Austria weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Austria

The best time to visit in Austria is from June until August, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Austria is 22°C in July and the lowest is 0°C in January. The weather and climate of Austria is suitable for a winter sports.

Austria has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Austria or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather West Austria by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 0 1 7 13 16 20 22 22 17 12 7 2
Precipitation (mm) 34 25 18 12 42 66 65 41 27 26 19 22
Climate data from city: Tirol

Average weather North Austria by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 2 4 10 16 20 23 26 26 21 14 9 4
Precipitation (mm) 25 19 20 16 35 39 32 22 29 26 20 27
Climate data from city: Vienna

Average weather South Austria by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 0 1 7 13 16 20 23 23 17 12 7 2
Precipitation (mm) 28 43 31 31 48 51 41 45 50 36 47 23

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14 day weather forecast Austria

The weather for in Austria will be 9° till -3° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Austria is based on the weather conditions in the city of Vienna.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 2 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 0.2 mm 15% 3 m/s 0
Friday 3 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
0 cm 0.2 mm 15% 2 m/s 0
Sunday 5 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
6.7 cm 6.1 mm 95% 3 m/s 0
Monday 6 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
2.5 cm 3.1 mm 90% 5 m/s 1
Tuesday 7 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
8.4 cm 7.5 mm 95% 6 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
0 cm 0.4 mm 30% 7 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 9 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
-5°
1.3 cm 1.1 mm 80% 3 m/s 1
Friday 10 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-3°
1.4 cm 1.2 mm 80% 4 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-7°
0 cm 4.9 mm 85% 1 m/s 1
Sunday 12 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-6°
-8°
0 cm 0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 1
Monday 13 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-6°
5.1 cm 4.3 mm 95% 1 m/s 1
Tuesday 14 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-9°
1.3 cm 1.5 mm 80% 1 m/s 1
Wednesday 15 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-9°
-13°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1

Climate Austria

Click on a region of Austria to view the climate:

Climate table of West Austria (Tirol)

West Austria has the continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for West Austria is 12° degrees and there is about 399 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 213 days a year with an average humidity of 83% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 0 1 7 13 16 20 22 22 17 12 7 2
Night temp. (°C) -6 -5 -1 3 7 10 12 12 8 4 1 -4
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 34 25 18 12 42 66 65 41 27 26 19 22
Days with rain 6 3 6 8 15 18 18 11 8 7 2 5
Days with snow 16 12 7 3 1 - - - - 2 4 11
Dry days 9 13 18 19 15 12 13 20 22 22 24 15
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 7 10 10 10 11 11 9 6 5 5
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 1 2 2 3 4 5 5 4 3 2 2 2
Climate data from city: Tirol

Climate table of North Austria (Vienna)

North Austria has the continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for North Austria is 15° degrees and there is about 310 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 196 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 4.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 2 4 10 16 20 23 26 26 21 14 9 4
Night temp. (°C) -3 -2 2 6 9 12 15 15 12 7 3 -1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 25 19 20 16 35 39 32 22 29 26 20 27
Days with rain 8 8 11 11 16 15 13 9 11 9 9 9
Days with snow 8 6 3 - - - - - - - 2 5
Dry days 15 14 17 19 15 15 18 22 19 22 19 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 7 10 10 11 11 11 10 6 5 5
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
UV-index 2 2 3 4 5 5 6 5 4 3 2 2
Climate data from city: Vienna

Climate table of South Austria (Klagenfurt)

South Austria has the continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for South Austria is 12° degrees and there is about 472 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 175 days a year with an average humidity of 82% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 0 1 7 13 16 20 23 23 17 12 7 2
Night temp. (°C) -6 -6 -2 2 5 8 10 10 7 3 1 -5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 28 43 31 31 48 51 41 45 50 36 47 23
Days with rain 8 8 11 14 17 15 16 12 12 10 13 7
Days with snow 8 10 4 1 - - - - - - 2 5
Dry days 15 10 16 15 14 15 15 19 18 21 15 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 4 7 10 10 11 11 11 9 6 5 5
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 3 3 3 5 5 4 3 2 2 2
Climate data from city: Klagenfurt

Austria weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Austria? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Austria?

Austria lies in a straight line about 18,305 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Vienna).

How long is the flight to Austria?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Austria is approximately 22 h. 40 min.

What are the largest airports in Austria?

These are the largest airports in Austria:

  • Vienna International Airport – Vienna
  • Linz Hörsching Airport – Linz
  • Graz Airport – Graz
  • Salzburg Airport – Salzburg
  • Innsbruck Airport – Innsbruck

How many inhabitants are there in Austria?

Austria has approximately 8,830,487 inhabitants.

How big is Austria?

The area of Austria is around 83,858 km². It is 3,5x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Austria?

The capital of Austria is Vienna.

What is the currency of Austria?

In Austria the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 2 December 2021

  • 1 Euro = 0.58 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 1.72 Euro
  • 10 Euro = 5.82 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 17.17 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 58.23 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 171.72 Euro

What is the area code of Austria?

The area code to call Austria is +43.