Hamburg Helmut Schmidt Airport

EDDH · Hamburg, Germany

Statistics Hamburg Helmut Schmidt Airport 2019-2022

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Hamburg Helmut Schmidt Airport (EDDH) between 2019 and 2022.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 34.0 27 40 32 32
February 56.2 51 65 54 61
March 66.7 79 63 80 52
April 81.3 84 78 93 86
May 82.2 87 73 91 75
June 84.3 91 87 86 87
July 84.2 91 85 84 79
August 88.9 91 79 94 91
September 79.2 81 72 82 83
October 72.5 81 79 66 68
November 47.3 52 37 52 44
December 37.6 45 31 30 58
Average 72.4 77.0 69.7 75.5 71.7

38th best VFR conditions of Germany

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 8 km or more
  • Ceiling: 3,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 65.5 57 63 68 74
February 83.3 85 84 90 86
March 88.1 91 90 93 85
April 93.6 96 94 97 94
May 95.2 97 94 98 90
June 94.0 96 92 94 97
July 95.6 97 97 95 97
August 96.0 95 93 97 97
September 91.9 92 91 93 94
October 87.4 91 94 87 83
November 71.7 76 70 70 65
December 67.0 75 54 65 83
Average 88.4 90.1 87.4 89.8 89.0

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 5 km or more
  • Ceiling: 1,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 5.0 7 4 8 4
February 6.4 8 6 8 9
March 9.5 11 10 10 10
April 13.5 12 11 15 15
May 17.8 19 15 17 16
June 22.8 23 24 23 25
July 22.8 24 24 21 23
August 23.8 26 21 26 24
September 18.9 18 19 20 18
October 14.9 17 15 14 14
November 8.9 9 9 10 8
December 5.6 2 5 6 7
Average 14.2 15.0 13.4 14.7 14.5

36th highest temperature of Germany

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 0.8 3 0 3 0
February 0.4 2 -1 3 1
March 1.3 0 1 1 4
April 3.7 3 2 4 4
May 7.6 8 7 6 6
June 12.3 11 13 12 13
July 13.1 12 15 11 14
August 13.5 14 13 15 14
September 10.2 10 11 9 11
October 8.1 9 7 8 8
November 4.1 4 5 5 4
December 1.7 -3 1 2 3
Average 6.5 6.4 6.0 6.6 6.7

24th lowest temperature of Germany

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 32.9 38 38 32 36
February 26.2 40 15 37 16
March 17.9 5 19 16 30
April 13.7 18 16 6 7
May 14.4 14 31 9 16
June 11.1 10 10 10 7
July 13.4 10 12 22 12
August 13.2 3 27 12 12
September 16.8 27 10 10 23
October 20.3 12 20 22 23
November 21.8 13 33 16 23
December 26.5 17 31 22 23
Average 17.5 15.5 20.6 16.2 17.4

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 9.5 11 9 11 10
February 10.4 13 9 13 9
March 9.9 8 9 11 12
April 9.6 10 10 9 9
May 8.8 8 9 8 9
June 8.1 8 7 8 8
July 8.2 9 8 8 9
August 7.7 7 8 8 8
September 8.0 8 7 7 9
October 9.1 8 9 10 8
November 8.8 10 9 9 8
December 8.7 6 8 9 9
Average 8.8 8.7 8.3 9.0 9.0

36th highest wind speed of Germany

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 263° 231° 227° 262°
February 236° 119° 232° 231°
March 109° 256° 224° 249°
April 332° 305° 298° 073°
May 269° 246° 295° 294°
June 272° 300° 352° 224°
July 280° 259° 262° 284°
August 329° 263° 200° 231°
September 203° 248° 227° 251°
October 211° 202° 197° 207°
November 171° 235° 206° 162°
December 125° 212° 161° 215°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

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