The best times to visit Vienna for ideal weather are

April 16th to July 1st

or

August 13th to October 14th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Vienna Travel Info

Weather in Vienna

Temperature

Average temperatures in Vienna 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 44th 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 Vienna, 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 84.9°F (29.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.6°F (19.2°C) at night.

Vienna Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Vienna Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

Vienna Perceived Temperature (F)

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Vienna Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Vienna 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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 40.7 36.8 33.4
Feb 42.7 37.7 33.7
Mar 53.4 46.1 40.3
Apr 65.3 56.2 48.5
May 71 62.3 55.2
Jun 78.4 69.2 61.8
Jul 82.6 73.1 65.4
Aug 81.6 72.1 64.4
Sep 70.5 62.7 56.8
Oct 59 52.8 47.9
Nov 50.1 45.7 42.1
Dec 41.4 37.5 34

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 4.8 2.7 0.8
Feb 5.9 3.2 0.9
Mar 11.9 7.8 4.6
Apr 18.5 13.4 9.2
May 21.7 16.8 12.9
Jun 25.8 20.7 16.6
Jul 28.1 22.8 18.6
Aug 27.6 22.3 18
Sep 21.4 17.1 13.8
Oct 15 11.6 8.8
Nov 10.1 7.6 5.6
Dec 5.2 3.1 1.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Vienna are December, April, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early April. For example, on the week of April 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.

When can you find snow in Vienna? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Vienna.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Vienna (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 15% 0 1.8
Feb 12% 0 1.1
Mar 15% 0 1.9
Apr 12% 0 1.2
May 23% 0 3.6
Jun 22% 0 4.4
Jul 18% 0 3.2
Aug 19% 0 2.7
Sep 17% 0 3.4
Oct 14% 0 1.9
Nov 13% 0 1.3
Dec 11% 0 1.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 0 4.6
Feb 12 0 2.8
Mar 15 0 4.8
Apr 12 0 3
May 23 0 9.1
Jun 22 0 11.2
Jul 18 0 8.1
Aug 19 0 6.9
Sep 17 0 8.6
Oct 14 0 4.8
Nov 13 0 3.3
Dec 11 0 3

 

Humidity and Wind

Vienna has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (51.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (72.3%).

Wind in Vienna is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by January and March. February’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (7.9 MPH or 12.7 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 mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 11.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Vienna.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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 6.8 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.9 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.8 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.1 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
May 6.7 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.1 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.3 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.6 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.9 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.5 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 6 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.3 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 70.5%
Feb 64.8%
Mar 55.1%
Apr 51.7%
May 57.1%
Jun 55.8%
Jul 54.5%
Aug 56.1%
Sep 63.4%
Oct 71.1%
Nov 72.3%
Dec 72.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Vienna?

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 Vienna, Austria is June, followed by August and September. 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 Vienna in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 78.7 in November means 78.7% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Vienna Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 74.5°F (23.6°C) and 49.6°F (9.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

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 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Vienna, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 73.4°F (23°C) and 44.1°F (6.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Vienna to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.8°F (9.9°C) and 37.5°F (3.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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