Munich is situated in the zone of transition from humid continental to oceanic climate. Such location leads to relatively mild winters with little snow and cool cloudy and rainy summers. Mean average of winter is -1 °C (30 °F) while at summer temperature averages around 18 °C (64 °F). Excessive heat occurs rarely.
Germany has variety of relief. There are three major regions: northernmost land on coasts of the North and the Baltic Seas, central part on North German Plain and southern half of the territory with Alps. Each area has respective features of climate. Southern mountainous portion is usually colder and rainier than lain part and by the seas there is higher humidity.