Germany weather in October

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in October 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 October?

The weather conditions in Germany in October range from poor to tolerable depending on the destination.

During October in Germany, the average maximum temperature ranges from very low in Zugspitze with 1°C (33°F) to moderate in Freiburg im Breisgau with 16°C (61°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 7°C (44°F) in Freiburg im Breisgau and -4°C (24°F) in Zugspitze.

Precipitation in October ranges from moderate in Leipzig with an average of 31mm (1.2inch) rainfall to heavy in Feldberg with 163mm (6.4inch). It is the driest month of the year in Berlin. It is also generally a moderately sunny period with an average of 111 hours of sunshine in Berlin during the entire month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Germany.

Where to go in Germany in October

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

Average weather in Berlin

In October Berlin generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 15°C (59°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 5°C (41°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable 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
20°C / 68°F 
9°C / 48°F 
162 hours 
46mm / 1.8inch 
8 days 
15°C / 59°F 
5°C / 41°F 
111 hours 
35mm / 1.4inch 
8 days 
9°C / 48°F 
2°C / 36°F 
52 hours 
50mm / 2inch 
10 days 
poor 
Climate in Berlin

Average weather in Cologne

In October Cologne generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 15°C (59°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 7°C (45°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Cologne
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
21°C / 69°F 
10°C / 50°F 
151 hours 
65mm / 2.6inch 
15°C / 59°F 
7°C / 45°F 
106 hours 
63mm / 2.5inch 
10°C / 50°F 
4°C / 38°F 
60 hours 
62mm / 2.4inch 
poor 
Climate in Cologne

Average weather in Binz

In October Binz generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 13°C (55°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 7°C (45°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Binz
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
18°C / 64°F 
10°C / 50°F 
55mm / 2.2inch 
9 days 
13°C / 55°F 
7°C / 45°F 
45mm / 1.8inch 
9 days 
7°C / 45°F 
3°C / 37°F 
57mm / 2.2inch 
11 days 
poor 
Climate in Binz

Average weather in Munich

In October Munich generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 14°C (58°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 7°C (44°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable 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
20°C / 67°F 
11°C / 51°F 
165 hours 
76mm / 3inch 
10 days 
14°C / 58°F 
7°C / 44°F 
126 hours 
66mm / 2.6inch 
9 days 
8°C / 46°F 
2°C / 35°F 
76 hours 
62mm / 2.4inch 
11 days 
poor 
Climate in Munich

Average weather in Hamburg

In October Hamburg generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 13°C (55°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 6°C (43°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant 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
18°C / 64°F 
10°C / 49°F 
142 hours 
66mm / 2.6inch 
11 days 
13°C / 55°F 
6°C / 43°F 
108 hours 
67mm / 2.6inch 
10 days 
8°C / 46°F 
2°C / 36°F 
53 hours 
71mm / 2.8inch 
12 days 
poor 
Climate in Hamburg

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Germany.

Is October the best time to go to Germany?

In our opinion October is a good time to visit Germany with commonly tolerable weather in Berlin. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

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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