The best times to visit Vienna for ideal weather are
April 16th to July 1st
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.
Vienna Travel Guide
Weather in Vienna
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)
Vienna 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.
Vienna Perceived Temperature (F)
Vienna Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|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 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Vienna.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Vienna (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
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.
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||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|
Is it Safe to Travel to Vienna?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Mar 17, 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 May 01, 2018.
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
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.