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Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Rostock Germany

In Rostock, the summers are comfortable and partly cloudy and the winters are long, very cold, windy, and mostly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 29°F to 73°F and is rarely below 15°F or above 82°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Rostock for warm-weather activities is from late June to late August.

Climate in Rostock

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Rostock weather by month. Click on each chart for more information.

The warm season lasts for 3.1 months, from June 7 to September 9, with an average daily high temperature above 66°F. The hottest month of the year in Rostock is July, with an average high of 72°F and low of 56°F.

The cold season lasts for 4.0 months, from November 18 to March 17, with an average daily high temperature below 45°F. The coldest month of the year in Rostock is January, with an average low of 30°F and high of 38°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in Rostock

Average High and Low Temperature in RostockwarmcoldcoldJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FJan 1838°FJan 1838°FAug 673°FAug 673°F29°F29°F57°F57°FJun 766°FJun 766°FSep 966°FSep 966°FNov 1845°FNov 1845°FMar 1745°FMar 1745°F50°F50°F52°F52°F37°F37°F33°F33°FNowNow
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.
AverageJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
High38°F39°F45°F54°F62°F67°F72°F71°F64°F55°F45°F40°F
Temp.34°F34°F39°F46°F54°F59°F64°F64°F57°F49°F41°F36°F
Low30°F30°F33°F39°F46°F52°F56°F56°F51°F44°F37°F32°F

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature in Rostock

Average Hourly Temperature in RostockJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowvery coldvery coldcoldcoldcoolcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Kitimat, Canada (4,642 miles away) and Cumberland, Canada (4,858 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Rostock (view comparison).

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In Rostock, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Rostock begins around April 2 and lasts for 6.5 months, ending around October 17.

The clearest month of the year in Rostock is July, during which on average the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 56% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around October 17 and lasts for 5.5 months, ending around April 2.

The cloudiest month of the year in Rostock is December, during which on average the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 72% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories in Rostock

Cloud Cover Categories in RostockclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jul 2057%Jul 2057%Dec 1827%Dec 1827%Apr 242%Apr 242%Oct 1743%Oct 1743%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.
FractionJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Cloudier69%65%61%54%48%45%44%47%49%58%69%72%
Clearer31%35%39%46%52%55%56%53%51%42%31%28%

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Rostock varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 8.5 months, from May 25 to February 11, with a greater than 23% chance of a given day being a wet day. The month with the most wet days in Rostock is December, with an average of 8.6 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

The drier season lasts 3.5 months, from February 11 to May 25. The month with the fewest wet days in Rostock is April, with an average of 5.8 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. The month with the most days of rain alone in Rostock is July, with an average of 8.4 days. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 28% on July 10.

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Rostock

Daily Chance of Precipitation in RostockwetwetdryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Dec 2329%Dec 2329%Apr 2217%Apr 2217%May 2523%May 2523%Feb 1123%Feb 1123%NowNowrainsnowmixed
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).
Days ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rain6.4d5.2d6.2d5.7d6.8d7.8d8.4d8.1d7.2d7.6d7.5d7.5d
Mixed0.6d0.4d0.2d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.1d0.4d
Snow0.8d0.7d0.3d0.1d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.2d0.7d
Any7.8d6.3d6.7d5.8d6.8d7.8d8.4d8.1d7.2d7.6d7.8d8.6d

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Rostock experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in Rostock. The month with the most rain in Rostock is July, with an average rainfall of 1.9 inches.

The month with the least rain in Rostock is April, with an average rainfall of 1.0 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in Rostock

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average snowfall.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rainfall1.2″1.0″1.0″1.0″1.3″1.8″1.9″1.9″1.6″1.4″1.4″1.4″

Snowfall

As with rainfall, we consider the snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Rostock experiences some seasonal variation in monthly snowfall.

The snowy period of the year lasts for 2.4 months, from December 10 to February 21, with a sliding 31-day snowfall of at least 1.0 inches. The month with the most snow in Rostock is January, with an average snowfall of 1.4 inches.

The snowless period of the year lasts for 9.6 months, from February 21 to December 10. The least snow falls around July 21, with an average total accumulation of 0.0 inches.

Average Monthly Snowfall in Rostock

Average Monthly Snowfall in RostocksnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 in5 in5 inJan 41.5 inJan 41.5 inJul 210.0 inJul 210.0 inDec 101.0 inDec 101.0 inFeb 211.0 inFeb 211.0 inNowNow
The average snowfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average rainfall.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Snowfall1.4″1.1″0.5″0.1″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.3″1.2″

The length of the day in Rostock varies extremely over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is December 21, with 7 hours, 21 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 17 hours, 10 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Rostock

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in RostockJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 7 minMar 2012 hr, 7 minMar 2017 hr, 10 minJun 2117 hr, 10 minJun 2112 hr, 13 minSep 2212 hr, 13 minSep 227 hr, 21 minDec 217 hr, 21 minDec 21nightnightdayNowNow
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.
Hours ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Daylight8.1h9.8h12.0h14.2h16.1h17.1h16.5h14.7h12.6h10.4h8.5h7.5h

The earliest sunrise is at 4:37 AM on June 17, and the latest sunrise is 3 hours, 53 minutes later at 8:31 AM on December 30. The earliest sunset is at 3:48 PM on December 13, and the latest sunset is 6 hours, 0 minutes later at 9:48 PM on June 24.

Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Rostock during 2021, starting in the spring on March 28, lasting 7.1 months, and ending in the fall on October 31.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in Rostock

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in RostockJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 174:37 AMJun 174:37 AM9:48 PMJun 249:48 PMJun 24Dec 133:48 PMDec 133:48 PM8:31 AMDec 308:31 AMDec 30Mar 28DSTMar 28DSTDSTOct 31DSTOct 31daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunset
The solar day over the course of the year 2021. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight saving time are indicated by the 'DST' labels.

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in Rostock

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The perceived humidity level in Rostock, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 1% of 1% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels in Rostock

Humidity Comfort Levels in RostockJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Mar 100%Mar 100%Jul 192%Jul 192%NowNowcomfortablecomfortabledrydryhumidhumid
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Muggy days0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.2d0.5d0.4d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Rostock experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 5.6 months, from October 11 to March 30, with average wind speeds of more than 12.7 miles per hour. The windiest month of the year in Rostock is January, with an average hourly wind speed of 14.6 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 6.4 months, from March 30 to October 11. The calmest month of the year in Rostock is May, with an average hourly wind speed of 10.6 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in Rostock

Average Wind Speed in RostockwindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph5 mph5 mph10 mph10 mph15 mph15 mph20 mph20 mphJan 2414.8 mphJan 2414.8 mphMay 3110.5 mphMay 3110.5 mphOct 1112.7 mphOct 1112.7 mphMar 3012.7 mphMar 3012.7 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Wind Speed (mph)14.613.813.211.410.610.910.811.012.112.913.514.1

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Rostock varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the east for 4.0 days, from April 30 to May 4, with a peak percentage of 32% on May 3. The wind is most often from the west for 5.7 months, from May 4 to October 27 and for 5.3 months, from November 22 to April 30, with a peak percentage of 53% on June 28. The wind is most often from the south for 3.7 weeks, from October 27 to November 22, with a peak percentage of 37% on October 30.

Wind Direction in Rostock

Wind Direction in RostockWWSWJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwestsoutheastnorth
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Rostock is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.

The average water temperature experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The time of year with warmer water lasts for 3.1 months, from June 19 to September 22, with an average temperature above 59°F. The month of the year in Rostock with the warmest water is August, with an average temperature of 64°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 4.2 months, from December 8 to April 15, with an average temperature below 41°F. The month of the year in Rostock with the coolest water is February, with an average temperature of 36°F.

Average Water Temperature in Rostock

Average Water Temperature in RostockwarmcoolcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec30°F30°F35°F35°F40°F40°F45°F45°F50°F50°F55°F55°F60°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°FAug 664°FAug 664°F36°FFeb 1636°FFeb 16Jun 1959°FJun 1959°FSep 2259°FSep 2259°FDec 841°FDec 841°FApr 1541°FApr 1541°FNowNow
The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
WaterJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temperature37°F36°F37°F42°F50°F58°F63°F64°F60°F53°F46°F40°F

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Rostock throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Rostock for general outdoor tourist activities is from late June to late August, with a peak score in the last week of July.

Tourism Score in Rostock

Tourism Score in Rostockbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810106.86.80.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature tourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Rostock for hot-weather activities is from mid July to mid August, with a peak score in the last week of July.

Beach/Pool Score in Rostock

Beach/Pool Score in RostockJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810103.33.30.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

The growing season in Rostock typically lasts for 6.6 months (201 days), from around April 16 to around November 3, rarely starting before March 30 or after May 1, and rarely ending before October 11 or after December 1.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Rostock

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Rostockgrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%50%Apr 1650%Apr 1650%Nov 350%Nov 390%May 190%May 190%Oct 1190%Oct 1110%Mar 3010%Mar 3010%Dec 110%Dec 10%Feb 40%Feb 4Jul 18100%Jul 18100%freezingvery coldcoldcoolcomfortablewarm
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Rostock should appear around May 7, only rarely appearing before April 26 or after May 21.

Growing Degree Days in Rostock

Growing Degree Days in RostockJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F200°F200°F400°F400°F600°F600°F800°F800°F1,000°F1,000°F1,200°F1,200°F1,400°F1,400°F1,600°F1,600°F1,800°F1,800°FMay 790°FMay 790°FJul 27900°FJul 27900°FDec 311,702°FDec 311,702°FNowNow
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from April 29 to August 14, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 5.2 kWh. The brightest month of the year in Rostock is June, with an average of 6.3 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 4.0 months, from October 23 to February 21, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 1.6 kWh. The darkest month of the year in Rostock is December, with an average of 0.5 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Rostock

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in RostockbrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWhJun 256.4 kWhJun 256.4 kWhDec 190.5 kWhDec 190.5 kWhApr 295.2 kWhApr 295.2 kWhAug 145.2 kWhAug 145.2 kWhOct 231.6 kWhOct 231.6 kWhFeb 211.6 kWhFeb 211.6 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Solar Energy (kWh)0.71.42.74.45.86.36.15.13.51.90.80.5

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Rostock are 54.089 deg latitude, 12.140 deg longitude, and 59 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Rostock contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 164 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 36 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (427 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (571 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Rostock is covered by artificial surfaces (68%) and grassland (11%), within 10 miles by cropland (51%) and artificial surfaces (13%), and within 50 miles by cropland (39%) and water (37%).

This report illustrates the typical weather in Rostock, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Rostock.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Rostock according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

The estimated value at Rostock is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Rostock and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are:

To get a sense of how much these sources agree with each other, you can view a comparison of Rostock and the stations that contribute to our estimates of its temperature history and climate. Please note that each source's contribution is adjusted for elevation and the relative change present in the MERRA-2 data.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.