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Frankfurt Climate & Weather

Frankfurt Climate and Weather


Frankfurt has a temperate continental climate, characterised by warm summers with occasional wet days, and cold winters. Temperatures are not extreme and almost never severe. Summers are sunny and warm but can also be quite wet, with frequent rain and sometimes quite high humidity. Winters are fairly cold and can bring occasional violent storms; light snowfall is to be expected and it can get windy in winter which adds to the chill factor. The average temperature in mid-winter (January) is 34.5 °F (1.4 °C), and in mid-summer (July) the average temperature is 66.7 °F (19.3 °C).

Although summer is definitely the most popular time to visit Frankfurt, the city can get crowded and expensive as a result, with a lot of festivals, trade shows and conferences clogging up the city. Those who would like to visit Frankfurt outside of this period, and avoid some of the irritations of peak tourist season, can get pleasant weather and plenty of sunshine in spring (April and May) and autumn (September and October).


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