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Hamburg weather in August (Hansestadt Hamburg, Germany)

Planning a trip to Hamburg in August? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

Temperatures

In Hamburg, August is characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. August is a summer month. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 24°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 13°C.

Precipitation

Hamburg in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 82 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 16 days of rain.

Average sunshine

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 207 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. June, July, August and September typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Hamburg climate page with graphs.

 

Hamburg, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 13°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 24°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 52%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 82 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 16 days  
HumidityHumidity 76%  
WindspeedWindspeed 11 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 207 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Germany in August

Find out more about the weather in Germany and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Hamburg, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

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

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Barbeque
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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