The best times to visit Franconia for ideal weather are

June 4th 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 Franconia Travel Info

Weather in Franconia

Temperature

Average temperatures in Franconia vary drastically. 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 54th 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 Franconia, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 85.2°F (29.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.6°F (16.4°C) at night.

Franconia Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Franconia 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.

Franconia Perceived Temperature (F)

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Franconia Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Franconia 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)
Jan38.334.730.6
Feb36.331.626.8
Mar48.439.831.3
Apr59.649.939.2
May6455.446.3
Jun72.262.851.8
Jul79.869.357.5
Aug76.566.455.7
Sep66.857.949.3
Oct5850.643.4
Nov50.644.238.2
Dec44.739.834.3

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan3.51.5-0.8
Feb2.4-0.2-2.9
Mar9.14.3-0.4
Apr15.39.94
May17.8137.9
Jun22.317.111
Jul26.620.714.2
Aug24.719.113.2
Sep19.314.49.6
Oct14.410.36.3
Nov10.36.83.4
Dec7.14.31.3

 


 
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 Franconia.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Franconia (in).

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan0%00
Feb0%00
Mar0%00
Apr0%00
May0%00
Jun0%00
Jul0%00
Aug0%00
Sep0%00
Oct0%00
Nov0%00
Dec0%00

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan000
Feb000
Mar000
Apr000
May000
Jun000
Jul000
Aug000
Sep000
Oct000
Nov000
Dec000
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Humidity and Wind

Franconia has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (53.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (85.5%).

Wind in Franconia is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by March and December. January’s average wind speed of around 5.9 knots (6.8 MPH or 10.9 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 January where average top sustained speeds reach 16 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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
Jan5.9Light breeze11.2Significant breeze
Feb4.8Light breeze9.4Gentle breeze
Mar5.6Light breeze11.3Significant breeze
Apr4.9Light breeze10.5Gentle breeze
May5Light breeze11.6Significant breeze
Jun4.4Light breeze10Gentle breeze
Jul4.7Light breeze10.9Significant breeze
Aug4.6Light breeze11.1Significant breeze
Sep4.2Light breeze9.7Significant breeze
Oct4Light breeze8.3Gentle breeze
Nov5.2Light breeze10.1Significant breeze
Dec5.4Light breeze10.1Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan82.4%
Feb79.4%
Mar60.5%
Apr57.3%
May63.9%
Jun58.4%
Jul53.7%
Aug59.4%
Sep72%
Oct80.9%
Nov82.7%
Dec85.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Franconia?

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 Franconia, Germany is August, followed by November and September. 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 Franconia 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 67.7 in December means 67.7% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Franconia Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 66.3°F (19.1°C) and 42.5°F (5.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. 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. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Franconia, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 68.8°F (20.4°C) and 41.6°F (5.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. 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 too cold this time of year in Franconia to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49°F (9.4°C) and 34.2°F (1.2°C). These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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