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Denmark has a mild, temperate climate with short summers and long winters during which temperatures can drop below freezing.
The summer months are between June and August with the warmest month being July. Temperatures are usually mild with the average being around 20°C (68°F).
Winter runs from December to March with temperatures hovering around 0°C (32°F). Frost and snow are common during winter, so it's best to bundle up with warm clothes to avoid a chill.
Strong winds blow throughout Denmark on a near-constant basis; these winds are utilised in Denmark's wind power industry and produce nearly half of the country's electricity.
►Learn about what to expect of life in this Scandanavian country by reading Culture Shock in Denmark
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