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Dresden Climate & Temperature

  • Dresden, Germany is at 517'N, 1346'E, 129 m (423 ft). See map.
  • Dresden 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 Dresden is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 9.2 degrees Celsius (48.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20 °C (36°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental. Dresden Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 2.7°C (36.8°F) on average falling to -3°C (26.6°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 13.7°C (56.6°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 4°C (39.2°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 23°C (73.4°F) and average low temperatures are 12.3°C (54.2°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 13.7°C (56.6°F) during the day and lows of 5.7°C (42.2°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 680 mm (26.8 inches) which is equivalent to 680 Litres/m (16.68 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1640 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 Dresden you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Le Bons Bay, Eastwood, New Zealand.

Dresden Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (36) 3 (37) 8 (46) 14 (57) 19 (66) 22 (72) 24 (75) 23 (73) 20 (68) 13 (55) 8 (46) 3 (37) 13 (56)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (32) -1 (30) 4 (39) 9 (48) 14 (57) 17 (63) 19 (66) 18 (64) 14 (57) 9 (48) 5 (41) 2 (36) 9 (49)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (25) -3 (27) 0 (32) 4 (39) 8 (46) 11 (52) 13 (55) 13 (55) 10 (50) 5 (41) 2 (36) -2 (28) 5 (41)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 42 (2) 40 (2) 42 (2) 48 (2) 66 (3) 69 (3) 120 (5) 67 (3) 49 (2) 53 (2) 41 (2) 43 (2) 680 (27)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 10 (32) 8 (28) 9 (29) 10 (33) 10 (32) 10 (33) 11 (35) 10 (32) 9 (30) 8 (26) 8 (27) 10 (32) 113 (31)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 1h 54' 2h 32' 3h 58' 5h 26' 6h 46' 7h 02' 6h 48' 6h 38' 5h 24' 3h 46' 1h 52' 1h 36' 4h 29'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 27' 9h 55' 11h 48' 13h 48' 15h 33' 16h 28' 16h 03' 14h 32' 12h 35' 10h 35' 8h 51' 7h 58' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 23 (77) 26 (74) 34 (66) 40 (60) 44 (56) 43 (57) 43 (57) 46 (54) 44 (56) 36 (64) 22 (78) 21 (79) 37 (63)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 19 28.3 39.2 50.8 59.1 62.3 59.3 50.9 39.5 28.1 18.9 15.5 39.2

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