Salzburg, where it's located

The climate of Salzburg is moderately continental, with cold winters and warm summers.
The city is located near the border with Germany, just north of the Alps and at 425 meters (1,400 feet) above sea level.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of -0.4 °C (31 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 19 °C (66 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Salzburg - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)-4-31481214141061-2
Max (°C)36101420222424201584
Min (°F)252734394654575750433428
Max (°F)374350576872757568594639

Precipitation amounts to 1,185 millimeters (46.7 inches) per year: so, it is quite abundant. Salzburg is located in a position that enhances the summer thunderstorms. In July, the rainiest month, more than 150 mm (6 in) of rain fall, and the total amount of the three summer months (June, July, and August) is 465 mm (18 in). Here is the average precipitation.
Salzburg - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)605580851151551601501007585751185
Prec.(in)2.42.23.13.34.56.16.35.93.933.3346.7
Days10101212121514131191112141

On average, there are around 1,700 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Salzburg - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours234566776432

Salzburg

Best Time


The best time to visit Salzburg runs from mid-May to mid-September, since it is the warmest and sunniest period of the year. Sometimes, it can be hot in July and August, while in other circumstances, nights can be cool or even a little cold even in these months, so it can be useful to bring a sweatshirt or sweater and a light jacket for the evening.