Best time to go to Cologne Average weather of Cologne, Germany

Get the perfect time to go to Cologne in Germany from seasonal averages below.

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 August and September
  • On average, the warmest months are 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 2°C/5°C
February 3°C/6°C
March 5°C/11°C
April 9°C/17°C
May 12°C/20°C
June 14°C/23°C
July 17°C/25°C
August 17°C/25°C
September 14°C/21°C
October 10°C/16°C
November 7°C/10°C
December 4°C/6°C

Weather and climate in Cologne

  • Between january and march the climate is the worst possible. By early evening, the temperature averages 8°C and, in march, 11 days of rain are expected.
  • From april to may the climate is just OK. The temperature rises to 20°C and, in may, 15 days of rain are expected.
  • Between june and september the climate is beautiful. At lunchtime, it's 21°C in average.
  • In the month of october the climate is not good, but still OK. The temperature rises to 16°C and you can expect to have 60mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of november the climate is bad. In average, on the morning it is 6°C.
  • In december the climate is the worst possible. the thermometer goes up to 6°C°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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