When is the best time to go to Cologne?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Cologne are June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are July and December

For full information about the climate and weather in Cologne a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 36°F/41°F
February 36°F/43°F
March 40°F/54°F
April 47°F/63°F
May 52°F/67°F
June 56°F/72°F
July 61°F/77°F
August 59°F/76°F
September 54°F/70°F
October 49°F/61°F
November 45°F/50°F
December 38°F/41°F

Weather and climate in Cologne

  • Between january and march the climate is the worst possible. By early evening, the temperature averages 45°F and, in march, 10 days of rain are expected.
  • From april to may the climate is just OK. The temperature rises to 67°F and, in may, 15 days of rain are expected.
  • Between june and september the climate is beautiful. At lunchtime, it's 70°F in average.
  • In the month of october the climate is not good, but still OK. The temperature rises to 61°F and you can expect to have 2.7in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of november the climate is bad. In average, on the morning it is 41°F.
  • In december the climate is the worst possible. the thermometer goes up to 41°F°C.

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Chart: temperature and rainfall in Cologne

The chart below allows you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Cologne: minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

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