When is the best time to go to Denmark?

When is the best time to go to Denmark? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Denmark, the weather is good everywhere in June, July, August and September
  • The best months to go to Copenhagen are June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Copenhagen are July and August, and the coldest month of the year is February
  • August is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Billund, Fredericia, Viborg, Aabenraa, Aalborg, Assens, Espergaerde, Haderslev, Hadsund and Hals, with good weather at least 5 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Copenhagen are July and August

Annual weather in Denmark

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Denmark for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 34°F to 45°F
2 to 13 days*
February 32°F to 45°F
2 to 11 days*
March 36°F to 45°F
2 to 10 days*
April 43°F to 54°F
1 to 7 days*
May 45°F to 61°F
2 to 7 days*
June 49°F to 68°F
3 to 7 days*
July 52°F to 72°F
4 to 9 days*
August 52°F to 70°F
4 to 10 days*
September 52°F to 65°F
2 to 8 days*
October 47°F to 56°F
3 to 12 days*
November 43°F to 50°F
2 to 13 days*
December 38°F to 45°F
2 to 13 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Denmark by cities

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The best months to go to Copenhagen are june, july, august and september.

Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands

No month is ideal for visiting Faroe Islands



The best months to go to Odense are june, july, august and september.

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Temperatures and rainfall in Denmark

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Denmark and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Copenhagen, Faroe Islands, Odense, Billund and Fredericia, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Denmark

Find out when Denmark has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Denmark

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, November and December. The number of visitors to Denmark is high in: May, June, July, August, September and October.

  • Very low season in Denmark: January, February, March and December.
  • Low season in Denmark: April and November.
  • High season in Denmark: May, June, September and October.
  • Peak season in Denmark: July and August.

Figure: Visitor index for Denmark month by month

Average price for flights to Denmark

A return flight between London and Copenhagen is generally cheaper if you go in january ($ 54 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 30 more for your airline ticket to Copenhagen if you go in april.

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Where to go in Denmark?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Faroe Islands45°F45°F45°F45°F47°F52°F54°F54°F54°F50°F49°F45°F
Snedsted (Thy National Park)40°F40°F43°F49°F56°F61°F65°F67°F63°F56°F49°F43°F


good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather

About Denmark

What can I do in Denmark?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage


Family travel

Crafts / shopping



Is this weather information for Denmark reliable?

Climate data for Denmark has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Denmark allows us to determine the average for each month in Copenhagen, Faroe Islands, Odense, Billund, Fredericia, Frederikshavn, Greve, Læsø, and 92 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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