The best times to visit Kaiserslautern for ideal weather are

May 28th 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 Kaiserslautern Travel Info

Weather in Kaiserslautern


Average temperatures in Kaiserslautern 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 23rd 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 Kaiserslautern, 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 78.8°F (26°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.3°F (12.4°C) at night.

Kaiserslautern Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Kaiserslautern 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.

Kaiserslautern Perceived Temperature (F)


Kaiserslautern Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Kaiserslautern 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 41.1 35.8 29.6
Feb 42.8 35.7 28.5
Mar 52.1 41.4 30.4
Apr 62.7 50.2 36.7
May 68 56.7 43.7
Jun 73.7 62.6 50
Jul 77.5 65.8 53.2
Aug 76.3 64.4 51.9
Sep 67.5 56.2 44.4
Oct 58.7 49.1 39.1
Nov 48.9 43 36.6
Dec 42.1 37 30.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.1 2.1 -1.3
Feb 6 2.1 -1.9
Mar 11.2 5.2 -0.9
Apr 17.1 10.1 2.6
May 20 13.7 6.5
Jun 23.2 17 10
Jul 25.3 18.8 11.8
Aug 24.6 18 11.1
Sep 19.7 13.4 6.9
Oct 14.8 9.5 3.9
Nov 9.4 6.1 2.6
Dec 5.6 2.8 -0.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kaiserslautern are April, October, 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 is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Kaiserslautern? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Kaiserslautern is often around around December 17th 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 Kaiserslautern.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 23% 0 2.9
Feb 22% 4 1.9
Mar 19% 1.4 2.4
Apr 14% 1.2 1.5
May 25% 0 2.5
Jun 27% 0 4.3
Jul 25% 0 2.9
Aug 25% 0 3
Sep 22% 0 2.8
Oct 19% 0 1.9
Nov 21% 0 2.1
Dec 23% 2 3.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 23 0 7.4
Feb 22 10.2 4.8
Mar 19 3.6 6.1
Apr 14 3 3.8
May 25 0 6.4
Jun 27 0 10.9
Jul 25 0 7.4
Aug 25 0 7.6
Sep 22 0 7.1
Oct 19 0 4.8
Nov 21 0 5.3
Dec 23 5.1 7.9


Humidity and Wind

Kaiserslautern has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (60.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (84%).

Wind in Kaiserslautern is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. 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 late March 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 Kaiserslautern.

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 5.9 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Feb 5.2 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Mar 5.6 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Apr 4.7 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
May 5.1 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Jun 4.9 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Jul 4.8 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Aug 4.2 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Sep 4 Light breeze 10.6 Significant breeze
Oct 4.1 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.9 Light breeze 10.4 Significant breeze
Dec 5.6 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 81.3%
Feb 77.8%
Mar 68.6%
Apr 60.3%
May 63.4%
Jun 64.5%
Jul 65.3%
Aug 69.2%
Sep 74%
Oct 77.7%
Nov 84%
Dec 83.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Kaiserslautern?

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 Kaiserslautern, 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 Kaiserslautern 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

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 55.1 in May means 55.1% of the tourists vs. April.



Overall Kaiserslautern Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 72°F (22.2°C) and 48.7°F (9.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 8 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with about 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Kaiserslautern, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 70°F (21.1°C) and 42.5°F (5.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 7 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 Kaiserslautern to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.7°F (9.3°C) and 38.2°F (3.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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