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    West central Germany

    Cologne weather and climate

    West central Germany

    Cologne weather and climate

    Day

    20 °C

    Night

    10 °C

    0

    Precipitation

    69 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    12 days

    in month

    Daylight

    15 hours

    average

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

    Humidity

    70 %

    Weather charts for Cologne

    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec24681012Temperature (° C)0510152025Precipitation (mm)0100
    Weather overview
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    Wet days chart
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    Sunhours per day chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecSunhours per day0246810246810
    Wind chart
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    Humidity chart
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    Weather overview for Cologne

    Weather overview

    Cologne (Germany) is a place with a mild climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 6.1 °C (43.0 °F) in January to 25.0 °C (77.0 °F) in July. Temperatures during the night go from 0.6 °C (33.1 °F) in January to 14.5 °C (58.1 °F) in July. The least rainy month in Cologne is April with its 11 days of rain, the rainiest month is December, when it rains 14 days.

    January weather

    The minimum of the day temperature can be noticed, with its value of 6.1 °C (43.0 °F) in Cologne, on the contrary the maximum of the sea temperature is observable in this month. The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, its value is 14 days. The minimum of the night temperature can be noticed in this month. The maximum of the wind speed is observable in this month.

    February weather

    The day temperature rise's start could be observed in February in Cologne. The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 12 days, while the beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed, with its value being 54 mm (2.12 in). The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, the value of this measure is 3 hours.

    March weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 11.4 °C (52.5 °F) in Cologne, while the night temperature starts to rise, with its value being 3.0 °C (37.4 °F). The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 3 hours. The rainfall amount starts to rise, with its value being 64 mm (2.51 in).

    April weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, its value is 15.7 °C (60.3 °F) in Cologne, and the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month too, with its value being 5.6 °C (42.1 °F). The minimum of the number of rainy days can be noticed, the value of this measure is 11 days, and the rainfall amount reaches its minimum as well, with its value of 51 mm (2.02 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, its value is 5 hours.

    May weather

    The tourist season is at its beginning in Cologne. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 20.4 °C (68.7 °F), and the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month too. The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 12 days, and the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed as well, its value is 69 mm (2.73 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month.

    June weather

    The tourist season is taking place in Cologne. The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, its value is 13 days, and the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed too. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 22.8 °C (73.0 °F), and the rise of the night temperature can be observed as well, with its value of 12.2 °C (54.0 °F). The day length reaches its maximum in this month.

    July weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Cologne. The maximum of the day temperature is observable, with its value of 25.0 °C (77.0 °F), and the night temperature is on its maximum as well in this month. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, its value is 6 hours. The rainfall amount is on its maximum, its value is 81 mm (3.20 in).

    August weather

    There is pending tourist season in August in Cologne. The beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed, and the night temperature descent's start could be observed as well, the value of this measure is 13.9 °C (57.0 °F). The beginning of the descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, with its value of 6 hours. The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed in August.

    September weather

    The tourist season is taking place in Cologne. The rainfall amount descent's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 68 mm (2.69 in). The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 20.3 °C (68.5 °F), and the descent of the night temperature can be observed too, with its value being 10.7 °C (51.3 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 5 hours.

    October weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 15.5 °C (59.9 °F) in Cologne, and the night temperature continues to descent as well, its value is 7.6 °C (45.7 °F). The rainfall amount continues to descent. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, its value is 3 hours.

    November weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 9.9 °C (49.8 °F) in Cologne, and the night temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, with its value being 4.4 °C (39.9 °F). The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed in this month. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month.

    December weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 6.6 °C (43.9 °F) in Cologne. The maximum of the number of rainy days can be noticed, the value of this measure is 14 days, while the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 70 mm (2.74 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its minimum, with its value being 1 hours. The minimum of the day length is observable, with its value being 8 hours. The maximum of the humidity is observable, the value of this measure is 90 %.

    FAQs

    Is April part of the dry season in Cologne?

    No, April is not a dry month in Cologne, expect rain approximately 11 days in a month.

    Is May a good month to visit Cologne?

    There are good conditions for visiting in Cologne in May. There are some people, who may feel a slight chill at 20.4 °C (68.7 °F), but others will feel perfectly fine. The temperature of 9.7 °C (49.5 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    How many days of precipitation on average can I expect in June in Cologne?

    In Cologne in June, we can expect 13 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 3.1 days of the week, or in general - 44 % days.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in Cologne in July?

    In July in Cologne, the average daily temperatures will be 25.0 °C (77.0 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    Is it hot in Cologne in August?

    In August in Cologne, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    Is there a wet season in Cologne in September?

    No, there is no wet season in Cologne in September - you can expect 11 days of rain during the month.

    How windy is Cologne in October?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in Cologne in October is 3.2.