Average Temperatures for Germany in May

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Average temperatures for May at cities throughout Germany are listed below in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum monthly temperatures based on three decades of weather data. Depending on the availability of information, the averages span either 1961 to 1990 or 1971 to 2000.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the country: Northern, Central and Southern Germany.

Northern Germany

Included here are cities in the states of Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern), Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Saxony-Anhalt (Sachsen-Anhalt) and Schleswig-Holstein.

Average May temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
66 48 Berlin 19   9
64 45 Bremen 18   7
64 45 Hamburg 18   7
65 45 Hannover 18   7
61 45 Kiel 16   7
67 46 Magdeburg 19   8
66 46 Potsdam 19   8
61 47 Rostock 16   8

Central Germany

This section covers the states of Hesse (Hessen), North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen), Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz), Saarland, Saxony (Sachsen) and Thuringia (Thüringen). Besides cities, the list includes Fichtelberg, a high point in the Ore Mountains where the weather station sits near the peak, at 1213 metres (3980 feet) elevation.

Average daily temperatures in May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
66 46 Cologne (Köln) 19   8
66 47 Dresden 19   9
64 45 Erfurt 18   7
64 48 Essen 18   9
51 38 Fichtelberg 11   3
67 47 Frankfurt 20   8
64 46 Gorlitz 18   8
64 47 Kassel 18   8
65 47 Leipzig 19   8
64 47 Saarbrüecken 18   8
65 47 Trier 19   8

Southern Germany

Cities in Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria (Bayern) states are in the table below. Also included is Oberstdorf, a mountain vacation town and ski holiday destination in the Bavarian Alps. The most extreme weather station on the list is Zugspitze at 2960 metres (9711 feet) elevation, near the top of Germany's highest peak.

May temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
65 47 Constance (Konstanz) 19   8
68 51 Freiburg 20 10
68 48 Karlsruhe 20   9
64 45 Munich (München) 18   7
66 46 Nuremberg (Nürnberg) 19   8
62 40 Oberstdorf 17   5
67 46 Regensburg 19   8
65 48 Stuttgart 19   9
32 22 Zugspitze   0  -5
References

Deutscher Wetterdienst and World Meteorological Organization. World Weather Information Service.

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

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