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Best time to visit Frankfurt, Germany

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The best time to visit Frankfurt is September

Want to know when to travel to Frankfurt? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, September is the best time to go to Frankfurt. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

The warmest month of the year in Frankfurt is July, where the average temperature gets to around 25℃ (77℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 29℃ (84℉) on the hottest days in summer. The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as -6℃ (22℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Frankfurt in July, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. On average it rains the most days in December, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Find out everything you need to know about when to visit Frankfurt below, including detailed information about the weather and tools to help you find the best prices and book your trip.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

July

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Frankfurt seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Frankfurt as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt

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 Frankfurt 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.

Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt 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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Frankfurt in January

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 7 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Frankfurt in February

  • Average temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average low temperature: -0℃ (32℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 6 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Frankfurt in March

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Frankfurt in April

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Frankfurt in May

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Frankfurt in June

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 10 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Frankfurt in July

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Frankfurt in August

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Frankfurt in September

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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

Frankfurt in October

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Frankfurt in November

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (47℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Frankfurt in December

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 16 days
  • Average snow days: 6 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt, 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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