Temperatures in Germany in May

Germany in May has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from very cold in Zugspitze with 1°C (34°F) to moderate temperatures in Karlsruhe with 21°C (70°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 10°C (49°F) in Karlsruhe and -5°C (23°F) in Zugspitze.

What is the temperature for the different cities in Germany in May

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

Legend very warm warm moderate cold very cold
On this map very warm means daytime maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold means lower than 2ºC (36ºF).

  • What is the warmest city in May in Germany?
  • Karlsruhe tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and minimum nighttime temperature around 10°C (49°F).

  • What is the coldest city in May in Germany?
  • The coldest city in May in Germany is Zugspitze when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 1°C (34°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around -5°C (23°F).

  • How much sun does Germany get in May?
  • May is generally a sunny month with an average of 230 hours of sunshine in Berlin during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in May?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 10°C (50°F) in Emden this month, so not the best month to swim.

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