Denmark weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Denmark

The best time to visit in Denmark is from June until September, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Denmark is 20°C in July and the lowest is 2°C in February. The water temperature is between 5°C and 21°C.

Denmark has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Denmark or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather East Denmark by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 3 2 5 10 14 17 20 20 17 12 8 5
Water temp. (°C) 6 5 5 8 13 18 21 20 20 16 12 8
Precipitation (mm) 20 18 17 13 25 28 33 44 22 26 22 27
Climate data from city: Copenhagen

Average weather West Denmark by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 3 3 7 12 16 18 21 20 17 12 8 4
Precipitation (mm) 42 29 37 21 23 21 33 39 29 34 35 51
Climate data from city: Jutland

Average weather South Denmark by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 3 3 6 10 15 18 20 20 17 12 8 5
Precipitation (mm) 16 12 14 11 20 20 28 25 15 18 16 19
Climate data from city: Odense

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14 day weather forecast Denmark

The weather for in Denmark will be 11° till 9° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Denmark is based on the weather conditions in the city of Copenhagen.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
12° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
12° 0.3 mm 20% 3 m/s 2
Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
12° 0.5 mm 35% 4 m/s 2
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
10°
12° 1.1 mm 55% 5 m/s 1
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
10°
12° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
10°
12° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
10°
12° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
12°
12° 12.0 mm 90% 9 m/s 1
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
12° 4.9 mm 85% 6 m/s 1
Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
10°
12° 0.4 mm 30% 4 m/s 0
Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
12° 0.4 mm 30% 7 m/s 0
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
12° 0.1 mm 20% 7 m/s 0
Friday 5 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
12° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 0
Saturday 6 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
12° 2.6 mm 70% 4 m/s 0

Climate Denmark

Click on a region of Denmark to view the climate:

Climate table of East Denmark (Copenhagen)

East Denmark has the oceanic climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for East Denmark is 11° degrees and there is about 295 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 151 days a year with an average humidity of 81% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 3 2 5 10 14 17 20 20 17 12 8 5
Night temp. (°C) 0 0 2 5 9 12 15 16 13 9 6 3
Water temp. (°C) 6 5 5 8 13 18 21 20 20 16 12 8
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 20 18 17 13 25 28 33 44 22 26 22 27
Days with rain 9 8 10 12 13 11 16 17 14 15 13 15
Days with snow 8 8 3 1 - - - - - - 1 6
Dry days 14 12 18 17 18 19 15 14 16 16 16 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 3 5 9 9 10 10 10 8 4 3 3
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4
UV-index 1 2 2 3 4 5 5 5 4 3 2 2
Climate data from city: Copenhagen

Climate table of West Denmark (Jutland)

West Denmark has the oceanic climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for West Denmark is 12° degrees and there is about 395 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 159 days a year with an average humidity of 83% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 3 3 7 12 16 18 21 20 17 12 8 4
Night temp. (°C) 0 -1 1 4 7 9 12 13 11 8 4 1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 42 29 37 21 23 21 33 39 29 34 35 51
Days with rain 12 10 14 13 13 10 15 17 14 16 15 17
Days with snow 8 7 4 1 - - - - - - 1 5
Dry days 11 11 13 16 18 20 16 14 16 15 14 9
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 3 5 8 9 10 10 9 7 4 4 3
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 1 1 2 3 4 4 5 4 3 3 2 2
Climate data from city: Jutland

Climate table of South Denmark (Odense)

South Denmark has the oceanic climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for South Denmark is 11° degrees and there is about 213 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 182 days a year with an average humidity of 81% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 3 3 6 10 15 18 20 20 17 12 8 5
Night temp. (°C) 1 0 2 5 9 12 15 15 13 10 6 3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 16 12 14 11 20 20 28 25 15 18 16 19
Days with rain 9 7 10 11 11 10 13 11 9 12 12 11
Days with snow 7 8 3 - - - - - - - 2 5
Dry days 15 13 18 19 20 20 18 20 21 19 16 15
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 3 5 8 9 10 10 9 8 4 3 3
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4
UV-index 1 2 2 3 4 4 5 5 4 3 2 2
Climate data from city: Odense

Denmark weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Denmark? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Denmark?

Denmark lies in a straight line about 18,041 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Copenhagen).

How long is the flight to Denmark?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Denmark is approximately 22 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Denmark?

These are the largest airports in Denmark:

How many inhabitants are there in Denmark?

Denmark has approximately 5,605,948 inhabitants.

How big is Denmark?

The area of Denmark is around 43,094 km². It is 6x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Denmark?

The capital of Denmark is Copenhagen.

What is the currency of Denmark?

In Denmark the Danish krone (DKK) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 24 October 2021

  • 1 Danish krone = 4.34 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.23 Danish krone
  • 10 Danish krone = 43.40 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 2.30 Danish krone
  • 100 Danish krone = 434.01 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 23.04 Danish krone

What is the area code of Denmark?

The area code to call Denmark is +45.