Amount of Sunshine a Year in Austria





The tables below give yearly averages for how much sun cities and towns get 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).

Each place has three measures of sunshine. The number for % Sun is the usual percentage of daylight hours when the sun shines. Hours gives the total hours of sunshine that's normal during a year.

Days are the typical number of days annually when cloud covered the sun for no more than 20 percent of the time.

The data for most places are averages of weather measurements collected during 1981 to 2010, while the rest use 1971 to 2000 averages.

Western Austria

Total annual sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
39 Bregenz 1630 35
50 Innsbruck 1949 33
54 Lienz 2051 66
Mayrhofen 1291 71
50 Nauders 1690 62
52 Obergurgl 1300 57
Reutte 1717 55

Southern and Central Austria

Average amount of sunshine yearly
% Sun Place Hours Days
Bad Gastein 1344 57
46 Graz 1989 39
46 Klagenfurt 1981 39
48 Saalbach-Hinterglemm 1604 80
39 Salzburg 1697 38
46 Schladming 1803 43
45 Schmittenhöhe 1868 48
41 Sonnblick Mountain 1746 40
45 Villach 1920 34
46 Zell am See 1586 60

Northern and Eastern Austria

Annual average sun
% Sun Place Hours Days
46 Bad Aussee 1620 92
39 Eisenstadt 1999 45
44 Gmunden 1565 45
43 Krippenstein 1842 60
38 Linz 1682 58
47 Neusiedl am See 2002 57
42 Sankt Pölten 1829 39
43 St. Wolfgang 1621 41
43 Vienna 1930 38
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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