Cologne weather in October (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Curious about the October weather in Cologne? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.
Cologne in October usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 3.2 inches (show in mm) for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 15 days of the month will see rainfall.
The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 106 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.
In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days 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 October
Where to go in Germany in OctoberFind out more about the weather in Germany in October and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Cologne in October?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 October.
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