Monthly climate in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany

Last updated: June 26, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Frankfurt am Main features a oceanic climate (Cfb). Temperatures typically range between 3 °C (37 °F) and 21 °C (70 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to -11 °C (12 °F) or can rise to as high as 40 °C (104 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 719 mm (28.3 inches) and receives 129 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Frankfurt am Main enjoys an average of 3352 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 8 hours 9 minutes to 16 hours 15 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany §

The warmest months in Frankfurt am Main are June, July and August, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 20 to 21 °C (68 - 70 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in January, February and December, when daily mean temperatures range from 3 to 4 °C (37 - 40 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Frankfurt am Main experiences 52 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 44 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, 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)
22°C
(73°F)
27°C
(80°F)
32°C
(90°F)
37°C
(99°F)
40°C
(104°F)
36°C
(97°F)
33°C
(92°F)
27°C
(81°F)
21°C
(70°F)
15°C
(59°F)
Mean maximum 12°C
(53°F)
15°C
(59°F)
19°C
(67°F)
24°C
(75°F)
28°C
(83°F)
31°C
(88°F)
33°C
(92°F)
33°C
(92°F)
30°C
(86°F)
23°C
(74°F)
18°C
(64°F)
13°C
(55°F)
Average high 5°C
(41°F)
8°C
(46°F)
11°C
(52°F)
16°C
(60°F)
19°C
(67°F)
25°C
(77°F)
26°C
(79°F)
26°C
(79°F)
22°C
(71°F)
16°C
(60°F)
9°C
(48°F)
6°C
(43°F)
Daily mean 3°C
(37°F)
4°C
(40°F)
7°C
(44°F)
10°C
(51°F)
14°C
(58°F)
20°C
(68°F)
21°C
(70°F)
21°C
(70°F)
16°C
(62°F)
12°C
(53°F)
6°C
(43°F)
4°C
(40°F)
Average low 1°C
(33°F)
1°C
(34°F)
3°C
(37°F)
5°C
(42°F)
9°C
(49°F)
15°C
(58°F)
15°C
(60°F)
16°C
(61°F)
11°C
(53°F)
8°C
(47°F)
4°C
(39°F)
2°C
(36°F)
Mean minimum -5°C
(23°F)
-5°C
(23°F)
-4°C
(25°F)
-2°C
(30°F)
2°C
(36°F)
8°C
(47°F)
11°C
(51°F)
10°C
(50°F)
5°C
(42°F)
2°C
(36°F)
-2°C
(28°F)
-4°C
(25°F)
Minimum -10°C
(13°F)
-11°C
(12°F)
-10°C
(14°F)
-4°C
(25°F)
-0°C
(32°F)
7°C
(45°F)
8°C
(47°F)
7°C
(45°F)
3°C
(38°F)
1°C
(33°F)
-4°C
(26°F)
-6°C
(21°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany §

Frankfurt am Main usually has the most precipitation in May, June and December, with an average of 12 rainy days and 81 mm (3.2 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Frankfurt am Main are April, September and November. On average, 42 mm (1.7 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, 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) 61 (2.4) 53 (2.1) 69 (2.7) 36 (1.4) 71 (2.8) 73 (2.9) 56 (2.2) 53 (2.1) 43 (1.7) 57 (2.2) 48 (1.9) 98 (3.9)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 13 11 13 7 11 10 9 10 6 12 10 17

Monthly sunshine hours in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany §

The sunniest months in Frankfurt am Main are June, July and August, when the sun shines an average of 12 hours 54 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Frankfurt am Main: January, November and December receive an average of 4 hours 21 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, 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 107 203 267 345 383 392 413 383 319 247 171 123
Mean daily daylight hours 8h 37m 10h 5m 11h 55m 13h 47m 15h 25m 16h 15m 15h 49m 14h 21m 12h 33m 10h 41m 9h 1m 8h 9m

Solar UV radiation in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany §

Frankfurt am Main experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in May, July and August, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 7 - 9, which corresponds to the High / Very High category of sun exposure. January, November 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 Frankfurt am Main UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, 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 3 5 5 7 6 9 8 6 4 2 1