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Weather in Berlin in February

Updated: January 13, 2024

This post is about what to expect weather-wise in Berlin in February.

We include average temperates, rain, and snow, as well as provide tips on how to dress.


February, like January, is very cold in Berlin.

Daytime high temperatures tend to be around 3-4 C (37-39 F) early in the month, warming slightly to 5-6 C (41-43 F) near the end of the month.

A few of the warmer days, especially late in the month, can reach up near 12 C (53-54 F).

The record high temperature in Berlin during February is 19.4 C (67 F).

Late night and early morning low temperatures tend to be about -3 to -2 C (26-29 F) early in the month, warming to -1 to 0 C (30-32 F) by the end of the month.

On average you can expect about 20 days this month with temperatures dipping to 0 C (32 F) or less with a few of these falling to near -9 C (15-16 F).

The record low temperature in Berlin during February is - 26 C (-15 F).

How Much Rain and Snow in February?

February in Berlin typically sees about 18 mostly cloudy, 4 partly sunny, and 6 mostly sunny days.

You can expect this month to see about 15 days with some form of precipitation, however, only 6 of these will see more than 1 mm (0.04 inches). 

Some snow falls on 10-11 days, however, total snow accumulations this month are light (less than 2.5 cm (1 inch), but occasionally can total about 8-11 cm (about 3.5-4.5 inches). 


The number of daylight hours during this month increases from about 9.1 hours on the 1st to 10.8 hours by the 28th.


The wind this month tends to be gentle to moderate at 12-28 kph (8-18 mph) but occasionally can be fresh at 29-38 kph (19-24 mph).

What to Wear in Berlin During February?

Winter in Berlin is cold and damp and will require dressing in layers, including an option for thermal underwear.

A heavy water-resistant coat will be required along with some long wool scarves and gloves.

Also, you should bring a few sweaters and warm socks along with water-proof boots. 

Things to Do in Berlin in February

Although most of the month will be cold and gray, you might still want to consider taking a pay-what-you-wish Berlin walking tour.

If you're a basketball fan, it's worth noting that Alba Berlin of the BBL will be playing two games in February.

You can also look forward to the following concerts in February 2024:

For even more activity ideas, make sure to check our full post covering things to do in Berlin in February.

Fred Pickhardt

Ocean Weather Services 

About The Author

Fred Pickhardt

Fred is a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade. He has extensive experience in weather analysis, weather forecasting, and forensic weather event reconstructions. Fred founded Ocean Weather Services and currently provides forensic marine weather reports to the maritime industry.
Updated: January 13th, 2024
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