The best times to visit Chemnitz 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.
Chemnitz Travel Guide
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Weather in Chemnitz
Average temperatures in Chemnitz vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 41st 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 Chemnitz, 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 78.2°F (25.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.1°F (13.9°C) at night.
Chemnitz Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Chemnitz Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Chemnitz Perceived Temperature (F)
Chemnitz Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Chemnitz 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Chemnitz are February, March, and then October. 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 early July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.
When can you find snow in Chemnitz? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Chemnitz 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 Chemnitz.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Chemnitz (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Chemnitz has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (58.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (85%).
Wind in Chemnitz is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by January and April. March’s average wind speed of around 7 knots (8.1 MPH or 13 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 13.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Chemnitz.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||6.4||Light breeze||11.6||Significant breeze|
|Feb||5.7||Light breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||7||Gentle breeze||12.3||Significant breeze|
|Apr||6.2||Light breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
|May||6||Light breeze||11.2||Significant breeze|
|Jun||6||Light breeze||11.2||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6.1||Light breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
|Aug||5.4||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.5||Light breeze||10.2||Significant breeze|
|Oct||4.9||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||5.5||Light breeze||10.1||Significant breeze|
|Dec||5.9||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Chemnitz?
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 Chemnitz, Germany is August, followed by May and April. 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 Chemnitz in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Chemnitz Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 69.8°F (21°C) and 45.2°F (7.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Chemnitz, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 69.1°F (20.6°C) and 39.4°F (4.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 5 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 Chemnitz to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 45.2°F (7.3°C) and 33.6°F (0.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.