The best times to visit Düsseldorf for ideal weather are

May 14th to September 30th

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

 


Weather in Düsseldorf

Temperature

Average temperatures in Düsseldorf 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 60th 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 Düsseldorf, 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 76.8°F (24.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58°F (14.4°C) at night.

Düsseldorf Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Düsseldorf 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.

Düsseldorf Perceived Temperature (F)

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Düsseldorf Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Düsseldorf 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 42.5 38 33.3
Feb 43.8 38.2 32.9
Mar 51.6 43.7 36.1
Apr 61.3 51.9 41.6
May 66.2 57.4 48
Jun 71.1 62.4 53.1
Jul 75.5 66.3 57.3
Aug 74.1 65.1 56
Sep 66.6 58.4 50.5
Oct 58.8 51.6 44.8
Nov 50.5 45.4 40.3
Dec 43.7 39.2 34.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.8 3.3 0.7
Feb 6.6 3.4 0.5
Mar 10.9 6.5 2.3
Apr 16.3 11.1 5.3
May 19 14.1 8.9
Jun 21.7 16.9 11.7
Jul 24.2 19.1 14.1
Aug 23.4 18.4 13.3
Sep 19.2 14.7 10.3
Oct 14.9 10.9 7.1
Nov 10.3 7.4 4.6
Dec 6.5 4 1.3


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Düsseldorf 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 late May with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of May 21st.

When can you find snow in Düsseldorf? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Düsseldorf is often around around January 15th 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Düsseldorf (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% 33.7 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 5% 0 0.4
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 85.6 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 5 0 1
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

Düsseldorf has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (53.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (76.8%).

Wind in Düsseldorf is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 7.3 knots (8.4 MPH or 13.5 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 13.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 7.3 Gentle breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Feb 6.6 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Mar 6.6 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Apr 5.5 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
May 5.9 Light breeze 10.5 Significant breeze
Jun 5.5 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.8 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Aug 5.3 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.3 Light breeze 9.6 Significant breeze
Oct 5.1 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.2 Light breeze 10.6 Significant breeze
Dec 6.7 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 74.5%
Feb 71.1%
Mar 61.6%
Apr 53.1%
May 56.3%
Jun 58%
Jul 56.9%
Aug 60.5%
Sep 67.4%
Oct 72.8%
Nov 75.9%
Dec 76.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Düsseldorf?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Düsseldorf, Germany is June, followed by March and January. 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 Düsseldorf 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 70.3 in April means 70.3% of the tourists vs. June.


Overall Düsseldorf Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 69.9°F (21.1°C) and 48.8°F (9.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Düsseldorf, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 69.1°F (20.6°C) and 44.3°F (6.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 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 Düsseldorf to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.8°F (9.3°C) and 39.9°F (4.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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