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 May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July and August
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are January, May, June, July, August 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
43%
2.6in
February 38°F/45°F
39%
2in
March 41°F/52°F
33%
2.2in
April 49°F/63°F
29%
1.5in
May 54°F/67°F
44%
2.9in
June 59°F/74°F
41%
2.6in
July 63°F/77°F
41%
3in
August 63°F/77°F
38%
2.6in
September 56°F/70°F
27%
1.6in
October 50°F/61°F
30%
2.3in
November 45°F/50°F
36%
2in
December 40°F/43°F
47%
3.1in

Weather and climate in Cologne

  • Between january and march the climate is the worst possible. By early evening, the temperature averages 47°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, 14 days of rain are expected.
  • Between june and september the climate is beautiful. At lunchtime, it's 68°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 2.3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of november the climate is bad. In average, on the morning it is 43°F.
  • In december the climate is the worst possible. the thermometer goes up to 43°F°C.

Cologne : Cologne blue hour


Charts: temperature and rainfall in Cologne

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Cologne: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Humidity



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