The best times to visit Westerland for ideal weather are
June 4th 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.
Westerland Travel Guide
Other Westerland Travel Info
Weather in Westerland
Average temperatures in Westerland 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 21st 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 Westerland, 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 73.1°F (22.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.4°F (11.9°C) at night.
Westerland Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Westerland 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.
Westerland Perceived Temperature (F)
Westerland Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Westerland 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 Westerland are April, February, 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 early to mid February. For example, on the week of February 12th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid January with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.
When can you find snow in Westerland? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Westerland 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 Westerland.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Westerland (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
Westerland has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (68.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (90.5%).
Wind in Westerland is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by March and February. January’s average wind speed of around 11.1 knots (12.8 MPH or 20.5 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 early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 19.8 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Westerland.
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||11.1||Significant breeze||17.3||Strong breeze|
|Feb||9.9||Gentle breeze||15.6||Significant breeze|
|Mar||10||Gentle breeze||16||Strong breeze|
|Apr||8.6||Gentle breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|May||8.3||Gentle breeze||14.6||Strong breeze|
|Jun||8.2||Gentle breeze||14.2||Significant breeze|
|Jul||8||Gentle breeze||14.7||Strong breeze|
|Aug||7.6||Gentle breeze||14.1||Significant breeze|
|Sep||8||Gentle breeze||14.1||Strong breeze|
|Oct||8.2||Gentle breeze||14||Significant breeze|
|Nov||9.3||Gentle breeze||15.1||Strong breeze|
|Dec||9.6||Gentle breeze||15.6||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Westerland?
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 Westerland, Germany is July, followed by November 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 Westerland in June. 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 Westerland 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 43.1°F (6.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. 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. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Westerland, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 65.5°F (18.6°C) and 42.2°F (5.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 9 to 10 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Westerland to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 43.1°F (6.2°C) and 35.8°F (2.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.