The best times to visit Oberstdorf for ideal weather are
June 25th to September 2nd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Oberstdorf Travel Guide
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Weather in Oberstdorf
Average temperatures in Oberstdorf vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 6th 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 Oberstdorf, 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 67.2°F (19.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 47.9°F (8.8°C) at night.
Oberstdorf Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Oberstdorf 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.
Oberstdorf Perceived Temperature (F)
Oberstdorf Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Oberstdorf 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 Oberstdorf are November, April, 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 late October to early November. For example, on the week of October 29th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.
When can you find snow in Oberstdorf? Weather stations report far greater snow than most tourist destinations snow through most of the year likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late February and early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Oberstdorf is often around around April 9th 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 Oberstdorf.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Oberstdorf (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
Oberstdorf has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (62.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (73.8%).
Wind in Oberstdorf is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by January and December. March’s average wind speed of around 3 knots (3.5 MPH or 5.6 KPH) is considered “light air.” 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 6.3 knots, which is considered a light breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Oberstdorf.
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||3||Barely noticeable||5.6||Light breeze|
|Feb||2.7||Barely noticeable||5.3||Light breeze|
|Mar||3||Barely noticeable||5.8||Light breeze|
|Apr||2.6||Barely noticeable||5.3||Light breeze|
|May||2.8||Barely noticeable||5.4||Light breeze|
|Jun||2.6||Barely noticeable||5||Light breeze|
|Jul||2.6||Barely noticeable||5.2||Light breeze|
|Aug||2.4||Barely noticeable||4.8||Light breeze|
|Sep||2.5||Barely noticeable||4.8||Light breeze|
|Oct||2.4||Barely noticeable||4.6||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.5||Barely noticeable||4.7||Light breeze|
|Dec||3||Barely noticeable||5.3||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Oberstdorf?
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 Oberstdorf, Germany is September, followed by August and February. 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 Oberstdorf 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
Overall Oberstdorf Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 58.4°F (14.7°C) and 37.7°F (3.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 7 to 14 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 brisk. These months see the most precipitation with 14 to 15 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Oberstdorf, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 60.5°F (15.8°C) and 37.1°F (2.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 11 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 far too cold this time of year in Oberstdorf to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 40°F (4.4°C) and 31.3°F (-0.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.