Climate in Copenhagen (Hovedstaden), Denmark

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Copenhagen, Denmark.

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

Daily percent of sunshine

The mean percent of sunhours during the day over the year

Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

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 Copenhagen (Hovedstaden)

WED Sep 22
22°C | 12°C

Partly cloudy

THU Sep 23
15°C | 12°C

Moderate rain

FRI Sep 24
16°C | 11°C

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Copenhagen in Denmark

Copenhagen experiences unstable and changing weather patterns in all four seasons, as well as temperatures about 5 degrees higher than average for its latitude worldwide. The main reason for this warmth is the Atlantic Gulf Stream. Precipitation is moderate throughout the year, with a small peak during June to August. Snowfall occurs mainly from late December until early March, but snow cover seldom lasts long. Rain during these months is as common as snow, and the average temperatures for the winter months is near the freezing point.

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

  • During the month of 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 warmest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 22°C (71°F).
  • The coldest month is February 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.
  • February is the driest month.
  • July is the most sunny month.
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