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The climate of Dresden: when to go to Dresden

The climate of the city of Dresden is of a humid continental type characterized by mild and rainy summers and by cold and dry winters. The average minimum temperatures are usually below freezing throughout the winter. While in summer the climate is mild and the average maximum temperatures exceed 20 ° C. The hours of sunshine are 1,507 per year, the month with the most sunshine is the month of July with 205 hours of sunshine.

Precipitation is quite low, on average the city receives 664 mm of rain per year. The driest months are those between October and April, while the rainiest months are those between June and August. Dresden has an average of only 62 rainy days per year. July is the month with the most rainy days, on average there are 9 rainy days in this month. While the months of February and November have only 3 rainy days. Snow falls during the winter months, typically between November and March.

The average minimum temperatures drop below zero in the months between December and March. The month of January is the coldest of the year, in this month there are average minimum temperatures of -2.4 ° C and average maximum temperatures of 2.7 ° C. The hottest months are those of July and August, during these months the average minimum temperatures reach values of 14 ° C and the average maximum temperatures reach values of 24 ° C. The average annual temperature is 9.3 ° C.

WHEN TO GO TO DRESDEN

The most suitable months for a trip to Dresden are the milder ones between May and September, but keep in mind that these months are also the rainiest of the year.

THE DRESDEN CLIMATE: CLIMATE TABLE

DRESDEN (227 meters)
MonthAverage low (°C)Average high (°C)Precip. (mm)Precip. days
January-2,42,746,5
February-1,93,934,6
March1,28,343,2
April4,413,741,2
May8,918,964,8
June11,921,564,6
July14,024,287,4
August13,923,883,0
September10,418,950,2
October6,513,642,5
November2,17,253,9
December-1,23,552,1
YEAR5,613,3664

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