When is the best time to go to Austria?

When is the best time to go to Austria? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Austria, the weather is good across more than 55% of the territory for: August and September
  • The best months to go to Vienna are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Vienna are July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The rainiest months in this city are May, June and July
  • The cities with the best climate are Feldbach, Schwechat and Jennersdorf, with good weather at least 6 months a year

Annual weather in Austria

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Austria for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 9°F to 40°F
2 to 13 days*
February 9°F to 43°F
2 to 10 days*
March 13°F to 52°F
1 to 11 days*
April 27°F to 63°F
2 to 11 days*
May 36°F to 68°F
4 to 19 days*
June 47°F to 77°F
4 to 19 days*
July 49°F to 83°F
3 to 21 days*
August 47°F to 83°F
2 to 17 days*
September 36°F to 74°F
3 to 11 days*
October 25°F to 61°F
2 to 10 days*
November 20°F to 52°F
2 to 9 days*
December 11°F to 43°F
2 to 10 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Austria by cities

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The best months to go to Vienna are may, june, july, august and september.



The best months to go to Graz are may, june, july, august and september.



The best months to go to Hallstatt are may, june, july, august and september.

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Temperatures and rainfall in Austria

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Austria and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Vienna, Graz, Hallstatt, Innsbruck and Rust.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Austria

Find out when Austria has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Austria

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, October, November and December. The number of visitors to Austria is high in: May, June, July, August and September.

  • Very low season in Austria: January, February, March and November.
  • Low season in Austria: April, October and December.
  • High season in Austria: May, June and September.
  • Peek season in Austria: July and August.

Figure: Visitor index for Austria month by month

Average price for flights to Austria

A return flight between London and Vienna is generally cheaper if you go in may ($ 69 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 27 more for your airline ticket to Vienna if you go in november.

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Where to go in Austria?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Zell am See32°F34°F40°F50°F58°F67°F70°F70°F63°F54°F45°F34°F
Kirchberg in Tirol34°F36°F43°F54°F59°F68°F72°F72°F65°F56°F47°F38°F
Nationalpark Hohe Tauern29°F31°F36°F43°F50°F61°F65°F65°F58°F49°F40°F31°F
Nationalpark Kalkalpen32°F36°F47°F58°F65°F74°F77°F77°F68°F59°F47°F36°F
Nationalpark Thayatal36°F40°F50°F61°F65°F74°F77°F79°F70°F58°F49°F40°F


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Is this weather information for Austria reliable?

Climate data for Austria has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Austria allows us to determine the average for each month in Vienna, Graz, Hallstatt, Innsbruck, Rust, Salzburg, Zell am See, Alpbach, and 61 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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