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:
|Month||Average temp.||Rainfall||Our opinion||View Details|
|January||2°C/5°C||83mm||very bad weather||Cologne in january|
|February||3°C/6°C||64mm||very bad weather||Cologne in february|
|March||5°C/11°C||64mm||very bad weather||Cologne in march|
|April||9°C/17°C||51mm||tolerable weather||Cologne in april|
|May||12°C/20°C||87mm||tolerable weather||Cologne in may|
|June||14°C/23°C||89mm||tolerable weather||Cologne in june|
|July||17°C/25°C||94mm||tolerable weather||Cologne in july|
|August||17°C/25°C||84mm||good weather||Cologne in august|
|September||14°C/21°C||56mm||good weather||Cologne in september|
|October||10°C/16°C||60mm||tolerable weather||Cologne in october|
|November||7°C/10°C||72mm||bad weather||Cologne in november|
|December||4°C/6°C||101mm||very bad weather||Cologne in december|
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.
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.
Map of Germany
Cologne appears on the map below with a blue icon. The other cities or locations in Germany appear on the map with a black icon. Click for information about the climate.