The best times to visit German Wine Route for ideal weather are
April 16th 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.
German Wine Route Travel Guide
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Weather in German Wine Route
Average temperatures in German Wine Route vary greatly. 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 somewhat temperate — in the 46th 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 German Wine Route, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late June where highs are regularly around 82.3°F (27.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.8°F (16.6°C) at night.
German Wine Route Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
German Wine Route 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.
German Wine Route Perceived Temperature (F)
German Wine Route Perceived Temperature (C)
Average German Wine Route 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 German Wine Route are January, April, 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 mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May to early June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of May 28th.
When can you find snow in German Wine Route? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in German Wine Route 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.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in German Wine Route.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in German Wine Route (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
German Wine Route has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (46.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (78%).
Wind in German Wine Route is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by December and January. March’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 July where average top sustained speeds reach 12.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in German Wine Route.
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||6.2||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5.9||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||6.7||Light breeze||11.5||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.9||Light breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
|May||5.8||Light breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||6||Light breeze||10.9||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||6.1||Light breeze||11||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5.5||Light breeze||10.2||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.2||Light breeze||9.1||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||5.1||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||5.4||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||6.3||Light breeze||10||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to German Wine Route?
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 German Wine Route, Germany is April, followed by October 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 German Wine Route in May. 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 German Wine Route Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 78°F (25.6°C) and 50.4°F (10.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second 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 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in German Wine Route, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 72.5°F (22.5°C) and 43.1°F (6.2°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 busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in German Wine Route to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.4°F (11.3°C) and 38.7°F (3.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 2 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.