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

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in July. The average maximum daytime temperature in Cologne in July lies at 23.9°C (75.02°F). Usually it is the warmest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 13.9°C (57.02°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during July is moderate with an average of 83mm (3.3 inches). This makes it the wettest month of the year. There are generally around 16 rainy days. The sun also shows itself regularly this month with 209 hours of sunshine during the entire month. July is known as one of the best months to visit Cologne.


Cologne, monthly averages in July

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Min Temperature 57 °F  
Max Temperature 75 °F  
Chance of Rain 56%  
Precipitation 3 in  
Rainy days 17 days  
Sunshine 209 hrs *  

Where to stay in Cologne

Where to go in Germany in July

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

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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in July? 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.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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