Best Time to Visit Copenhagen

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Copenhagen. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Copenhagen. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Copenhagen for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol -3 °C to 22 °C
Waves Symbol 2 °C to 16 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 1.222.72 in (7 – 13 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Copenhagen: Overview

JanuaryJan
MaximumMax. 2 °C
Water max. 3 °C
FebruaryFeb
MaximumMax. 2 °C
Water max. 2 °C
MarchMar
MaximumMax. 5 °C
Water max. 3 °C
AprilApr
MaximumMax. 11 °C
Water max. 5 °C
MayMay
TemperaturesTemp. up to 16 °C
Water max. 9 °C
JuneJun
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JulyJul
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AugustAug
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SeptemberSep
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OctoberOct
MaximumMax. 12 °C
Water max. 12 °C
NovemberNov
MaximumMax. 7 °C
Water max. 8 °C
DecemberDec
MaximumMax. 4 °C
Water max. 5 °C

Climate Chart Copenhagen

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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Copenhagen

In the following, you will find the climate table for Copenhagen, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature11°16°20°22°21°18°12°
Night Temperature-2°-3°-1°11°14°14°11°
Water Temperature14°16°16°14°12°
Precipitation (inch)2.011.221.651.651.692.132.722.482.442.322.442.28
Rainy days117108899910101310
Hours of Sunshine124699876321
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature is 8.6 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: July (18 °C)
Coldest month: February (-0.5 °C)

The maximum water temperature is 16 °C. Bathing would be very uncomfortable.

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 25.04 inch on 114 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, April, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, May is the sunniest month with an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Popular Activities

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Copenhagen City Card (including transportation) | Copenhagen Tivoli Gardens Fast-Track Ticket & Optional Rides | Copenhagen Canal Tour & Skip-the-Line Tivoli Ticket | Copenhagen: 2.5-Hour Alternative Tour | Copenhagen 2.5-Hour Food Tour | Copenhagen: Guided Segway Tour with Live Commentary | Copenhagen: 48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Ticket |

Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Copenhagen (Station Frederiksberg Kommune)
light intensity shower rain     light intensity shower rain, 14.3 °C
Clouds: 100 %       Wind: 11 mph W
Air Pressure: 1024 hPa       Humidity: 87 %
Last updated: 20th Sep 2019, 01:26 pm
The next days …
21st Sep 201922nd Sep 201923rd Sep 201924th Sep 201925th Sep 201926th Sep 2019
sky is clear12 °C to 18 °Csky is clear12 °C to 19 °Csky is clear12 °C to 17 °Cbroken clouds12 °C to 16 °Cmoderate rain12 °C to 14 °Cscattered clouds12 °C to 17 °C
12 °C to 18 °C12 °C to 19 °C12 °C to 17 °C12 °C to 16 °C12 °C to 14 °C12 °C to 17 °C
Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 3 %Clouds: 71 %Clouds: 98 %Clouds: 45 %
No PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo Precipitation0.14 in of rainNo Precipitation
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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Denmark: Regions

Copenhagen is part of the holiday destination Denmark. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

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