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How is the weather in Berlin in October?

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October finds the temperatures falling fairly rapidly in Germany's Capital City with mostly cloudy skies and fairly frequent rainy days; however, there are still nice days here, especially early in the month.



Early October afternoons are fairly mild with high temperatures averaging around 17-18C (the low to mid-60s F). As the month progresses the afternoon temperatures will fall through the month to 11-12C (into the lower 50s F) by the end of the month.  At times early in the month, afternoon temperatures can still reach 21C (70 F) or more and by the end of the month overnight lows can dip below 7-8 C (the mid-40s F) at times and occasionally to 2-3C (into the mid-30s F).




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The risk for rain increases as the temperatures drop with about 16-17 days, overall, seeing some rain.  Of these rain days about 9 will have just light rain or drizzle, about 6-7 days have moderate to heavy rain, and about 1 day every-other year will see some snowfall.




If you are thinking about a visit to Berlin, here are some ideas on FREE Things to do in Berlin, and some tips on saving with Berlin City Passes.


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A good umbrella is a must, plus some warm pullovers and a medium-weight jacket are in order. Wearing layers are a good idea and you might want to bring some extra shoes in case of rain.


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This section lists our top 10 suggestions on what to do in October in Berlin. For more detail on these free things to do, family-friendly activities, and evening entertainment and events, read our full post for Berlin activities this month.



TIP: When you purchase a tourist discount pass, you can see more while saving money on the most popular attractions. Some city passes will give up to 55% discounts!


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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: September 25th, 2021
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