Germany temperatures in January

Germany in January has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from very low in Oberstdorf with 0°C (33°F) to low temperatures in Kevelaer with 7°C (44°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 1°C (34°F) in Kevelaer and -8°C (18°F) in Oberstdorf. January is a winter month in Germany. On average, it is one of the coldest months of the year.

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

Find the average daytime temperatures in January 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 January in Germany?
  • Kevelaer tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 7°C (44°F) and a minimum nighttime temperature of around 1°C (34°F).

  • What is the coldest city in January in Germany?
  • The coldest city in January in Germany is Oberstdorf when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 0°C (33°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around -8°C (18°F).

  • How much sun does Germany get in January?
  • January is generally a dark month with an average of 57 hours of sunshine in Berlin during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in January?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 4°C (39°F) in Emden this month, so not the best month to swim.

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