Best Time to Visit Austria

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Austria. We created climate tables and charts for the locations of Vienna, Salzburg und Klagenfurt. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Austria for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol -8 °C to 25 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 1.426.3 in (6 – 15 Days of Rain)
Average Annual Temperature is between 7.7 °C (Klagenfurt) and 10.5 °C (Vienna)
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Best Time to Visit Austria: Overview

JanuaryJan
Winter
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FebruaryFeb
Winter
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MarchMar
Spring
max. 11 °C
AprilApr
Spring
max. 15 °C
MayMay
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JuneJun
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JulyJul
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AugustAug
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SeptemberSep
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OctoberOct
Autumn
max. 15 °C
NovemberNov
Autumn
max. 8 °C
DecemberDec
Winter
Ski season

Best Time to Visit the Regions

Find the best time to visit the regions (Austria) in the following overview.

LocationBest Time to Travel
ViennaMay, June, July, August, and September
SalzburgMay, June, July, August, and September
KlagenfurtMay, June, July, and August

Climate Charts Austria

In the following, you will find climate charts for the regions.

Furthermore, there are some charts you can use for quick comparison of climate between the regions.

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Vienna

Climate Chart Vienna
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Salzburg

Climate Chart Salzburg
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Klagenfurt

Climate Chart Klagenfurt
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Day Temperatures

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Night Temperatures

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Average Temperatures

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Precipitation

Hours of Sunshine per Day

Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Tables Austria

In the following, you will find some climate tables for Austria, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, and Hours of Sunshine.
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Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Vienna (Austria)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature15°20°23°25°24°21°14°
Night Temperature-3°-1°11°14°16°15°12°-0°
Precipitation (inch)1.51.651.612.012.42.912.482.281.771.611.971.69
Rainy days887789987688
Hours of Sunshine234677876422
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Vienna is 9.9 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: July (19.7 °C)
Coldest month: January (-0.7 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 23.9 inch on 93 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Salzburg (Austria)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature10°14°19°22°24°23°20°15°
Night Temperature-5°-3°-0°11°13°13°10°-4°
Precipitation (inch)2.482.322.63.275.086.066.36.023.542.642.912.8
Rainy days11101112131515141091012
Hours of Sunshine234567776432
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Salzburg is 8.9 °C.

Warmest month: July (18.3 °C)
Coldest month: January (-1.3 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 46.02 inch on 142 rainy days

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, April, October, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 4.6 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Klagenfurt (Austria)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature-1°10°15°20°23°25°24°21°14°
Night Temperature-8°-6°-2°11°12°12°-1°-6°
Precipitation (inch)1.421.52.132.563.434.294.573.983.542.83.391.89
Rainy days667810111097786
Hours of Sunshine245678886422
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Klagenfurt is 7.7 °C.

Warmest month: July (18.4 °C)
Coldest month: January (-4.6 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 35.47 inch on 95 rainy days

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, April, October, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 8.1 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day on average.

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Salzburg
shower sleet     shower sleet, 0.4 °C
Clouds: 75 %       Wind: 4 mph WNW
Air Pressure: 1028 hPa       Humidity: 97 %
Last updated: 19th Jan 2020, 05:12 am
The next days …
19th Jan 202020th Jan 202021st Jan 202022nd Jan 202023rd Jan 202024th Jan 2020
snow-2 °C to 2 °Cfew clouds-3 °C to 3 °Csky is clear-3 °C to 4 °Csky is clear-3 °C to 4 °Csky is clear-3 °C to 3 °Csky is clear-2 °C to 5 °C
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Clouds: 97 %Clouds: 20 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 1 %Clouds: 1 %Clouds: 0 %
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Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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Important Regions and Cities

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Austria: Experiences of our Visitors

There are 8 reviews for Austria holiday already. Average rating is 3.6 of 5 stars.
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    Diana, 35 years old was there in April

    A little chilly, about 15 degrees but sunny. Wonderful to explore Vienna.

    Weather Rating: 3 stars – Mixed

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    Franz, 61 years old was there in January

    Partly wonderfully sunny, then snow and rain again. The temperature is just right for sightseeing.

    Weather Rating: 3 stars – Mixed

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    Soeren, 27 years old was there in August

    The weather was very changeable. The first days very rainy, towards the end very sunny. Ratio 50/50, but still recommended!

    Weather Rating: 3 stars – Mixed

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    Gaby, 65 years old was there in March

    Warm, about 20 degrees in the sun, snow on top of the mountain.
    Beautiful to walk and sit in the sun in front of the hut,

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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    Bärbel, 50 years old was there in July

    From 8 days it rained heavily for 2 days without a break.the other days were mostly cloudy with occasional showers.

    Weather Rating: 1 stars – Mostly bad

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    Sonja, 35 years old was there in June

    Very warm, sunny during the day, sometimes thunderstorms in the evening. This causes humid, humid air

    Weather Rating: 4 stars – Good

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    peter.weinert@chello.at, 58 years old was there in May

    Well it had 32 mugs in Graz in the beer garden 😉

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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    Brigitte, 49 years old was there in July

    Hiking tour in the Paznauntal in Tyrol with ideal hiking weather at an altitude of 3000 m.

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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