The best times to visit Wetzlar for ideal weather are
April 30th 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.
Wetzlar Travel Guide
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Weather in Wetzlar
Average temperatures in Wetzlar vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Wetzlar, 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 79.9°F (26.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.8°F (14.9°C) at night.
Wetzlar Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Wetzlar 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.
Wetzlar Perceived Temperature (F)
Wetzlar Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Wetzlar 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 Wetzlar are April, March, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late March. For example, on the week of March 26th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of August 6th.
When can you find snow in Wetzlar? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early to mid March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Wetzlar 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 Wetzlar.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Wetzlar (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
Wetzlar has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (51.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (84%).
Wind in Wetzlar is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by January and May. March’s average wind speed of around 6.3 knots (7.3 MPH or 11.7 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 14.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Wetzlar.
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||5.9||Light breeze||12||Significant breeze|
|Feb||5.3||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|Mar||6.3||Light breeze||12.8||Significant breeze|
|Apr||5.6||Light breeze||11.9||Significant breeze|
|May||5.8||Light breeze||12.5||Significant breeze|
|Jun||5.3||Light breeze||12.1||Significant breeze|
|Jul||5.5||Light breeze||12.8||Significant breeze|
|Aug||5||Light breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|Sep||4.8||Light breeze||10.8||Significant breeze|
|Oct||4.6||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||5.1||Light breeze||10.6||Significant breeze|
|Dec||5.3||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Wetzlar?
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 Wetzlar, Germany is January, followed by June and September. 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 Wetzlar in March. 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 Wetzlar Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 72.7°F (22.6°C) and 49.5°F (9.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest 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 the most precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Wetzlar, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 70.9°F (21.6°C) and 43.9°F (6.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 6 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Wetzlar to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.5°F (9.7°C) and 38.5°F (3.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.