What is the warmest city in Germany

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February was really spring-like with up to 20 degrees. March was wet, with an average of 30 percent more precipitation than usual. Where does it rain more and where is it warmest in Germany? "Travelcircus" has evaluated 4,000 weather data from 80 large cities. Interesting: TheThe sunniest cities are not necessarily the warmest - and the wettest cities are not necessarily the ones with the most rainy days.

The coolest and warmest federal states

2.5 degrees lie between the coolest and warmest federal state: While the average annual maximum is in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is at a fresh 11.6 degrees, one is happy in Rhineland-Palatinate over at least 14.1 degrees. In second place is Hessen (14 degrees), followed by Baden-Württemberg. Behind: North Rhine-Westphalia, Berlin, Saxony-Anhalt, Brandenburg, Saxony, Bavaria, Lower Saxony, Saarland, Thuringia, Hamburg and Bremen.

Baltic Sea or North Sea?

Interesting for holidays by the sea: On the North Sea (Lower Saxony, western Schleswig-Holstein) it is usually around 1.5 degrees warmer on average than on the Baltic Sea (eastern Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania).

The warmest cities

The front runner in this category is Offenbach (Main) with an average annual maximum temperature of 15.4 degrees, with an average of 26 degrees being reached in July. Follow behind Karlsruhe (15), Bergisch Gladbach (14.8), Mainz and Trier (14.7 degrees each). It is significantly cooler in Lübeck (12.4), Erfurt (12.1), Kiel (11.9), Bremerhaven (11.8) and Rostock, where the annual average is only 11.6 degrees - almost four degrees less than in Offenbach!

The sunniest federal states

According to the study, the southern and eastern federal states are ahead here. Bavaria leads with an average of 4.7 hours of sunshine per day, followed by Baden-Wuerttemberg and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (4.6). There are few hours of sunshine in North Rhine-Westphalia - an annual average of just 3.9 per day.

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Sun cities

With an average of 5.2 hours of sunshine a day, it leads Chemnitz the list of the sunniest cities. Follow behind Pforzheim (five), Fuerth and Heilbronn (each 4.9) and gain (4.8). In June and July Chemnitz achieved an impressive nine hours of sunshine a day. Less spoiled are Neuss (3.5), Mönchengladbach and Solingen (3.3 each) as well as Krefeld and Moers with an average of just 3.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Summer is longest here

The warmest city Offenbach is also the one with the most summer months: it shares the title Karlsruhe, Mainz, Pforzheim and Frankfurt / Main - Here the temperatures from June to September are on average between 20.2 and 26 degrees. At Bremerhaven, the taillight, temperatures only rise above 20 degrees for an average of one month.

The cities with the least rain

In major German cities, an average of 719 millimeters of precipitation falls per year. Least of all do people in Halle / Saale Open the umbrella: here it is only 483 millimeters per year on average. Also in Erfurt (492), Berlin and Magdeburg (494 each) it rarely rains - they still have little sunshine (3.8 to 4.4 hours / day).

A lot of rain falls in Oldenburg (1072 milliliters), Remscheid (942), Essen (931), Solingen (896) and Wuppertal (866). Which means that North Rhine-Westphalia is not only one of the regions with the least sunshine, but also one of the rainiest regions.


There are an average of 146 rainy days per year in Germany. At 97, Erfurt is a long way from that. Berlin, Magdeburg and Leipzig (99 each) and Mainz (100) also have few rainy days. At the top of the list are Essen (206), Bremerhaven (199) and Remscheid, Solingen and Wuppertal (197 each). (sb)