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The climate of Linz: when to go to Linz

The city of Linz is located in a flat area of central-northern Austria along the Danube river. The climate of Linz generally has significant temperature fluctuations, which cause cold and snowy winters, with temperatures below zero, and rainy and cool summers.

The city is affected by a continental climate. The rainiest months are the summer months between June and August, in an average year 800 mm of rain fall. The city has an average of 125 rainy days per year. The rains are more frequent in the summer months, June and July both have an average of 12 rainy days per month. The month of October is the one with the least rainy days, on average less than 8 rainy days.

Linz’s winter temperatures reach minimum averages of -3 ° C in January and -2 ° C in February, while the maximum winter averages vary between 2 ° C and 4 ° C. The most abundant snowfalls occur between January and February, but it can snow from November to April. Linz has about 40 days of snow per year for an average of 54 cm of snow. January is the month with the most snow days with an average of almost 15 snow days per month.

WHEN TO GO TO LINZ

The best time for a visit to Linz are the months from May to September, when the maximum average temperatures vary between 20 ° C and 24 ° C, with maximum averages of 24 ° C between July and August. The average minimum temperatures between May and September vary between 10 ° C and 14 ° C.

THE CLIMATE OF LINZ: CLIMATE TABLES

LINZ (266 meters)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days (snowy days)
January -2,8 2,0 59,7  10,8 (14,8)
February -1,7 4,3 48,4  9,7 (10,0)
March 1,7 9,9 64,2  10,7 (3,4)
April 5,1 14,6 63,8  10,5 (0,2)
May 9,8 20,4 70,9  10,2
June 12,6 22,7 91,2  12,0
July 14,4 24,8 107,0  12,1
August 14,2 24,5 83,9  10,3
September 10,7 19,7 63,2  9,2
October 6,3 14,1 52,3  7,7
November 1,7 6,6 62,1  10,4 (2,9)
December -1,2 3,1 65,7  11,5 (9,1)
YEAR 5,9 13,9 832,4  125,1 (40,4)

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