The best times to visit Leipzig for ideal weather are

June 4th to September 23rd

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

 

 


Other Leipzig Travel Info

Weather in Leipzig

Temperature

Average temperatures in Leipzig vary drastically. 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 56th 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 Leipzig, 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 83.7°F (28.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61°F (16.1°C) at night.

Leipzig Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Leipzig 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.

Leipzig Perceived Temperature (F)

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Leipzig Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Leipzig 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 38.3 34.9 30.8
Feb 38.2 32.9 28
Mar 44.6 37.6 30.7
Apr 58.7 49.9 40.8
May 64.1 55.9 46.9
Jun 70.7 62.1 52.9
Jul 78.9 69.1 59.3
Aug 76.5 67 57.7
Sep 67 58.9 51.8
Oct 58 51.2 44.9
Nov 51.3 45.5 40
Dec 45.4 41.1 36.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 3.5 1.6 -0.7
Feb 3.4 0.5 -2.2
Mar 7 3.1 -0.7
Apr 14.8 9.9 4.9
May 17.8 13.3 8.3
Jun 21.5 16.7 11.6
Jul 26.1 20.6 15.2
Aug 24.7 19.4 14.3
Sep 19.4 14.9 11
Oct 14.4 10.7 7.2
Nov 10.7 7.5 4.4
Dec 7.4 5.1 2.3

 


 
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 Leipzig.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Leipzig (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 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0
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Humidity and Wind

Leipzig has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (57.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (84.4%).

Wind in Leipzig is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 11.2 knots (12.9 MPH or 20.8 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid December where average top sustained speeds reach 22.3 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 11.2 Significant breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Feb 8.5 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze
Mar 9.3 Gentle breeze 14.5 Strong breeze
Apr 8.2 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
May 8.2 Gentle breeze 13.8 Strong breeze
Jun 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Jul 7.4 Gentle breeze 13.4 Strong breeze
Aug 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Sep 7.5 Gentle breeze 12.5 Strong breeze
Oct 6.9 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Nov 9.5 Gentle breeze 14.3 Strong breeze
Dec 11.2 Significant breeze 17.3 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 83.4%
Feb 83.4%
Mar 72.3%
Apr 62.2%
May 64.7%
Jun 61.6%
Jul 57.2%
Aug 62.4%
Sep 77.3%
Oct 83.9%
Nov 84.4%
Dec 81.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Leipzig?

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 Leipzig, Germany is October, followed by September 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 Leipzig 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

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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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 41.7 in December means 41.7% of the tourists vs. October.

 

 

Overall Leipzig Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 65.5°F (18.6°C) and 40.5°F (4.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Leipzig, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 68.8°F (20.4°C) and 40.9°F (4.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. 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 Leipzig to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 51.3°F (10.7°C) and 31.9°F (-0.1°C). These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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