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Best time to visit Denmark

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The best time to visit Denmark is April-August

Are you looking to travel to Denmark and want to find out when the best times to visit are? You’re in the right place! The perfect time to visit Denmark is April-August due to the excellent weather conditions, and you might even find that the cost of flights and accommodation are lower than if you travel during the peak holiday seasons.

The very hottest temperatures in Copenhagen, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Denmark, tend to reach around 23℃ (73℉) in the height of summer. The temperature at night in the winter can drop to as low as -4℃ (25℉), although this can differ at other destinations across Denmark depending on the geography.

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Denmark, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. The wet season in Denmark usually falls during the months surrounding August each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Discover top destinations in Denmark below and find out everything you need to know about when to travel, including detailed climate and weather information, and tools to help you find the best prices to help you book your trip.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

August

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Denmark seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Denmark is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Best time to visit the top destinations in Denmark

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
CopenhagenApril-August
3℃
1℃
3℃
0℃
5℃
2℃
10℃
5℃
14℃
9℃
18℃
13℃
20℃
15℃
20℃
16℃
17℃
13℃
12℃
9℃
8℃
6℃
5℃
2℃
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Top FAQs

Denmark is in Europe.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Denmark:

The warmest month of the year in Copenhagen, one of the most popular places to visit in Denmark, is July.
The driest month of the year in Copenhagen, Denmark, is usually around April each year.

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