# 5: Warm summers and mild winters

The picture shows students having a meal during a short break in front of a lighthouse. Copyright: Uni Kiel Too hot to move in the summer, too cold to leave the house in the winter? Not here. 

Kiel has a very mild maritime climate, which means that during summer you get temperates around 22 - 28 ° Celsius plus and mild winters (around the freezing point in January).

You can enjoy your summer leisure and battle out your snowball fights in the winter.