Average Sunshine in Germany for July

The tables below give July 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 July sunshine
Place Hours
Berlin 218
Bremen 191
Hamburg 207
Hannover 198
Kiel 219
Magdeburg 219
Potsdam 232
Rostock 234

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 July
Place Hours
Cologne (Köln) 195
Dresden 211
Erfurt 219
Essen 186
Fichtelberg 192
Frankfurt 225
Gorlitz 222
Kassel 196
Leipzig 204
Saarbrüecken 240
Trier 183

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 July sunshine
Place Hours
Constance (Konstanz) 245
Freiburg 252
Karlsruhe 244
Munich (München) 237
Nuremberg (Nürnberg) 236
Oberstdorf 188
Regensburg 236
Stuttgart 238
Zugspitze 175
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