The best times to visit Waldviertel for ideal weather are

June 4th to September 9th

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



Other Waldviertel Travel Info

Weather in Waldviertel


Average temperatures in Waldviertel vary greatly. 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 less temperate than some — in the 32nd 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 Waldviertel, 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 79.2°F (26.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.6°F (12°C) at night.

Waldviertel Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Waldviertel Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Waldviertel Perceived Temperature (F)


Waldviertel Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Waldviertel 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 35.5 30.4 24.8
Feb 37.6 30.4 23.8
Mar 47.4 37.4 28.7
Apr 59.7 46.7 35.1
May 65.4 53.8 43.1
Jun 72.4 60.4 49.7
Jul 76.9 63.8 53
Aug 75.5 62.2 51.4
Sep 64.5 53.6 44.6
Oct 53.9 45 37.7
Nov 44.8 38.8 33
Dec 37 31.3 25.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.9 -0.9 -4
Feb 3.1 -0.9 -4.6
Mar 8.6 3 -1.8
Apr 15.4 8.2 1.7
May 18.6 12.1 6.2
Jun 22.4 15.8 9.8
Jul 24.9 17.7 11.7
Aug 24.2 16.8 10.8
Sep 18.1 12 7
Oct 12.2 7.2 3.2
Nov 7.1 3.8 0.6
Dec 2.8 -0.4 -3.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Waldviertel are February, December, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May to early June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of May 28th.

When can you find snow in Waldviertel? 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 Waldviertel.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 13% 0 1.4
Feb 10% 0 0.9
Mar 16% 0 1.7
Apr 10% 0 1.1
May 26% 0 3.4
Jun 23% 0 3.3
Jul 27% 0 3.9
Aug 20% 0 3.5
Sep 23% 0 2.9
Oct 15% 0 1.6
Nov 13% 0 1.1
Dec 10% 0 0.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 13 0 3.6
Feb 10 0 2.3
Mar 16 0 4.3
Apr 10 0 2.8
May 26 0 8.6
Jun 23 0 8.4
Jul 27 0 9.9
Aug 20 0 8.9
Sep 23 0 7.4
Oct 15 0 4.1
Nov 13 0 2.8
Dec 10 0 2.3


Humidity and Wind

Waldviertel has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (61.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (82.6%).

Wind in Waldviertel is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and January. April’s average wind speed of around 2.4 knots (2.8 MPH or 4.5 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 4.9 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 2.2 Barely noticeable 3.8 Barely noticeable
Feb 2.2 Barely noticeable 3.9 Barely noticeable
Mar 2.3 Barely noticeable 4.2 Barely noticeable
Apr 2.4 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
May 2.2 Barely noticeable 4.2 Barely noticeable
Jun 2.1 Barely noticeable 4.1 Light breeze
Jul 2.2 Barely noticeable 4.2 Barely noticeable
Aug 1.9 Barely noticeable 3.8 Barely noticeable
Sep 1.8 Barely noticeable 3.4 Barely noticeable
Oct 1.8 Barely noticeable 3.2 Barely noticeable
Nov 2 Barely noticeable 3.5 Barely noticeable
Dec 2.2 Barely noticeable 3.8 Barely noticeable

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 79.8%
Feb 74.7%
Mar 67.5%
Apr 61.9%
May 68.1%
Jun 68.5%
Jul 68.6%
Aug 72.2%
Sep 77.1%
Oct 81.5%
Nov 82.6%
Dec 81.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Waldviertel?

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 Waldviertel, Austria is July, followed by December and May. 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 Waldviertel in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 46.2 in September means 46.2% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Waldviertel Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 69.1°F (20.6°C) and 43.9°F (6.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Waldviertel, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 67.1°F (19.5°C) and 38.8°F (3.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Waldviertel to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 43.9°F (6.6°C) and 32.1°F (0.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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