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Best time to visit Berlin, Germany

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The best time to visit Berlin is September

When’s the best time to visit Berlin, you ask? Based on several factors like the weather and climate, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, the best time to go to Berlin is September.

The warmest month of the year in Berlin is July, where the average temperature gets to around 25℃ (77℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 28℃ (83℉) on the hottest days in summer. In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of -2℃ (29℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Berlin during the day, the sun stays up the longest around August. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Berlin in July – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Berlin, as well as our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

August

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Berlin seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Berlin as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Berlin is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

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

Average temperatures in Berlin

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Berlin for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Berlin climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Berlin for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Berlin in January

  • Average temperature: 0℃ (33℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average low temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 10 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Berlin in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Berlin in February

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (35℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 7 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Berlin in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Berlin in March

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Berlin in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Berlin in April

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Berlin in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Berlin in May

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Berlin in May, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Berlin in June

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Berlin in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Berlin in July

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 43mm (2") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Berlin in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Berlin in August

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Berlin in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Berlin in September

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 10 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Berlin in September, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.

Berlin in October

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Berlin in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Berlin in November

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Berlin in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Berlin in December

  • Average temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average low temperature: 0℃ (32℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 6 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Berlin in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Berlin is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 25℃ (77℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Berlin is generally around April. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in April first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Berlin is generally around July, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of July too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Berlin, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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