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Munich Climate & Temperature

  • Munich, Germany is at 4820'N, 1148'E, 447 m (1465 ft). See map.
  • Munich 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 (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Munich is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.8 degrees Celsius (46 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.5 °C (35.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental. Munich Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 2.3°C (36.1°F) on average falling to -4.1°C (24.7°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 13.2°C (55.8°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 3.5°C (38.2°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 22.5°C (72.6°F) and average low temperatures are 11.4°C (52.5°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 13.2°C (55.7°F) during the day and lows of 4.5°C (40.1°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 805 mm (31.7 inches) which is equivalent to 805 Litres/m (19.74 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1862 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.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Munich you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Te Wharau, Glenburn, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Munich Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (34) 4 (38) 8 (47) 13 (56) 18 (64) 21 (71) 23 (74) 23 (73) 19 (67) 14 (56) 7 (44) 2 (36) 13 (55)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (28) 0 (31) 3 (38) 8 (46) 12 (54) 15 (60) 17 (63) 17 (62) 13 (56) 8 (47) 3 (37) -1 (30) 8 (46)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (23) -4 (25) 0 (33) 3 (37) 7 (45) 10 (51) 12 (54) 12 (53) 9 (48) 5 (40) 0 (32) -4 (26) 4 (39)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 45 (2) 42 (2) 47 (2) 55 (2) 88 (3) 109 (4) 100 (4) 98 (4) 68 (3) 49 (2) 55 (2) 49 (2) 805 (32)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 16 (52) 16 (57) 13 (42) 15 (50) 15 (48) 17 (57) 16 (52) 16 (52) 13 (43) 13 (42) 15 (50) 15 (48) 180 (49)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 1h 50' 3h 13' 5h 03' 5h 50' 7h 07' 8h 14' 8h 25' 7h 32' 6h 06' 4h 00' 2h 04' 1h 36' 5h 05'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 48' 10h 07' 11h 49' 13h 38' 15h 12' 16h 01' 15h 39' 14h 17' 12h 32' 10h 43' 9h 10' 8h 23' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 21 (79) 32 (68) 44 (56) 43 (57) 48 (52) 52 (48) 55 (45) 54 (46) 49 (51) 38 (62) 23 (77) 20 (80) 42 (58)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 21.8 31.1 41.9 53.6 61.9 65.1 62.1 53.7 42.3 30.8 21.7 18.3 42

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