The best times to visit Friedrichshafen for ideal weather are

May 21st to October 14th

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

 

 


Other Friedrichshafen Travel Info

Weather in Friedrichshafen

Temperature

Average temperatures in Friedrichshafen 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 30th 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 Friedrichshafen, 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 77.8°F (25.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.3°F (14.6°C) at night.

Friedrichshafen Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Friedrichshafen 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.

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Friedrichshafen Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Friedrichshafen 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 39.3 34.9 30.4
Feb 40.1 34.3 29
Mar 50.5 41.9 34.6
Apr 60.6 50.7 41.1
May 66.8 57.4 48.6
Jun 72.8 63.6 54.9
Jul 76.1 66.5 57.7
Aug 75.1 65.5 57.2
Sep 66.5 57.8 50.7
Oct 56.4 49.9 44.1
Nov 46.8 41.9 37.1
Dec 39.7 35.3 30.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 4.1 1.6 -0.9
Feb 4.5 1.3 -1.7
Mar 10.3 5.5 1.4
Apr 15.9 10.4 5.1
May 19.3 14.1 9.2
Jun 22.7 17.6 12.7
Jul 24.5 19.2 14.3
Aug 23.9 18.6 14
Sep 19.2 14.3 10.4
Oct 13.6 9.9 6.7
Nov 8.2 5.5 2.8
Dec 4.3 1.8 -0.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Friedrichshafen are April, 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 to mid March. For example, on the week of March 12th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.

When can you find snow in Friedrichshafen? 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 Friedrichshafen.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Friedrichshafen (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 21% 0 2.1
Feb 19% 0 1.7
Mar 19% 0 2
Apr 19% 0 1.9
May 30% 0 3.7
Jun 30% 0 4.9
Jul 30% 0 4.2
Aug 29% 0 4.3
Sep 21% 0 2.8
Oct 20% 0 2.4
Nov 19% 0 2.1
Dec 27% 0 3.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 21 0 5.3
Feb 19 0 4.3
Mar 19 0 5.1
Apr 19 0 4.8
May 30 0 9.4
Jun 30 0 12.4
Jul 30 0 10.7
Aug 29 0 10.9
Sep 21 0 7.1
Oct 20 0 6.1
Nov 19 0 5.3
Dec 27 0 8.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Friedrichshafen has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (63.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (86.3%).

Wind in Friedrichshafen is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by January and December. March’s average wind speed of around 4.6 knots (5.3 MPH or 8.5 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 late January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 9.4 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 4.5 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.3 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.6 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.9 Barely noticeable 8 Gentle breeze
May 4.3 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 4 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.1 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.5 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Nov 4 Light breeze 7.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.4 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 81.6%
Feb 77.1%
Mar 68.3%
Apr 63.2%
May 66.7%
Jun 69.1%
Jul 68.7%
Aug 73.6%
Sep 80.5%
Oct 84.7%
Nov 86.3%
Dec 85%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Friedrichshafen?

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 Friedrichshafen, Germany is May, followed by January and June. 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 Friedrichshafen in November. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 60.3 in November means 60.3% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Friedrichshafen Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 70°F (21.1°C) and 46.9°F (8.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 9 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with about 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Friedrichshafen, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 70.2°F (21.2°C) and 40.5°F (4.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 6 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Friedrichshafen to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.9°F (8.3°C) and 36.7°F (2.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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