop-Rauxel Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Castrop-Rauxel 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan41.437.332.7
Feb42.837.632.3
Mar50.542.434.7
Apr60.550.139.2
May64.955.745.6
Jun70.460.950.9
Jul74.164.654.8
Aug72.763.254
Sep65.756.848.6
Oct5850.743.8
Nov49.444.739.6
Dec42.338.433.6

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan5.22.90.4
Feb63.10.2
Mar10.35.81.5
Apr15.810.14
May18.313.27.6
Jun21.316.110.5
Jul23.418.112.7
Aug22.617.312.2
Sep18.713.89.2
Oct14.410.46.6
Nov9.77.14.2
Dec5.73.60.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Castrop-Rauxel are April, February, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 23rd.

When can you find snow in Castrop-Rauxel? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Castrop-Rauxel.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Castrop-Rauxel (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan31%03.1
Feb19%01.5
Mar20%02
Apr10%01
May19%01.9
Jun23%02.4
Jul29%03.6
Aug28%03.5
Sep21%02.3
Oct22%02.4
Nov25%02.3
Dec30%02.9

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan3107.9
Feb1903.8
Mar2005.1
Apr1002.5
May1904.8
Jun2306.1
Jul2909.1
Aug2808.9
Sep2105.8
Oct2206.1
Nov2505.8
Dec3007.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Castrop-Rauxel has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (64.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (86.2%).

Wind in Castrop-Rauxel is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and February. January’s average wind speed of around 8.3 knots (9.5 MPH or 15.3 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 early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 12.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Castrop-Rauxel.

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan8.3Gentle breeze12.2Significant breeze
Feb7.4Gentle breeze11.2Significant breeze
Mar7.2Gentle breeze11.7Significant breeze
Apr6.3Light breeze10.7Gentle breeze
May6.5Light breeze10.7Significant breeze
Jun6Light breeze9.9Gentle breeze
Jul5.7Light breeze10Significant breeze
Aug5.3Light breeze9.3Gentle breeze
Sep5.5Light breeze9.5Significant breeze
Oct5.7Light breeze9.3Gentle breeze
Nov7.1Gentle breeze10.9Significant breeze
Dec7.9Gentle breeze11.6Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan83.8%
Feb80.4%
Mar72.3%
Apr64.4%
May65%
Jun66.4%
Jul70%
Aug73.9%
Sep80.1%
Oct83%
Nov86.2%
Dec85.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Castrop-Rauxel?

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 Castrop-Rauxel, Germany is July, followed by November 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 Castrop-Rauxel in December. 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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 29.6 in December means 29.6% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Castrop-Rauxel Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 68.5°F (20.3°C) and 47.5°F (8.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 6 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 most precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Castrop-Rauxel, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 68.3°F (20.2°C) and 43.7°F (6.5°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 8 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Castrop-Rauxel to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.5°F (8.6°C) and 39°F (3.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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