The best times to visit Cottbus 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.
Cottbus Travel Guide
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Weather in Cottbus
Average temperatures in Cottbus vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 34th 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 Cottbus, 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 79.6°F (26.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.1°F (14.5°C) at night.
Cottbus Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Cottbus 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.
Cottbus Perceived Temperature (F)
Cottbus Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Cottbus 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 Cottbus are April, March, and then February. 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 is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.
When can you find snow in Cottbus? 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 Cottbus is often around around March 12th 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 Cottbus.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Cottbus (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
Cottbus has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (56.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (84.8%).
Wind in Cottbus is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 6.7 knots (7.8 MPH or 12.5 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 early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 11.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Cottbus.
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||6.7||Light breeze||9.8||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||6.1||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||6.4||Light breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.8||Light breeze||10.1||Gentle breeze|
|May||5.4||Light breeze||9.3||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||5.4||Light breeze||9.1||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.2||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.9||Light breeze||8.4||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5||Light breeze||8.4||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||5.1||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||5.8||Light breeze||8.8||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||6.5||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Cottbus?
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 Cottbus, Germany is October, followed by January 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 Cottbus 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
Overall Cottbus Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 72.4°F (22.4°C) and 46.7°F (8.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Cottbus, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 69.5°F (20.8°C) and 41.4°F (5.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is far too cold this time of year in Cottbus to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.7°F (8.2°C) and 32.4°F (0.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.