ⓘ Holzgerlingen

                                     

ⓘ Holzgerlingen

Holzgerlingen, with its population of 12.700, lies in a clearing in the Schonbuch, a large forest in the state of Baden-Wurttemberg. It is 6 km 3.7 mi south of the city of Boblingen. The old city center lies about 475 m 1560 ft above mean sea level on a watershed. The source of the Aich River is located in the southeast of Holzgerlingen, the Aich is flowing east and feeding the Neckar River at Nurtingen. The source of the Wurm River is located west of the city on administrative area of Altdorf, the Wurm is flowing westwards merging with the Nagold River and Enz River in Pforzheim.

Holzgerlingen, like many cities in southern Germany, and Schonbuch region, in particular, have a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. Throughout the year, minimum temperature in the range from 3 °C to 39 °C -16 °C to 4 °C during nights in January and February, the coldest months of the year to between 65 °F and 93 °C 18 °C to 34 °C during July and August in the afternoon.

The wettest month of the year is November, when frequent storms blowing in from the North sea and the Atlantic ocean. During November, 5.00 in 127 mm of precipitation, mostly as rain. Snow falls in the region, but because daytime temperatures even in winter are often above 32 °f 0 °C, long-lasting snow cover is unusual. The driest month of the year in September, when only 2.95 in 75 mm of rain occurs. In a normal year, precipitation totals 49.68 in 1262mm.