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Hamburg has a maritime temperate climate.

Spring (March to May) start off cold with an average temperatures of 4°C (39°F), reaching to a comfortable 12°C (54°F) by May when the city celebrates Port Anniversary (Hafengeburtstag Hamburg) along the banks of River Elbe. This is a fantastic time to visit Hamburg.

Summer (June to August) is warm, which consequently marks the main tourist season. August is the warmest month with average high temperatures reaching 22°C (72°F). August is also the best month to go swimming in the ocean.

Autumn (September to November) is pleasant. In October, the average temperature is 10°C (50°F) and it has about 10 rainy days.

Winter (December to February) is cold in Hamburg, although it is getting milder due to global warming. Christmas is a picturesque and atmospheric time in the city; the average temperature is 2°C (36°F) in December and sometimes you can skate on the city's frozen lakes. January is usually the coldest month.

Guidetype and fpcity weatherwtg_cforecast_table
Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Thursday
Overcast
Overcast skies
3
°C
0.3
16
nw
80-100%
1019 mb
good
Friday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
6
°C
0.2
11
wnw
40-60%
1026 mb
good
Saturday
Overcast
Overcast skies
6
°C
0.3
10
wnw
80-100%
1028 mb
good
Sunday
Overcast
Overcast skies
8
°C
0
6
nw
80-100%
1032 mb
good
Monday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
6
°C
0
11
w
20-40%
1031 mb
good
Tuesday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
6
°C
0.1
11
nnw
20-40%
1034 mb
good
Wednesday
IsoRainSwrsDay
Patchy light drizzle
6
°C
0.9
13
wnw
40-60%
1025 mb
moderate
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The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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