Climate in Hamburg (Hansestadt Hamburg), Germany

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Weather data from: Hamburg, Germany.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

Weather Forecasts for Hamburg (Hansestadt Hamburg)

WED Dec 01
9°C | 2°C

Heavy rain

THU Dec 02
2°C | -0°C

Moderate snow

FRI Dec 03
4°C | 1°C

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Hamburg in Germany

The maritime climate in Hamburg is strongly influenced by its location near the river Elbe. The climate is characterized by a slight temperature difference between summer and winter. Hamburg enjoys four seasons. Autumn is the season here where you will experience most rain. In winter it is cold, but the average temperature is mostly above zero degrees Celsius (32°F). In the spring, the temperature begins to raise slowly to a very pleasant temperature. In summer Hamburg has a few days with tropical temperatures.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of June, July and August you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • The months of July have a high chance of precipitation.
  • The warmest month is August with an average maximum temperature of 22°C (71°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 3°C (37°F).
  • July is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • April is the driest month.
  • May is the most sunny month.
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