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Best time to visit Vienna, Austria

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The best time to visit Vienna is May-June

Are you looking to travel to Vienna and want to find out when’s the best time to visit? You’re in the right place! The perfect time to visit Vienna is May-June due to the excellent weather conditions, and you might even find that the cost of flights and accommodation are lower than if you travel during the peak holiday seasons.

The very hottest temperatures in Vienna get to around 29℃ (85℉) in the height of summer. The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as -8℃ (18℉).

The days are longest in Vienna in August, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. The wet season in Vienna falls around May, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in April instead.

Find out everything you need to know about when to visit Vienna below, including detailed information about the weather and tools to help you find the best prices and book your trip.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

August

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Vienna seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Vienna

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 Vienna 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.

Vienna 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 Vienna 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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Vienna in January

  • Average temperature: -0℃ (31℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 7 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Vienna in February

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Vienna in March

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Vienna in April

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 10 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Vienna in May

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 17 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Vienna in June

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vienna in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Vienna in July

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vienna in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Vienna in August

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vienna in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Vienna in September

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vienna in September, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.

Vienna in October

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Vienna in November

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Vienna in December

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vienna 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 Vienna is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 27℃ (80℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Vienna is generally around April. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in April first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Vienna 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 Vienna, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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