Your Complete Guide to Weather in Vienna
Weather in Vienna
You may be asking `Which month is best to Visit Austria? ´ or `How cold does it get in Vienna?`
Vienna has a dry continental climate with warm summers and cold snowy winters. The coldest months are December and February. However, the sights of the beautiful snowy city compensate you for the cold temperatures. During these months the temperature stays below 0 Celsius (equals 32 Fahrenheit).
The City of Vienna is prepared for the snow in the winter months; pedestrian walkways and streets are de-iced and kept clear. We recommend that you pack winter shoes and a warm coat. Even when taking one of our private tours with tour vehicles you may want to spend significant time outdoors to experience the stunning winter Christmas markets and winter cityscapes.
The hottest time of the year is July and August with temperatures being around 25 Celsius or more (equals 77 Fahrenheit). The weather is comfortable warm but for sightseeing you need to make sure to drink plenty of water and to apply sun protection. In Vienna it doesn’t rain too much. Even if it is raining they are usually short showers. Reputable hotels will provide guests with umbrella.
The average temperature for each month:
January -1°C (30°F) February 2°C (36°F) March 6°C (43°F) April 10.5°C (51°F) May 15°C (59°F) June 18°C (64°F) July 20°C (68°F) August 20°C (68°F) September 16°C (61°F) October 10.5°C (51°F) November 5°C (41°F) December 1°C (34°F)
What is the best season to visit Vienna?
The most popular time to visit Vienna is in the summer. Many consider this the best time to visit the city, as the months between July and August are the warmest and sunniest. However, at this time the hotel prices peek and tourist attractions are crowded. Many families are visiting Vienna during the summer because schools have breaks.
Winter is also a popular time to plan a visit to Vienna. The weather is cold but the snow-covered city and its Christmas markets are beautiful. If you are looking for a less crowded time Spring and Autumn are the right seasons for you. You will be able to explore the city without a crowd and benefit from more affordable hotel room rates.