Cologne weather in April (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Curious about the April weather in Cologne? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.
In April, Cologne typically experiences moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 60°F (show in °C). But by evening, they drop to around 42°F.
Cologne in April usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 2.3 inches (show in mm) for the month. It is the driest month of the year. For those who prefer outdoor activities, it's a great time to explore without the huge concern of sudden downpours. Rain is expected on roughly 16 days.
The city usually sees around 173 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.
Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm May, June, July, August and September typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, November and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Cologne climate page with graphs.
Cologne, monthly averages in April
Where to go in Germany in AprilFind out more about the weather in Germany in April and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Cologne in April?Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in April.
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