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The climate of Lake Constance (Germany)
Lake Constance is a large lake in the southern part of Germany. The lake is situated in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Lake Constance is a fresh water lake fed by the river Rhine. The lake is 63 kilometers long and at its widest point nearly 14 kilometers. Because of its large square surface area the lake is very suitable for all kinds of water sports. Several yacht clubs are situated along the lake. The lake is also popular among swimmers and divers. Water skiing and jet skiing are prohibited. The surroundings of the lake are very suitable for long walks and cycling tours. The two largest cities located on the lake are Konstanz and Friedrichshafen. The island of Mainau is situated in the lake; this island is connected with the mainland by a bridge. Lake Constance has a moderate maritime climate with pleasant summers and cool, but not really cold winters. The climate is influenced by lake Constance. The lake has a positive influence on the climate in this part of Germany. Summers are pleasantly warm with average temperatures around 25 degrees Celsius (77 degrees Fahrenheit).
 

 

Climate information
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records. They are an average for Lake Constance:

average
 maximum
temperature (įC)

average
minimum

temperature (įC)
average
hours of sunshine

per
day
average days with precipitation
per month
average
mm
precipitation
per month
average
sea
temperature (įC)
January 2 -3 2 12 n/a
February 5 -2 3 10 n/a
March 10 1 5 9 n/a
April 15 4 6 11 n/a
May 19 8 7 13 n/a
June 23 12 7 13 n/a
July 25 14 8 13 n/a
August 24 13 7 13 n/a
September 20 11 6 10 n/a
October 14 6 3 10 n/a
November 7 2 2 10 n/a
December 3 -2 1 10 n/a
= 0-5 mm ● = 6-30 mm ● = 31-60 mm ● = 61-100 mm ● = 101-200 mm ● = over 200 mm
= 0-0.2 inches ● = 0.2-1.2 inches ● = 1.2-2.4 inches ● = 2.5-4 inches ● = 4.1-8 inches ● = over 8 inches

More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather, extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate information for each month of the year:
 

chance of
(very) hot

weather

chance of
(very) cool
weather
chance of
long-term

precipitation
chance of
hurricanes
(cyclones)
chance of
sunny days

UV-index

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
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