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Helgoland Climate & Temperature

  • Helgoland, Germany is at 54°10'N, 7°52'E, 51 m (167 ft). See map.
  • Helgoland 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 (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 8.8 degrees Celsius (47.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.5 °C (27.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Helgoland Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 3.7°C (38.6°F) on average falling to 0.7°C (33.2°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 8.7°C (47.6°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 4.3°C (39.8°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 18.3°C (65°F) and average low temperatures are 13.7°C (56.6°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 12.3°C (54.2°F) during the day and lows of 9°C (48.2°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 731 mm (28.8 inches) which is equivalent to 731 Litres/m² (17.93 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 1658 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 Helgoland you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Taiaroa Head, New Zealand where you would find a Marine west coast climate.

Helgoland Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (37) 3 (37) 5 (41) 8 (46) 13 (55) 17 (63) 19 (66) 19 (66) 17 (63) 12 (54) 8 (46) 5 (41) 11 (51)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (35) 2 (35) 3 (37) 6 (43) 11 (51) 15 (58) 17 (62) 17 (63) 15 (59) 11 (51) 7 (44) 4 (38) 9 (48)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (32) 0 (32) 1 (34) 4 (39) 8 (46) 12 (54) 14 (57) 15 (59) 13 (55) 9 (48) 5 (41) 2 (36) 7 (44)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 58 (2) 44 (2) 38 (1) 40 (2) 36 (1) 41 (2) 79 (3) 83 (3) 85 (3) 100 (4) 71 (3) 56 (2) 731 (29)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 20 (65) 16 (57) 14 (45) 15 (50) 12 (39) 12 (40) 15 (48) 15 (48) 16 (53) 19 (61) 19 (63) 19 (61) 192 (53)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 1h 32' 2h 24' 4h 29' 6h 10' 7h 25' 7h 54' 6h 54' 7h 00' 5h 00' 3h 00' 1h 28' 1h 03' 4h 32'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 7h 59' 9h 40' 11h 47' 14h 01' 16h 00' 17h 04' 16h 35' 14h 50' 12h 39' 10h 25' 8h 27' 7h 26' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 20 (80) 26 (74) 39 (61) 45 (55) 47 (53) 47 (53) 42 (58) 48 (52) 40 (60) 30 (70) 18 (82) 15 (85) 38 (62)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 16 25.3 36.1 47.8 56 59.3 56.2 47.9 36.5 25 15.9 12.5 36.1

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