Average Sunshine in Germany for September

The tables below give September 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 September sunshine
Place Hours
Berlin 156
Bremen 137
Hamburg 141
Hannover 139
Kiel 151
Magdeburg 151
Potsdam 161
Rostock 157

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 September
Place Hours
Cologne (Köln) 144
Dresden 148
Erfurt 155
Essen 135
Fichtelberg 145
Frankfurt 158
Gorlitz 154
Kassel 135
Leipzig 141
Saarbrüecken 168
Trier 131

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 September sunshine
Place Hours
Constance (Konstanz) 171
Freiburg 179
Karlsruhe 172
Munich (München) 173
Nuremberg (Nürnberg) 171
Oberstdorf 155
Regensburg 165
Stuttgart 167
Zugspitze 182
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