The best times to visit Germany for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 16th

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



Other Germany Travel Info

Weather in Germany


Average temperatures in Germany 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 55th 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 Germany, 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 75.5°F (24.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.4°F (14.1°C) at night.

Germany Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Germany Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Germany Perceived Temperature (F)


Germany Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Germany 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 38.8 35.2 30.9
Feb 39.6 34.9 29.7
Mar 48.3 41.4 33.9
Apr 58.8 50.4 40.4
May 64.3 56.4 46.8
Jun 69.8 62 52.7
Jul 74.3 66 56.6
Aug 73.2 65 55.8
Sep 64.9 57.5 49.1
Oct 56 49.7 42.8
Nov 47.5 43.1 38.3
Dec 40.6 36.9 32.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 3.8 1.8 -0.6
Feb 4.2 1.6 -1.3
Mar 9.1 5.2 1.1
Apr 14.9 10.2 4.7
May 17.9 13.6 8.2
Jun 21 16.7 11.5
Jul 23.5 18.9 13.7
Aug 22.9 18.3 13.2
Sep 18.3 14.2 9.5
Oct 13.3 9.8 6
Nov 8.6 6.2 3.5
Dec 4.8 2.7 0.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Germany are April, March, and then October. 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 early to mid May with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of May 7th.

When can you find snow in Germany? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around May, especially close to early November. The best time to ski (if at all) in Germany is often around around October 22nd 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 Germany.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 2% 6.6 0.2
Feb 2% 4.8 0.1
Mar 1% 5.9 0.2
Apr 1% 12.4 0.1
May 4% 32.3 0.4
Jun 2% 12.7 0.3
Jul 2% 7.7 0.2
Aug 2% 10.5 0.2
Sep 2% 16.6 0.2
Oct 2% 9.2 0.2
Nov 2% 12.4 0.2
Dec 2% 4.5 0.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 16.8 0.5
Feb 2 12.2 0.3
Mar 1 15 0.5
Apr 1 31.5 0.3
May 4 82 1
Jun 2 32.3 0.8
Jul 2 19.6 0.5
Aug 2 26.7 0.5
Sep 2 42.2 0.5
Oct 2 23.4 0.5
Nov 2 31.5 0.5
Dec 2 11.4 0.8


Humidity and Wind

Germany has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (58.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (83.9%).

Wind in Germany is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 8.2 knots (9.4 MPH or 15.2 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 14.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 8.2 Gentle breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Feb 7.4 Gentle breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Mar 7.6 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Apr 6.6 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
May 6.7 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Jun 6.5 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Jul 6.3 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Aug 5.9 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.2 Light breeze 10.6 Significant breeze
Oct 6.1 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 7.2 Gentle breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Dec 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 81.7%
Feb 77.6%
Mar 67.1%
Apr 58.5%
May 61%
Jun 61.9%
Jul 61.2%
Aug 64.2%
Sep 71.7%
Oct 78.1%
Nov 82.7%
Dec 83.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Germany?

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 Germany is May, followed by April 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 Germany 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

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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 63.7 in December means 63.7% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Germany Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 67.9°F (19.9°C) and 45°F (7.2°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 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with about 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Germany, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 67.4°F (19.7°C) and 41.3°F (5.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 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 too cold this time of year in Germany to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 45°F (7.2°C) and 35.1°F (1.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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