Germany weather in August

Are you planning a trip to Germany in August and wondering what kind of weather to expect? Look no further than this page for all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Germany in August?

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

During August in Germany, the average maximum temperature varies from pleasant in Oberstdorf with 20°C (67°F) to high in Altlußheim with 27°C (80°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 15°C (60°F) in Altlußheim and 9°C (48°F) in Oberstdorf.

Precipitation in August varies from moderate in Waghäusel with an average of 54mm (2.13 inches) of rainfall to heavy in Mittenwald with 218mm (8.59 inches). It is also generally a sunny time of year with an average of 210 hours of sunshine in Berlin during the entire month.

To learn more about the weather conditions in specific areas of Germany, check out the map below.

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.

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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 / 3.5inches 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 26°C (78°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C (58°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
<<  
26°C / 78°F 
15°C / 58°F 
232 hours 
83mm / 3.25" 
14 days 
26°C / 78°F 
14°C / 58°F 
210 hours 
63mm / 2.46" 
13 days 
21°C / 69°F 
11°C / 51°F 
162 hours 
57mm / 2.25" 
13 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 14°C (58°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
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
25°C / 77°F 
15°C / 58°F 
209 hours 
84mm / 3.30" 
15 days 
25°C / 76°F 
14°C / 58°F 
198 hours 
84mm / 3.30" 
15 days 
21°C / 69°F 
11°C / 52°F 
151 hours 
75mm / 2.96" 
15 days 
Climate in Cologne

Average weather in Binz

In August Binz generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 21°C (70°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 17°C (62°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
<<  
21°C / 69°F 
16°C / 62°F 
76mm / 2.98" 
14 days 
21°C / 70°F 
17°C / 62°F 
84mm / 3.31" 
13 days 
18°C / 65°F 
14°C / 57°F 
81mm / 3.19" 
14 days 
Climate in Binz

Average weather in Munich

In August Munich generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 25°C (77°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C (57°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 / 77°F 
14°C / 57°F 
240 hours 
120mm / 4.73" 
15 days 
25°C / 77°F 
14°C / 57°F 
222 hours 
115mm / 4.54" 
16 days 
20°C / 68°F 
10°C / 50°F 
165 hours 
97mm / 3.80" 
12 days 
Climate in Munich

Average weather in Hamburg

In August Hamburg generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C (74°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C (56°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
<<  
24°C / 75°F 
13°C / 56°F 
216 hours 
89mm / 3.51" 
17 days 
24°C / 74°F 
13°C / 56°F 
207 hours 
82mm / 3.23" 
16 days 
20°C / 67°F 
10°C / 51°F 
142 hours 
64mm / 2.52" 
15 days 
Climate in Hamburg

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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.

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