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Best time to visit Munich, Germany

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The best time to visit Munich is April-May

While Munich is a popular destination to visit all year round, April-May is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

In summer, the temperature in Munich can rise as high as 26℃ (79℉). In the winter, temperatures can get down to -9℃ (16℉) around January.

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Munich, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Munich in May – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Find out everything you need to know about when to visit Munich 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

November

Most daylight

July

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Munich seasons

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

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 Munich 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.

Munich 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 Munich 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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Munich in January

  • Average temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 13 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Munich in February

  • Average temperature: 0℃ (32℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 12 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Munich in March

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") 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 Munich in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Munich in April

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Munich in May

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 75mm (3") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Munich in June

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 18 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Munich in July

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Munich in August

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 18 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Munich in September

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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

Munich in October

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 48mm (2") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Munich in November

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Munich in December

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 48mm (2") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 10 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Munich 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 Munich is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 24℃ (74℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Munich is generally around November. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in November first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Munich is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Munich, 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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