Dusseldorf Weather, When to Go and Climate Information

(Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)

Whatever the time of year, a trip to Dusseldorf will always be both enjoyable and memorable. However, those who choose to visit between the months of May and September will find the climate at its best, with plenty of warm and sunny weather to go around.

View of the city's horizon at sunset

Even the winter weather in the city of Dusseldorf is fairly mild, with only the occasional frost and snow flurry in December, January and February. Soon after, the temperatures quickly start to increase and the longer days bring highs of more than 20°C / 68°F, from May onwards.

Seasonal Climate Variations / When to Go

Located in northern Europe and in the North Rhine Westphalia area of Germany, the overall climate in Dusseldorf is influenced by its position and overall proximity to the north-eastern coastline. The city's climate is often known as maritime, due to the warm, westerly sea breezes that regularly blow in from the North Sea and beyond, with this moist air raising the overall levels of humidity.

The winter weather in Dusseldorf can be chilly, particularly at night-time, while by day, the skies are frequently overcast. This soon changes as spring arrives and the overall climate soon beings to improve, with plenty of sunshine for everyone in both March and April. By the end of March, the temperatures have improved and often top 10°C / 50°F. Even though it is fair to say that the summer months in Dusseldorf do bring plenty of fine weather, rain showers can also be expected and are rather unpredictable, although rarely spoil the day for long.

Dusseldorf Weather and Climate Chart (Averages)



4°C / 39°F
0°C / 32°F


5°C / 41°F
1°C / 34°F


9°C / 48°F
2°C / 36°F


13°C / 55°F
5°C / 41°F


17°C / 63°F
9°C / 48°F


20°C / 68°F
12°C / 54°F


22°C / 72°F
13°C / 55°F


23°C / 73°F
13°C / 55°F


19°C / 66°F
11°C / 52°F


14°C / 57°F
8°C / 46°F


9°C / 48°F
3°C / 37°F


5°C / 41°F
1°C / 34°F