Ready to learn the names for the months of the year in German? In this article, we're going to first have a look at the different months, then look at the vocabulary for the seasons in German and lastly go through some example sentences that use these vocabulary words.
Months of the Year in German
Learning the German names for the months of the year is easy peasy lemon squeezy. Just have a look at the left column in this list (without looking at the English translation) and see if there is a single month that you wouldn't be able to guess:
As you can see, the names of the months in German are similar to their English counterparts, with the exception of a few such as März, Juni, and September, which have slightly different spellings, but are nevertheless German-English cognates.
Another great thing to remember about the months in German is that they are all masculine, so it's der Januar, der Februar and so on.
Seasons in German
The German names for the seasons are a little more difficult to remember, since "der Frühling" & "der Herbst" don't sound anything like spring or autumn.
Luckily, however, there are only four seasons to learn and "der Sommer" & "der Winter" are the very same in English, with the expection that they're captialized - but you probably know this by now.
To finish this off, let's have a look at a few German examples sentences that make use of the German vocabulary we just learned: