Denmark weather

Read our complete guide to the weather in Denmark.

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Denmark. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Denmark (Copenhagen) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Denmark weather overview

In Denmark expect warm but rainy summers, chilly winters and mild, wet autumns and springs. The waters of the Baltic can freeze for long periods. Such freezes are not an annual occurrence but, when they do happen, they are accompanied by snow which can lie for as long as a month. February tends to be the coldest time of the year.

The climate varies little throughout Denmark although the west coast is rather more prone to rain than the east. The west can also fall prey to strong gales from the Atlantic, so take windproof clothing if visiting this region in winter.

What to pack for Denmark weather

Light clothing is fine for the summer months but take at least one woolly to combat sudden changes in the weather and expect the odd short sharp shower.

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Which is the hottest month in Denmark?

The hottest time of year in Copenhagen, Denmark is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 21°C.

Which month has the most rain in Denmark?

In terms of rainfall, July is usually the wettest month in Copenhagen, Denmark with 70mm on average. There are normally 13 days in July with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Denmark?

The sunniest time of year in Copenhagen, Denmark is normally May with bright sunshine on average for 49% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Denmark?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Copenhagen, Denmark in August when the water temperature reaches 17°C.

What is the flight time to Denmark from the UK?

The flight time to Denmark from the UK is typically 2 hours.

What is the time difference between Denmark and the UK?

The time difference between Denmark and the UK is GMT+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in Denmark?

The main languages spoken in Denmark are Danish and English.

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What is the currency in Denmark?

The currency in Denmark is the Danish Krone (DKK).

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Which plugs are used in Denmark?

Denmark uses electrical plug type C + E + F + K (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Denmark?

They drive on the right side of the road in Denmark.

Compare Denmark weather with the USA

Below the Denmark weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Denmark (Copenhagen) and the USA (Washington).

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