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The Golden Roof, Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria. Author and Copyright Liliana Ramerini
The Golden Roof, Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria. Author Liliana Ramerini

The climate of Innsbruck: when to go to Innsbruck

Innsbruck is nestled in the Inn River valley at over 570 meters above sea level, surrounded by the mountains of the Austrian Alps. Due to the location of the city, the climate of Innsbruck is continental, characterized by the strong presence of temperature fluctuations, which favor cold and snowy winters, with temperatures below zero, and rainy and cool summers.

The rainiest months are the summer months from June to August. In an year the average is 900 mm of rain fall. The rainy days are, on average, 118 per year. The month of July has an average of 14 rainy days per month, while the months of January and February each have only 7 rainy days per month. Snow falls frequently in winter. On average in one year Innsbruck has 65 days of snow, the snow falls between November and April. January is the month with the most snow days, with an average of over 20 snow days per month. In one year, on average, about 110 cm of snow falls in Insbruck.

In winter the average minimum temperatures in Innsbruck vary between -5 ° C and -3 ° C. While the average maximum temperatures vary between 3 ° C and 6 ° C. In summer, the maximum average temperatures vary between 24 ° C and 22 ° C. While the minimum averages are between 12 ° C and 11 ° C.

Christmas Markets in Innsbruck, Austria. Author and Copyright Liliana Ramerini

Christmas Markets in Innsbruck, Austria. Author Liliana Ramerini


WHEN TO GO TO INNSBRUCK

Innsbruck is a destination for all seasons. In winter it is one of the main destinations for ski lovers and during Advent for the Christmas Markets. From the meteorological point of view, the best temperatures are between May and September, but these are also the rainiest months of the year.

THE CLIMATE OF INNSBRUCK: CLIMATE TABLES


INNSBRUCK (574 meters)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days (snowy days)
January -5,2 3,5 43,9  7,4 (20,3)
February -3,7 6,3 41,4  7,3 (14,8)
March 0,2 11,3 55,9  8,8 (6,2)
April 3,4 14,8 57,7  9,7 (1,9)
May 7,8 20,3 87,1  10,7
June 10,8 22,6 110,3  13,2
July 12,8 24,7 137,2  13,9
August 12,7 24,4 111,3  12,6
September 9,3 20,8 78,1  9,2
October 4,8 15,8 57,3  7,8 (0,3)
November -0,5 8,2 63,2  9,0 (5,1)
December -4,2 3,7 53,1  8,6 (16,5)
YEAR 4,0 14,7 896,5  118,2 (65,1)

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