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 Aalborg, Herning, Billund, Fredericia, Viborg, Aabenraa, Assens, Espergaerde, Haderslev and Hadsund, with good weather at least 5 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Copenhagen are July and August

Where and when to go based on the weather?

Central Denmark Region
Aarhus, Herning, Ringkøbing...

May, June, July, August and September
54°F to 72°F°C
2 to 10 days
52°F to 67°F
4 to 10 days
56°F to 58°F
January, February, March, April, November and December
38°F to 54°F°C
1 to 10 days
38°F to 54°F

Faroe Islands

All year round
45°F to 54°F°C
4 to 13 days
45°F to 54°F

North Denmark Region
Aalborg, Thisted, Hirtshals...

June, July, August and September
61°F to 70°F°C
2 to 10 days
58°F to 67°F
May and October
54°F to 61°F°C
3 to 8 days
52°F to 56°F
January, February, March, April, November and December
38°F to 54°F°C
1 to 8 days
38°F to 52°F

Region of Southern Denmark
Odense, Esbjerg, Marstal...

June, July, August and September
63°F to 72°F°C
3 to 10 days
59°F to 67°F
May and October
56°F to 61°F°C
2 to 9 days
54°F to 58°F
January, February, March, April, November and December
38°F to 54°F°C
1 to 9 days
38°F to 52°F

Copenhagen, Naestved, Stege...

June, July, August and September
61°F to 72°F°C
3 to 9 days
58°F to 67°F
May and October
54°F to 61°F°C
2 to 6 days
49°F to 56°F
January, February, March, April, November and December
38°F to 54°F°C
1 to 7 days
36°F to 50°F

To get all the information about the climate and weather in Denmark for a specific month, click on the corresponding link below:

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Best time to travel to Denmark by cities

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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, Odense, Aalborg, Aarhus and Esbjerg, 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, October, November and December. The number of visitors to Denmark is high in: May, June, July, August and September.

  • Very low season in Denmark: January, February and March.
  • Low season in Denmark: April, October, November and December.
  • High season in Denmark: May, June and September.
  • 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 New York City and Copenhagen is generally cheaper if you go in february ($ 526 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 653 more for your airline ticket to Copenhagen if you go in july.

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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.


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, Odense, Aalborg, Aarhus, Esbjerg, Herning, Hirtshals, Marstal, and 94 other cities.

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

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