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The northern third of the country lies in the North European Plain, with flat terrain crossed by northward-flowing watercourses. Wetlands and marshy conditions are found close to the Dutch border and along the Frisian coast. Sandy Mecklenburg in the northeast has many glacier-formed.
Germany's climate is temperate, with cold, cloudy, wet winters and moderate warm summers. The greater part of Germany lies in the cool/temperate climatic zone in which humid westerly winds predominate. In the northwest and the north, the climate is extremely oceanic and rain falls all the year round. Winters are relatively mild and summers comparatively cool. In the east, the climate shows clear continental features; winters can be very cold for long periods, and summers can become very warm. Dry periods are often recorded.
Average Temperature for September in Germany is an average of 20 Celsius: