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Potsdam Climate & Temperature

  • Potsdam, Germany is at 5223'N, 133'E, 100 m (327 ft). See map.
  • Potsdam 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 Potsdam is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.7 degrees Celsius (47.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.8 °C (33.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental. Potsdam Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 2.7°C (36.9°F) on average falling to -2.6°C (27.3°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 13.6°C (56.4°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 3.8°C (38.8°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 23.1°C (73.6°F) and average low temperatures are 12.4°C (54.3°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 13.3°C (56°F) during the day and lows of 5.8°C (42.5°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 585 mm (23 inches) which is equivalent to 585 Litres/m (14.35 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Potsdam you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Le Bons Bay, Eastwood, New Zealand.

Potsdam Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (35) 4 (38) 8 (47) 14 (56) 19 (66) 22 (72) 24 (74) 23 (74) 19 (67) 14 (57) 7 (45) 3 (37) 13 (56)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (30) 0 (32) 4 (39) 8 (46) 13 (56) 17 (62) 18 (64) 18 (64) 14 (57) 9 (49) 4 (40) 1 (33) 9 (48)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (26) -3 (27) 0 (32) 3 (38) 8 (46) 12 (53) 13 (55) 13 (55) 10 (50) 6 (43) 2 (35) -2 (29) 5 (41)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 44 (2) 38 (1) 38 (1) 44 (2) 56 (2) 69 (3) 52 (2) 60 (2) 46 (2) 36 (1) 47 (2) 55 (2) 585 (23)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 16' 9h 49' 11h 48' 13h 54' 15h 43' 16h 42' 16h 16' 14h 39' 12h 37' 10h 31' 8h 42' 7h 46' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 17.8 27.1 37.9 49.5 57.8 61.1 58 49.7 38.3 26.8 17.7 14.2 37.9

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