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Best time to visit Hallstatt, Austria

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The best time to visit Hallstatt is September-October

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, September-October is the best time to go to Hallstatt.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 21℃ (70℉). The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of -15℃ (6℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Hallstatt, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around July. On average it rains the most days in May, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Keep reading to find out when the best times to travel to Hallstatt are for whatever trip you’re planning. By the time you finish, you’ll have all the info you need, and you’ll be ready to start booking. Don’t know where to look or who to book with? Don’t stress! We’ve hand-picked our favourite online travel tools we use, know and love so you can rest assured you’re in safe hands. Happy reading!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

November

Most daylight

July

Hallstatt seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Hallstatt as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Hallstatt is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Hallstatt

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Hallstatt for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Hallstatt climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Hallstatt for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Hallstatt in January

  • Average temperature: -5℃ (23℉)
  • Average high temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average low temperature: -9℃ (16℉)
  • Average humidity: 92%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 114mm (4") over 4 days
  • Average snow days: 19 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hallstatt in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Hallstatt in February

  • Average temperature: -5℃ (23℉)
  • Average high temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average low temperature: -9℃ (16℉)
  • Average humidity: 94%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 91mm (4") over 4 days
  • Average snow days: 19 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hallstatt in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Hallstatt in March

  • Average temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (36℉)
  • Average low temperature: -6℃ (22℉)
  • Average humidity: 92%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 91mm (4") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 19 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hallstatt in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Hallstatt in April

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (40℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 10 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hallstatt in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Hallstatt in May

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 151mm (6") over 24 days
  • Average snow days: 6 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hallstatt in May, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Hallstatt in June

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 113mm (4") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hallstatt in June, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Hallstatt in July

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 112mm (4") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hallstatt in July, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Hallstatt in August

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 104mm (4") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hallstatt in August, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Hallstatt in September

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 88mm (3") over 18 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hallstatt in September, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.

Hallstatt in October

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 90mm (4") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 7 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hallstatt in October, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Hallstatt in November

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average low temperature: -2℃ (28℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 6 days
  • Average snow days: 11 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hallstatt in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Hallstatt in December

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (26℉)
  • Average high temperature: -0℃ (32℉)
  • Average low temperature: -7℃ (20℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 112mm (4") over 4 days
  • Average snow days: 17 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hallstatt in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Hallstatt is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 20℃ (68℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Hallstatt is generally around November. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in November first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Hallstatt is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Hallstatt, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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