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Best time to visit Dusseldorf, Germany

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The best time to visit Dusseldorf is June-July

Dusseldorf is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, June-July is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

The warmest month of the year in Dusseldorf is July, where the average temperature gets to around 24℃ (75℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 28℃ (83℉) on the hottest days in summer. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as -3℃ (26℉) at night.

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Dusseldorf, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. The wet season in Dusseldorf usually falls during the months surrounding December 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.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Dusseldorf below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

July

Dusseldorf seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Dusseldorf

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 Dusseldorf 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.

Dusseldorf 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 Dusseldorf 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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Dusseldorf in January

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Dusseldorf in February

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Dusseldorf in March

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Dusseldorf in April

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 11 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Dusseldorf in May

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Dusseldorf in June

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 13 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dusseldorf in June, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Dusseldorf in July

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dusseldorf 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.


Dusseldorf in August

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dusseldorf 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.


Dusseldorf in September

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 15mm (1") over 10 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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

Dusseldorf in October

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Dusseldorf in November

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Dusseldorf in December

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 15 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dusseldorf 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 Dusseldorf is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 24℃ (75℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Dusseldorf 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 Dusseldorf is generally around December, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of December too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Dusseldorf, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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