Cologne weather in August (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
What can you expect from the weather in Cologne during August? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.
In Cologne, August is characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. August falls within the summer season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 25°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to 14°C.
Cologne in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 84 mm (show in inches) for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 15 days of rain.
The city usually sees around 198 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.
So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. May, June, July, August and September typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Cologne climate page with graphs.
Cologne, monthly averages in August
Where to go in Germany in AugustFind out more about the weather in Germany in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Cologne in August?For visitors traveling to Cologne, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.
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