The best times to visit Karlsruhe for ideal weather are

May 7th to October 7th

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

 


Karlsruhe Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Karlsruhe

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Karlsruhe vary little and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 62 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Karlsruhe, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 60.3°F (15.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 43.6°F (6.4°C) at night.

    Karlsruhe Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Karlsruhe 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.

    Karlsruhe Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Karlsruhe Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Karlsruhe 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 42 37 31.6
    Feb 44 37.4 30.9
    Mar 53.8 44.8 35.3
    Apr 64.4 53.9 42.3
    May 69.9 60.1 49.4
    Jun 75.8 66.1 55.3
    Jul 79 68.8 57.6
    Aug 77.9 67.5 56.7
    Sep 69.8 59.7 50.1
    Oct 60.2 51.4 43.2
    Nov 49.9 44.2 38.6
    Dec 43 38.1 32.9

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 5.6 2.8 -0.2
    Feb 6.7 3 -0.6
    Mar 12.1 7.1 1.8
    Apr 18 12.2 5.7
    May 21.1 15.6 9.7
    Jun 24.3 18.9 12.9
    Jul 26.1 20.4 14.2
    Aug 25.5 19.7 13.7
    Sep 21 15.4 10.1
    Oct 15.7 10.8 6.2
    Nov 9.9 6.8 3.7
    Dec 6.1 3.4 0.5

     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Karlsruhe are December, October, and then January. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early-to-mid-April. For example, on the week of April 9th there are only 0.8 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early-to-mid-October with an average of 2.2 days with significant precipitation the week of October 8th.

    When can you find snow in Karlsruhe? 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 Karlsruhe.

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    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 25.7 0.8 0.02
    Feb 22.9 0.3 0.02
    Mar 17.1 0.3 0.02
    Apr 14.3 0 0.02
    May 25.7 0 0.04
    Jun 24.3 0 0.04
    Jul 22.9 0 0.06
    Aug 25.7 0.2 0.05
    Sep 24.3 0.2 0.03
    Oct 27.1 0 0.03
    Nov 24.3 0.6 0.03
    Dec 27.1 1.1 0.03

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 25.7 2 0.05
    Feb 22.9 0.8 0.05
    Mar 17.1 0.8 0.05
    Apr 14.3 0 0.05
    May 25.7 0 0.1
    Jun 24.3 0 0.1
    Jul 22.9 0 0.15
    Aug 25.7 0.5 0.13
    Sep 24.3 0.5 0.08
    Oct 27.1 0 0.08
    Nov 24.3 1.5 0.08
    Dec 27.1 2.8 0.08

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Karlsruhe has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is April (52.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (80.8%).

    Wind in Karlsruhe is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by January and December. March’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (7.9 MPH or 12.8 KPH) is considered “light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 13.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 6.8 a light breeze 11.7 a moderate breeze
    Feb 6.4 a light breeze 11.6 a moderate breeze
    Mar 6.9 a light breeze 12.6 a moderate breeze
    Apr 5.9 a light breeze 11.5 a moderate breeze
    May 5.9 a light breeze 11.6 a moderate breeze
    Jun 5.7 a light breeze 11.3 a moderate breeze
    Jul 5.4 a light breeze 11 a moderate breeze
    Aug 4.7 a light breeze 9.8 a gentle breeze
    Sep 5.1 a light breeze 10 a moderate breeze
    Oct 4.8 a light breeze 9.5 a gentle breeze
    Nov 5.6 a light breeze 10.4 a moderate breeze
    Dec 6.7 a light breeze 11.7 a moderate breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 78.6
    Feb 72.4
    Mar 59.4
    Apr 52.1
    May 56.9
    Jun 56.9
    Jul 57.2
    Aug 62.1
    Sep 67.3
    Oct 75.6
    Nov 80.8
    Dec 80.1

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Karlsruhe?

    As of 5/4/2017 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.
     

    Overall Karlsruhe Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 55.2°F (12.9°C) and 38.2°F (3.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 8 days of precipitation per month. Spring is slow/unreported 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. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Karlsruhe, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 54.5°F (12.5°C) and 33.2°F (0.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 8 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is far too cold this time of year in Karlsruhe to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 35.3°F (1.8°C) and 29.8°F (-1.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a noticeable amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.