Average Weather during December in Cologne, Germany

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Cologne in December is 0.0°C (32°F). The amount of rain in December is high with an average of 90mm (3.5in). This month is known as a chilly month. The average maximum temperature lies around 4.0°C (39.2°F). During the night it can cool down. In this month you will hardly see any sunshine with 39 hours of sun during the whole month.

So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Cologne should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. You can also expect some days or nights with snow. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat. Since climate change is one of the main problems the world faces these days we recommend to buy sustainable or second hand cloths. We made a deal with our partner praNa which means this month you get 70% off the original price of Women’s Dresses + Free shipping with code DRESS70.

No idea where to travel to this year? We now have a tool which suggests which destination suits your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.

For other monthly average weather and what to do in December look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 0 °C
Max Temperature 4 °C
Chance of Rain 63%
Precipitation 90mm
Rainy Days 19
Sunshine Hours 39

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in .

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
3/10
Walking
3/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
3/10

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