Monthly climate in Hamburg, Germany

Last updated: June 27, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Hamburg features a oceanic climate (Cfb). Temperatures typically range between 3 °C (38 °F) and 19 °C (66 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to -15 °C (6 °F) or can rise to as high as 35 °C (96 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 767 mm (30.2 inches) and receives 143 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Hamburg enjoys an average of 3288 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 7 hours 32 minutes to 16 hours 56 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Hamburg, Germany §

The warmest months in Hamburg are June, July and August, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 18 to 19 °C (65 - 66 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in January, February and December, when daily mean temperatures range from 3 to 4 °C (38 - 40 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Hamburg experiences 25 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 39 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Hamburg, Germany. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum 13°C
(56°F)
18°C
(65°F)
20°C
(69°F)
27°C
(80°F)
31°C
(88°F)
33°C
(92°F)
35°C
(96°F)
35°C
(96°F)
31°C
(88°F)
27°C
(81°F)
19°C
(67°F)
12°C
(54°F)
Mean maximum 11°C
(53°F)
14°C
(57°F)
17°C
(64°F)
23°C
(74°F)
26°C
(80°F)
28°C
(83°F)
30°C
(86°F)
31°C
(88°F)
28°C
(82°F)
22°C
(71°F)
16°C
(60°F)
11°C
(53°F)
Average high 5°C
(41°F)
6°C
(43°F)
9°C
(49°F)
13°C
(56°F)
18°C
(64°F)
23°C
(73°F)
23°C
(73°F)
23°C
(74°F)
19°C
(67°F)
15°C
(59°F)
9°C
(48°F)
6°C
(43°F)
Daily mean 3°C
(38°F)
3°C
(38°F)
5°C
(42°F)
9°C
(48°F)
13°C
(56°F)
18°C
(65°F)
18°C
(65°F)
19°C
(66°F)
15°C
(59°F)
11°C
(53°F)
7°C
(44°F)
4°C
(40°F)
Average low 1°C
(34°F)
1°C
(34°F)
1°C
(35°F)
4°C
(39°F)
8°C
(47°F)
13°C
(56°F)
14°C
(57°F)
14°C
(58°F)
11°C
(52°F)
8°C
(48°F)
5°C
(40°F)
2°C
(37°F)
Mean minimum -5°C
(23°F)
-6°C
(21°F)
-5°C
(24°F)
-2°C
(28°F)
1°C
(34°F)
8°C
(46°F)
9°C
(48°F)
9°C
(48°F)
5°C
(41°F)
1°C
(35°F)
-1°C
(30°F)
-3°C
(26°F)
Minimum -10°C
(14°F)
-13°C
(9°F)
-15°C
(6°F)
-3°C
(27°F)
-1°C
(31°F)
7°C
(44°F)
7°C
(45°F)
6°C
(44°F)
2°C
(36°F)
-2°C
(29°F)
-3°C
(27°F)
-11°C
(13°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Hamburg, Germany §

Hamburg usually has the most precipitation in July, August and October, with an average of 13 rainy days and 77 mm (3.0 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Hamburg are April, September and November. On average, 49 mm (1.9 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Hamburg, Germany. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average precipitation mm (inches) 62 (2.4) 55 (2.2) 63 (2.5) 45 (1.8) 70 (2.8) 70 (2.7) 83 (3.3) 73 (2.9) 51 (2.0) 76 (3.0) 51 (2.0) 69 (2.7)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 11 11 12 10 13 11 12 14 10 15 11 13

Monthly sunshine hours in Hamburg, Germany §

The sunniest months in Hamburg are May, June and July, when the sun shines an average of 13 hours 12 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Hamburg: January, November and December receive an average of 3 hours 49 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Hamburg, Germany. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean monthly sunshine hours 98 179 254 351 396 408 411 384 308 245 153 100
Mean daily daylight hours 8h 5m 9h 48m 11h 54m 14h 2m 15h 56m 16h 56m 16h 24m 14h 41m 12h 37m 10h 30m 8h 34m 7h 32m

Solar UV radiation in Hamburg, Germany §

Hamburg experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in May, July and August, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 6 - 8, which corresponds to the High / Very High category of sun exposure. January, February and December are in the Low exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 2. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Hamburg UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Hamburg, Germany. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (month maximum) 1 2 4 5 6 4 8 7 5 3 2 1