Weather in August in Germany

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in August in Germany. Is this month a good time to go to Germany? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Germany in August?

The weather conditions in Germany in August range from poor to perfect depending on the destination. It is a summer month.

During August in Germany, the average temperature ranges from low in Zugspitze with 7°C (44°F) to high in Freiburg im Breisgau with 28°C (82°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 15°C (58°F) in Freiburg im Breisgau and 1°C (34°F) in Zugspitze.

Precipitation in August ranges from moderate in Ostseebad Sellin with an average of 54mm (2.1inch) rainfall to heavy in Zugspitze with 178mm (7inch). It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 210 hours of sunshine in Berlin during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Germany.

Where to go in Germany in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Germany on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Germany

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in Germany?

Average weather in Berlin

In August Berlin generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C (75°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C (54°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Berlin
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
25°C / 77°F 
12°C / 54°F 
232 hours 
55mm / 2.2inch 
7 days 
24°C / 75°F 
12°C / 54°F 
210 hours 
65mm / 2.6inch 
7 days 
20°C / 68°F 
9°C / 48°F 
162 hours 
46mm / 1.8inch 
8 days 
Climate in Berlin

Average weather in Cologne

In August Cologne generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 25°C (76°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C (55°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Cologne
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
25°C / 77°F 
14°C / 56°F 
209 hours 
87mm / 3.4inch 
25°C / 76°F 
13°C / 55°F 
198 hours 
82mm / 3.2inch 
21°C / 69°F 
10°C / 50°F 
151 hours 
65mm / 2.6inch 
Climate in Cologne

Average weather in Binz

In August Binz generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C (72°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C (55°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Binz
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
22°C / 72°F 
13°C / 55°F 
72mm / 2.8inch 
10 days 
22°C / 72°F 
13°C / 55°F 
54mm / 2.1inch 
9 days 
18°C / 64°F 
10°C / 50°F 
55mm / 2.2inch 
9 days 
Climate in Binz

Average weather in Munich

In August Munich generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C (75°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C (58°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Munich
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
25°C / 76°F 
15°C / 58°F 
240 hours 
125mm / 4.9inch 
12 days 
24°C / 75°F 
15°C / 58°F 
222 hours 
115mm / 4.5inch 
11 days 
20°C / 67°F 
11°C / 51°F 
165 hours 
76mm / 3inch 
10 days 
Climate in Munich

Average weather in Hamburg

In August Hamburg generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C (72°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C (55°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Hamburg
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
22°C / 72°F 
13°C / 55°F 
216 hours 
82mm / 3.2inch 
11 days 
22°C / 72°F 
13°C / 55°F 
207 hours 
79mm / 3.1inch 
10 days 
18°C / 64°F 
10°C / 49°F 
142 hours 
66mm / 2.6inch 
11 days 
Climate in Hamburg

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Germany.

Is August the best time to go to Germany?

In our opinion August is one of the best times to visit Germany with commonly perfect weather in Berlin. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit Germany is in May, June, July, August and September with generally perfect weather in Berlin. The worst months are January, February, March, November and December that can have poor weather conditions.

Interested in more climate information?

We have much more information about the climate in Germany. Interested in the weather conditions in a specific month? Select the month below.

  • January      
  • February      
  • March      
  • April      
  • May      
  • June      
  • July      
  • August      
  • September      
  • October      
  • November      
  • December      
  • Weather and climate has detailed information for almost all countries in the world. Are you going to Germany? Get detailed historical weather averages for many cities in Germany.

    Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which suggests which destination suits your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.