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Temperature in Germany in January

January in Germany has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from very low in Oberstdorf with 0°C to low temperatures in Kevelaer with 7°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 1°C in Kevelaer and -8°C in Oberstdorf. January is a winter month. On average, it is one of the coldest months of the year.

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

Explore the map below to discover average January temperatures at the top destinations in Germany. For a deeper dive, simply click on any destination dot.

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Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30°C. Warm: 22°C to 30°C. Pleasant: 18°C to 22°C Moderate: 12°C to 18°C. Cold: 2°C to 12°C. Very cold: lower than 2°C

  • What is the warmest city in January in Germany?
  • Kevelaer tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 7°C and a minimum nighttime temperature of around 1°C.

  • What is the coldest city in January in Germany?
  • For the month of January, Oberstdorf is the most temperate city in Germany based on our records. With highs averaging 0°C and nighttime temperatures dipping to around -8°C.

  • How much sun does Germany get in January?
  • The city Berlin usually sees around 57 hours of sunlight, indicating fewer sunny days.

  • What is the water's temperature in January?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 4°C in Emden this month, so not the best month to swim.

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