Weather in March in Germany

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in March 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 March?

The weather in Germany in March ranges from poor to unpleasant depending on the destination.

March has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from very cold in Zugspitze with -7°C (19°F) to moderate temperatures in Freiburg im Breisgau with 13°C (55°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 2°C (36°F) in Freiburg im Breisgau and -12°C (10°F) in Zugspitze.

Precipitation ranges from low in Magdeburg with 29mm (1.1inch) rainfall to heavy in Zugspitze with 230mm (9.1inch) snow/rainfall. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 122 hours of sunshine in Berlin during the whole month.

Where to go in Germany in March

Find the average weather conditions in March 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 March for the 5 most popular destinations in Germany?

Average weather in Berlin

In March Berlin generally has cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 9°C (48°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 0°C (32°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor 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
5°C / 41°F 
-2°C / 28°F 
72 hours 
37mm / 1.5inch 
8 days 
poor 
9°C / 48°F 
0°C / 32°F 
122 hours 
40mm / 1.6inch 
9 days 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
15°C / 59°F 
3°C / 37°F 
192 hours 
42mm / 1.7inch 
8 days 
Climate in Berlin

Average weather in Cologne

In March Cologne generally has cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 12°C (53°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 2°C (36°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Cologne
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
7°C / 45°F 
0°C / 32°F 
80 hours 
52mm / 2inch 
poor 
12°C / 53°F 
2°C / 36°F 
125 hours 
55mm / 2.2inch 
April   >> April
>>  
16°C / 61°F 
5°C / 40°F 
173 hours 
47mm / 1.9inch 
Climate in Cologne

Average weather in Binz

In March Binz generally has cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 7°C (45°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 0°C (33°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Binz
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
3°C / 37°F 
-2°C / 28°F 
33mm / 1.3inch 
8 days 
poor 
7°C / 45°F 
0°C / 33°F 
42mm / 1.7inch 
10 days 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
12°C / 54°F 
3°C / 37°F 
45mm / 1.8inch 
10 days 
Climate in Binz

Average weather in Munich

In March Munich generally has cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 10°C (49°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 2°C (35°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor 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
5°C / 41°F 
-2°C / 29°F 
100 hours 
46mm / 1.8inch 
9 days 
poor 
10°C / 49°F 
2°C / 35°F 
133 hours 
65mm / 2.6inch 
11 days 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
15°C / 58°F 
5°C / 41°F 
170 hours 
65mm / 2.6inch 
11 days 
Climate in Munich

Average weather in Hamburg

In March Hamburg generally has cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 8°C (46°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 1°C (34°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor 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
5°C / 40°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
67 hours 
48mm / 1.9inch 
9 days 
poor 
8°C / 46°F 
1°C / 34°F 
105 hours 
66mm / 2.6inch 
11 days 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
12°C / 54°F 
3°C / 37°F 
171 hours 
42mm / 1.7inch 
9 days 
Climate in Hamburg

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Is March the best time to go to Germany?

In our opinion March is not the best time to visit Germany with commonly poor weather in Berlin.

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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