Cologne

Cologne, Germany
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Climate & Best time to visit Cologne

Climate in Cologne:

Number of rainy days:

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F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
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N Nov
D Dec
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Best time to visit Cologne:

Summer (June to August):

  • Summers in North Rhine-Westphalia are generally mild to moderately warm.
  • Daytime temperatures typically range from 20-25°C (68-77°F) on average.

Fall (September to November):

  • Fall brings cooler temperatures.
  • Daytime highs range from 13-18°C (55-64°F) in September, gradually dropping to 5-10°C (41-50°F) in November.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winters in North Rhine-Westphalia can be relatively mild but with occasional cold snaps.
  • Daytime temperatures often average around 0-5°C (32-41°F), and temperatures can drop below freezing, especially at night.

Spring (March to May):

  • Spring gradually warms up the region.
  • Daytime highs range from 10-15°C (50-59°F) in March to 15-20°C (59-68°F) in May.

Money & Prices

Currency in Germany:

Euro (EUR)

How expensive is a trip to Cologne?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
13.29 USD
Fast food meal:
10.61 USD
Mid-range meal:
28.79 USD
Bottle of water:
0.37 USD
Soft drink:
2.69 USD
Cappuccino:
3.53 USD
Local Beer:
4.10 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
3.51 USD
Taxi - 1km:
2.53 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

Germany general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type F (German 2-pin, side clip earth)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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