The best times to visit Innsbruck for ideal weather are
April 23rd to September 23rd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
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Weather in Innsbruck
Average temperatures in Innsbruck vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 41st percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Innsbruck, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 86.4°F (30.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.6°F (15.9°C) at night.
Innsbruck Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Innsbruck Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Innsbruck Perceived Temperature (F)
Innsbruck Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Innsbruck Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Innsbruck are February, November, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid February. For example, on the week of February 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late March with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of March 26th.
When can you find snow in Innsbruck? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to late January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Innsbruck is often around around January 22nd when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Innsbruck.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Innsbruck (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Innsbruck has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (52.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (80%).
Wind in Innsbruck is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 5.6 knots (6.5 MPH or 10.4 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late March where average top sustained speeds reach 16.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Innsbruck.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||5.2||Light breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|Feb||4.7||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.6||Light breeze||10.5||Significant breeze|
|Apr||5.5||Light breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|May||5.5||Light breeze||11.2||Significant breeze|
|Jun||5||Light breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.8||Light breeze||10.2||Significant breeze|
|Aug||4.6||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.8||Light breeze||9.9||Significant breeze|
|Oct||4.8||Light breeze||9.1||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.9||Light breeze||8.4||Significant breeze|
|Dec||3.5||Barely noticeable||6.5||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Innsbruck?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Austria; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Innsbruck, Austria is September, followed by August and February. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Innsbruck in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Innsbruck Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 76.4°F (24.7°C) and 45.8°F (7.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 10 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Innsbruck, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 70°F (21.1°C) and 45.9°F (7.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is far too cold this time of year in Innsbruck to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52°F (11.1°C) and 34.8°F (1.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.
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