Cologne weather in August (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in August. The average maximum daytime temperature in Cologne in August lies at 24.6°C (76.28°F). The average minimum temperature is 13.0°C (55.4°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 82mm (3.2in). The sun also shows itself regularly this month with 198 hours of sunshine during the entire month. August is known as one of the best months to visit Cologne.


So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Cologne should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very nice and warm.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

 

Monthly Averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 13 °C
Max Temperature 24 °C
Precipitation 82mm
Sunshine Hours 198

Where to stay in Cologne

Where to go in Germany in August

Find out more about the weather in Germany in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Weather Forecasts for Cologne (North Rhine-Westphalia)

Fri   Feb 03
10°C | 7°C
W 29 km/h
1.2 mm
overcast and showers

overcast and showers

Sat   Feb 04
9°C | 5°C
NW 7 km/h
0.1 mm
broken and no rain

broken and no rain

Sun   Feb 05
7°C | 3°C
NW 25 km/h
1.7 mm
half cloudy and showers

half cloudy and showers

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