Average Sunshine in Germany for February

The tables below give February 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 February sunshine
Place Hours
Berlin 72
Bremen 71
Hamburg 67
Hannover 67
Kiel 64
Magdeburg 70
Potsdam 74
Rostock 64

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 February
Place Hours
Cologne (Köln) 79
Dresden 75
Erfurt 72
Essen 76
Fichtelberg 77
Frankfurt 75
Gorlitz 76
Kassel 72
Leipzig 68
Saarbrüecken 80
Trier 56

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 February sunshine
Place Hours
Constance (Konstanz) 73
Freiburg 82
Karlsruhe 77
Munich (München) 84
Nuremberg (Nürnberg) 83
Oberstdorf 85
Regensburg 78
Stuttgart 80
Zugspitze 132
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