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Best time to go to Copenhagen

Find information about the climate and when is the best time to go to Copenhagen.
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When is the best time to visit Copenhagen?

In general the best time to visit Copenhagen is probably August, when the weather is usually great. The hottest months are June, July, August, while the coldest months are January, February, December.
Depending on the activities you want to experience, you may choose different months to visit:
  • In general, it’s pleasant to walk and do outdoor activities during June - August.
  • If you want to avoid wet weather, then your choice is January, November, December with the lowest chance of rain.

Average weather in Copenhagen in different months

This is the average weather in Copenhagen for each month based on historic data:

April, May, June, July, August usually has good weather. Average maximum temperature reaches +70°F during July.

In January, February, March, September, October, November the weather is average. Expect around 32 rainy days, and the precipitation amounts to approximately 58 mm in October.

December bring not the best weather. December is the coldest month with the temperature going down to +34°F.

Climate in Copenhagen

Here is the detailed breakdown of the climate in Copenhagen for each month:
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Average Maximum Temperature
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Humidity, %
Rain, mm
Snow, mm
Average wind speed, m/s
Sunny Days
Cloud Days
Rainy Days
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Average Temperature

Here are the average maximum and minimum temperatures in Copenhagen during the whole year:
The hottest month in Copenhagen is August with average maximum temperature going up to +70°F. The coldest month is January with the lowest temperatures of +30°F.


The temperature feels different depending on humidity. Here is how humidity in Copenhagen looks throughout the year, in %:
The most humid month in Copenhagen is December with average humidity going up to 86%. The least humid month is May with an average humidity of 70%.


Amount of rainfall in mm. in Copenhagen during the whole year based on historical data:
The sunniest and driest month is May with approximately 10 sunny days and a total precipitation of around 40 mm. The rainiest and wettest month is August with approximately 7 rainy days and 60 mm of total precipitation.


Amount of snow in mm. in Copenhagen during the whole year based on historical data:
The snowiest month is January with approximately 2 snowy days.


Frequently asked questions about the weather in Copenhagen:

What is the hottest month in Copenhagen?

The hottest month in Copenhagen is August with average maximum temperature of +70°F.

What is the coldest month in Copenhagen?

The coldest month in Copenhagen is January with minimum temperatures of +30°F.

Is Copenhagen worth visiting in winter?

Winter in Copenhagen could be a good time to visit, as the weather is generally ok.

When does it rain the least in Copenhagen?

if you're looking to visit Copenhagen when it rains the least, you should plan your trip for August, October, September. During this time, rainfall is rare with the driest month being February with only 21 mm of rain.

Other cities in Denmark

Check out the weather for other cities in Denmark.

Monthly weather in Copenhagen

Source of the data

For this page, we’ve looked at the typical weather in Copenhagen, based on historical hourly weather data from January 1, 1979, to December 31, 2022.

For past dates, we show actual recorded data at the location at that time. Forecasts are based on recorded weather during that day of the year, averaged over the total years for which we have records (unless stated otherwise). The daily temperature is the highest recorded temperature in the shadow during that day.