Average Sunshine in Germany for March

The tables below give March 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 March sunshine
Place Hours
Berlin 122
Bremen 102
Hamburg 105
Hannover 106
Kiel 106
Magdeburg 117
Potsdam 124
Rostock 109

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 March
Place Hours
Cologne (Köln) 108
Dresden 112
Erfurt 112
Essen 103
Fichtelberg 104
Frankfurt 116
Gorlitz 121
Kassel 110
Leipzig 105
Saarbrüecken 119
Trier 97

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 March sunshine
Place Hours
Constance (Konstanz) 125
Freiburg 123
Karlsruhe 122
Munich (München) 128
Nuremberg (Nürnberg) 123
Oberstdorf 122
Regensburg 126
Stuttgart 124
Zugspitze 154
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