Seasons in Luxembourg

There is moderately continental climate with cold winters and mild summers in Luxemburg. In the northern part of the country throughout the year is colder than in the south.

The influence of the Atlantic Ocean is evident, but the altitude, which varies between 250 metres  in the far south and 500 metres in the north, makes it a bit colder than the plains, with more frequent snowfalls in winter.

Level of precipitations in Luxemburg is abundant high. Rains in summer and snowfalls during the winter are typical for the whole territory of the country. The average level of precipitations in the country is about 950 mm.


Weather and Climate

Spring in Luxembourg

Spring comes to Luxemburg in the beginning of March and lasts until the last days of May. It is very warm in the country all this season long. The average temperatures in April are about 56 °F, and about 64 °F in May. Soft weather stays here until the end of May. Never the less, weather of the country is unstable during this seasson. Sunny days could sharply been replaced by clouds and strong winds.

Often rains are typical for this period of the year. But the weather is still very comfortable to visit the country. Temperature increase not sharp and it is warmer day by day in the country.

The climate of the spring months

(Luxembourg)

March
Max average t°: +9 °C (49 °F)
Min average t°: +1 °C (34 °F)
Sundial in the day: 7 hours
Rainy days: 1 days
Precipitation: 21 mm (0,8")
April
Max average t°: +13 °C (56 °F)
Min average t°: +3,5 °C (38 °F)
Sundial in the day: 9 hours
Rainy days: 2 days
Precipitation: 17 mm (0.7")
May
Max average t°: 18 °C (65 °F)
Min average t°: +7 °C (45 °F)
Sundial in the day: 11 hours
Rainy days: 2 days
Precipitation: 34 mm (1,3")

Spring holidays

2 Apr     Easter Monday

1 May   Labour Day
10 May Ascension Day
21 May Whit Monday

Summer in Luxembourg

There are no uncomfortably hot days in Luxemburg in summer. It is comfortably warm here. The average temperature at daytime is about 65°F, and it never decreases below 56 °F or increases above 73 °F. Same as in winter sometimes easterly winds bring a more continental type of weather warm to hot and dry in the summer.

From May to August, the sun shines more often and the air temperature can reach 75°F during daytime. Meanwhile it is comfortably cool weather at nights. This weather makes the period from beginning of May to the middle of September the best one to visit the country.

The climate of the summer months

(Luxembourg)

June
Max average t°: +21 °C (70 °F)
Min average t°: +11 °C (51 °F)
Sundial in the day: 12 hours
Rainy days: 3 days
Precipitation: 35 mm (1,4")
Jule
Max average t°: +23 °C (73 °F)
Min average t°: +12 °C (54 °F)
Sundial in the day: 12,4 hours
Rainy days: 2 days
Precipitation: 27 mm (1,0")
August
Max average t°: +22 °C (71 °F)
Min average t°: +12 °C (54 °F)
Sundial in the day: 12 hours
Rainy days: 0~1 days
Precipitation: 9 mm (0,35")


Summer holidays

23 Jun   National Day

15 Aug  Assumption Day

Autumn in Luxembourg

There is rainy and cloudy weather in Luxemburg all the fall long. Temperature increases and season of rains is about to begin. But it is still warm enough in September in the country. Good period to visit the country continues until the middle of October. October in Luxembourg and is 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (57°F), whilst at night 6°C (43°F) is normal. There is absence of the sun during these days and it is dryer than in other territories of this area. Winds are not strong and uncomfortable rainy weather with can be observed rare.

The climate of the autumn months

(Luxembourg)

September
Max average t°: +19 °C (66 °F)
Min average t°: +9,5 °C (49 °F)
Sundial in the day: 10 hours
Rainy days: 1 day
Precipitation: 13 mm (0,5")
October
Max average t°: +13 °C (56 °F)
Min average t°: +6 °C (42 °F)
Sundial in the day: 7 hours
Rainy days: 1 day
Precipitation: 22 mm (0,9")
November
Max average t°: +7 °C (45 °F)
Min average t°:+2 °C (36 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 1 day
Precipitation: 18 mm (0,7")

Autumn holidays

1 Nov    All Saints' Day.

Winter in Luxembourg

Winter comes to the country in beginning of December and it lasts for three months. It is cold and dull all the winter long, from December to February. In the capital of Luxemburg it is cold enough in winter. The average temperature at this area is about 32 °F during daytime. It is cloudy during the main part of the season and strong winds are typical.

In winter strong atlantic low-pressure systems can cause uncomfortable cold weather. Sometimes easterly winds can bring a more continental type of weather. It is cold and clear in the winter with freezing temperatures sometimes.

The climate of the winter months

(Luxembourg)

December
Max average t°: +4 °C (39 °F)
Min average t°: 0 °C (32 °F)
Sundial in the day: 5 hours
Snowy days: 2 days
Precipitation: 31 mm (1,2")
January
Max average t°: +3 °C (37 °F)
Min average t°:-1 °C (30 °F)
Sundial in the day: 4 hours
Snowy days: 2 days
Precipitation: 26 mm (1,0")
February
Max average t°:+5 °C (41 °F)
Min average t°: -0,5 °C (31 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Snowy days: 1 days
Precipitation: 15 mm (0,6")

Winter holidays

25 Dec  Christmas Day
26 Dec  Boxing Day

1 Jan   New Year's Day