Snowfall Averages for Austria in January





The tables below give January 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 January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
15 Bregenz 8.7 22
21 Innsbruck 9.8 25
28 Kitzbühel 17.0 43
27 Lienz 9.1 23
28 Mayrhofen 11.0 28
29 Nauders 19.7 50
31 Obergurgl 24.8 63
29 Reutte 27.6 70
31 Seefeld 31.9 81
30 St. Anton am Arlberg 28.0 71
31 St. Jakob im Defereggen 19.3 49

Southern and Central Austria

Average total snowfall and days with snow cover in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
29 Admont 11.5 29
28 Bad Gastein 22.8 58
20 Bruck an der Mur 7.1 18
16 Graz 4.7 12
23 Klagenfurt 6.9 18
30 Saalbach-Hinterglemm 35.0 89
15 Salzburg 9.1 23
30 Schladming 33.5 85
31 Schmittenhöhe 36.0 92
31 Sonnblick Mountain 86.6 220
22 Villach 7.8 20
28 Zell am See 21.3 54

Northern and Eastern Austria

January averages for days with snow and total snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
Bad Aussee 32.3 82
12 Eisenstadt 5.1 13
15 Gmunden 7.5 19
31 Krippenstein 49.0 125
15 Linz 7.1 18
11 Neusiedl am See 4.3 11
14 Sankt Pölten 6.3 16
19 St. Wolfgang 13.9 35
14 Vienna 7.1 18
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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