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Following several days of cool, damp weather, a dry and mild weekend is forecast for most of Germany.
While it will not be as warm as last weekend, which featured the highest temperatures of the year so far, it will be comfortable with at least some sunshine each day.
Clouds and periodic rain will make southern Bavaria the exception on Saturday. The rain can lead to a slick pitch for the football match on Saturday afternoon between Bayern Munich and VfB Stuttgart.
Dry conditions are expected for the rest of the Bundesliga matches scheduled for Saturday.
A few spotty showers will dot northwestern Germany Saturday night into Sunday. Areas that could get a shower include Cologne and Dusseldorf.
These showers are expected to last 20 minutes or less and will only briefly put a damper on any outdoor plans, such as the Bundesliga matches in Dortmund or Leverkusen.
Following a cloudy day on Friday, drier and milder weather is expected on Saturday and Sunday for the final days of the Nuremberg Spring Festival.
Dry and milder weather is also expected for Berlin and Frankfurt, allowing people to get outdoors to enjoy the weekend.
High temperatures this weekend will range from 12-16 C (54-60 F), but rain will hold temperatures to around 9 C (48 F) in Munich on Saturday.
Showers will finally taper off and sunshine will return for Sunday afternoon around Munich, allowing temperatures to rebound to around 13 C (55 F).
The weather will turn unsettled again early next week as the threat for rain returns to western Germany on Monday. Rain will then sweep the country from Tuesday into Thursday.
Content contributed by AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Kristina Pydynowski.
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