Germany temperatures in December

Germany in December has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from very low in Oberstdorf with 1°C (34°F) to low temperatures in Helgoland with 8°C (47°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 4°C (40°F) in Helgoland and -7°C (19°F) in Oberstdorf. December is a winter month in Germany.

What is the temperature of the different cities in Germany in December?

Find the average daytime temperatures in December for the most popular destinations in Germany on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Pleasant: 18ºC (64ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF) Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 18ºC (64ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold: lower than 2ºC (36ºF)

  • What is the warmest city in December in Germany?
  • Helgoland tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 8°C (47°F) and a minimum nighttime temperature of around 4°C (40°F).

  • What is the coldest city in December in Germany?
  • The coldest city in December in Germany is Oberstdorf when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 1°C (34°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around -7°C (19°F).

  • How much sun does Germany get in December?
  • December is generally a dark month with an average of 47 hours of sunshine in Berlin during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in December?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 7°C (45°F) in Emden this month, so not the best month to swim.

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