Snowfall Averages for Austria in December





The tables below give December averages for the amount of snowfall and number of days with snow on the ground at cities, towns and ski resorts in Austria.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the country: Western Austria that includes the regions of Tyrol (Tirol) and Vorarlberg, Southern and Central Austria which covers Carinthia (Kärnten), Salzburg and Styria (Steiermark) and Northern and Eastern Austria which takes in Burgenland, Lower Austria (Niederösterreich), Upper Austria (Oberösterreich) plus Vienna (Wien).

The month's total fresh snow for most places is an average of weather data collected during 1981 to 2010, while others use 1971 to 2000 averages. The number of days with snow cover is based on measurements made from 1971 to 2000. The calculation of days only includes the days when snow depth reached at least one centimetre (0.4 inches).

Western Austria

Days with snow on the ground and amount of snowfall on average in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
10 Bregenz 7.5 19
16 Innsbruck 8.3 21
24 Kitzbühel 19.8 50
22 Lienz 11.0 28
24 Mayrhofen 8.2 21
25 Nauders 18.5 47
30 Obergurgl 28.3 72
26 Reutte 25.2 64
27 Seefeld 31.5 80
26 St. Anton am Arlberg 22.7 58
29 St. Jakob im Defereggen 25.2 64

Southern and Central Austria

Average total snowfall and days with snow cover in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
23 Admont 13.4 34
28 Bad Gastein 27.6 70
12 Bruck an der Mur 6.3 16
9 Graz 5.5 14
16 Klagenfurt 7.9 20
26 Saalbach-Hinterglemm 34.3 87
13 Salzburg 9.4 24
28 Schladming 30.3 77
30 Schmittenhöhe 35.5 90
31 Sonnblick Mountain 99.2 252
16 Villach 8.8 22
24 Zell am See 20.5 52

Northern and Eastern Austria

December averages for days with snow and total snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
Bad Aussee 31.5 80
7 Eisenstadt 4.7 12
10 Gmunden 8.3 21
31 Krippenstein 54.6 139
9 Linz 5.5 14
5 Neusiedl am See 4.1 11
10 Sankt Pölten 5.5 14
13 St. Wolfgang 8.0 20
8 Vienna 6.7 17
References

ZAMG. Zentralanstalt fur Meteorologie und Geodynamik. Klimadaten von Österreich 1971 - 2000. Daten.

ZAMG. Zentralanstalt fur Meteorologie und Geodynamik. Klima. Informationsportal Klimawandel. Daten-Download. Klimamittel.

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