Average Sunshine in Germany for October

The tables below give October 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 October sunshine
Place Hours
Berlin 111
Bremen 100
Hamburg 101
Hannover 104
Kiel 102
Magdeburg 108
Potsdam 114
Rostock 105

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 October
Place Hours
Cologne (Köln) 112
Dresden 127
Erfurt 114
Essen 111
Fichtelberg 130
Frankfurt 103
Gorlitz 127
Kassel 99
Leipzig 107
Saarbrüecken 112
Trier 76

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 October sunshine
Place Hours
Constance (Konstanz) 100
Freiburg 122
Karlsruhe 112
Munich (München) 129
Nuremberg (Nürnberg) 122
Oberstdorf 134
Regensburg 107
Stuttgart 122
Zugspitze 189
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