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Zugspitze Climate & Temperature

  • Zugspitze, Germany is at 47°25'N, 10°59'E, 2960 m (9712 ft). See map.
  • Zugspitze has a polar tundra climate with no true summer (Köppen-Geiger classification: ET).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Zugspitze is situated in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is -4.8 degrees Celsius (23.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.6 °C (24.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Zugspitze Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 2004 mm (78.9 inches) which is equivalent to 2004 Litres/m² (49.15 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Zugspitze you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Te Wharau, Glenburn, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Zugspitze Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (17) -9 (16) -8 (19) -5 (24) 0 (32) 3 (37) 5 (41) 5 (41) 3 (38) 0 (33) -5 (24) -7 (19) -2 (28)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (12) -11 (11) -10 (14) -8 (19) -3 (26) 0 (32) 2 (36) 2 (36) 1 (33) -2 (28) -7 (19) -10 (15) -5 (23)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (8) -14 (7) -13 (9) -10 (14) -5 (22) -2 (28) 0 (32) 0 (32) -2 (29) -4 (24) -10 (15) -12 (10) -7 (19)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 189 (7) 154 (6) 186 (7) 199 (8) 172 (7) 185 (7) 183 (7) 170 (7) 115 (5) 109 (4) 158 (6) 184 (7) 2004 (79)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 54' 10h 10' 11h 49' 13h 34' 15h 05' 15h 52' 15h 31' 14h 12' 12h 30' 10h 45' 9h 15' 8h 30' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 22.7 32 42.9 54.5 62.8 66 63 54.6 43.2 31.7 22.6 19.2 42.9

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