Average Sunshine in Germany for April

The tables below give April averages for the hours of sunshine at cities throughout Germany.

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

The annual totals are averages of weather data collected from 1961 to 1990.

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.

Total April sunshine
Place Hours
Berlin 158
Bremen 153
Hamburg 161
Hannover 150
Kiel 171
Magdeburg 159
Potsdam 168
Rostock 174

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 hours of sun in April
Place Hours
Cologne (Köln) 155
Dresden 146
Erfurt 152
Essen 147
Fichtelberg 139
Frankfurt 163
Gorlitz 158
Kassel 150
Leipzig 150
Saarbrüecken 161
Trier 138

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.

Average April sunshine
Place Hours
Constance (Konstanz) 162
Freiburg 159
Karlsruhe 161
Munich (München) 157
Nuremberg (Nürnberg) 166
Oberstdorf 141
Regensburg 167
Stuttgart 154
Zugspitze 153
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