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When to go to Graz: the climate of Graz

Graz has a milder climate than many Austrian towns, this is due to the fact that the city is located on the south-eastern side of the Alps, this means that the mountains protect it from winds from northern Europe and the Atlantic Ocean. and its climate is also partly influenced by the influences of the Mediterranean Sea.

Due to its southern exposure, Graz has relatively higher temperatures than most Austrian cities, winds are also scarce, while fogs are very frequent. The hours of sunshine are 1,890 per year, the month with the most sunshine hours is July, the city has more hours of sunshine per year than Vienna (1,804) or Salzburg (1,697).

The average maximum temperatures exceed 20 ° C between May and September, reaching maximum values of 25.3 ° C in July, while in winter they reach 2.8 ° C in January. The average minimum temperatures in July reach values of 14.4 ° C, while during the winter they remain below zero between December and February, in the coldest month, January they reach -3.7 ° C.

The rains are mainly concentrated in summer, the wettest months are between June and August, while the driest months are between October and April. The city receives just over 800 mm of rainfall per year divided into 92 days of rain.

Snow is frequent in the winter months. Over 62 cm fall in one year. Snow typically falls between November and March, for a total of 42 days of snow per year. The month with the most days of snow is January, with over 15 days of snow, but the months with the most snowfall are those of December and February with over 15 cm per month.

WHEN TO GO TO GRAZ

The best time to visit Graz are the hottest months between May and September, bearing in mind, however, that the central summer months, ie those between June and August, are also the wettest.

WHEN TO GO TO GRAZ: CLIMATIC TABLES

GRAZ (353 m)
MonthTemp. Average low (°C)Temp. Average high (°C)Rain (mm)
January-3,72,824
February-2,45,830
March1,010,744
April4,915,349
May9,520,586
June12,723,4118
July14,425,3125
August14,324,7113
September10,620,481
October5,914,662
November0,97,752
December-2,33,635
YEAR  819

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