The best times to visit Zwickau for ideal weather are

June 4th 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.

 

 


Other Zwickau Travel Info

Weather in Zwickau

Temperature

Average temperatures in Zwickau 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 25th 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 Zwickau, 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 74.3°F (23.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 52.8°F (11.6°C) at night.

Zwickau Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Zwickau 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.

Zwickau Perceived Temperature (F)

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Zwickau Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Zwickau 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 33.6 29.6 25
Feb 35.2 29.5 23.7
Mar 45.2 36.9 28.9
Apr 56.7 46.5 35.6
May 62.5 52.9 42.4
Jun 68.8 58.8 48
Jul 72.9 62.7 51.8
Aug 72.4 61.6 50.4
Sep 62.3 53 43.9
Oct 52.1 44.3 37.1
Nov 42.5 37.7 32.5
Dec 35.2 31 26.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 0.9 -1.3 -3.9
Feb 1.8 -1.4 -4.6
Mar 7.3 2.7 -1.7
Apr 13.7 8.1 2
May 16.9 11.6 5.8
Jun 20.4 14.9 8.9
Jul 22.7 17.1 11
Aug 22.4 16.4 10.2
Sep 16.8 11.7 6.6
Oct 11.2 6.8 2.8
Nov 5.8 3.2 0.3
Dec 1.8 -0.6 -3.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Zwickau are February, April, 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 mid February. For example, on the week of February 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May to early June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 28th.

When can you find snow in Zwickau? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Zwickau 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 Zwickau.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Zwickau (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 16% 4 1.5
Feb 8% 5.4 0.7
Mar 15% 1.8 1.1
Apr 14% 1.1 1.2
May 27% 0 2.9
Jun 23% 0.4 2.7
Jul 28% 0.4 3.3
Aug 22% 0.4 2.8
Sep 20% 0.4 2.2
Oct 16% 1.4 1.5
Nov 19% 3.6 1.8
Dec 19% 4.9 1.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 10.2 3.8
Feb 8 13.7 1.8
Mar 15 4.6 2.8
Apr 14 2.8 3
May 27 0 7.4
Jun 23 1 6.9
Jul 28 1 8.4
Aug 22 1 7.1
Sep 20 1 5.6
Oct 16 3.6 3.8
Nov 19 9.1 4.6
Dec 19 12.4 4.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Zwickau has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (58% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (86.4%).

Wind in Zwickau is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by March and December. January’s average wind speed of around 6.4 knots (7.3 MPH or 11.8 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 12.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 6.4 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Feb 5.7 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.2 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Apr 5.4 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
May 5.2 Light breeze 10.8 Significant breeze
Jun 5.1 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.1 Light breeze 10.9 Significant breeze
Aug 4.5 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.8 Light breeze 9.9 Significant breeze
Oct 4.7 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.6 Light breeze 10.1 Significant breeze
Dec 5.8 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 84.6%
Feb 78.6%
Mar 67.4%
Apr 58%
May 62.6%
Jun 62.7%
Jul 62.3%
Aug 64.1%
Sep 73.8%
Oct 80.8%
Nov 86.4%
Dec 86.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Zwickau?

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 Zwickau, Germany is August, followed by May and April. 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 Zwickau 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

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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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 36 in June means 36% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Zwickau Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 66.3°F (19.1°C) and 41.5°F (5.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Zwickau, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 65.3°F (18.5°C) and 35.9°F (2.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 6 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 far too cold this time of year in Zwickau to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 41.5°F (5.3°C) and 30.2°F (-1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 2 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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