Cologne Climate & Temperature
- Cologne, Germany is at 50°58'N, 6°58'E, 91 m (299 ft). See map.
- Cologne has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
- According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Cologne is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
- The mean temperature is 10.7 degrees Celsius (51.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.5 °C (29.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic.
- In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 5.7°C (42.2°F) on average falling to 0.3°C (32.6°F) overnight.
- In spring time temperatures climb reaching 15°C (59°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 5.3°C (41.6°F).
- During summer average high temperatures are 23.7°C (74.6°F) and average low temperatures are 13.3°C (56°F).
- Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 14.7°C (58.4°F) during the day and lows of 7.7°C (45.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 708 mm (27.9 inches) which is equivalent to 708 Litres/m² (17.37 Gallons/ft²).
- On average there are 1452 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
- If you were to burrow down through the Earth from Cologne you would come out nearest to the climate station at Le Bons Bay, Eastwood, New Zealand.
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