continues the winter season in Austria
with slightly milder weather than the intense cold of January
. While temperatures remain low, the frigid conditions of the previous month start to lessen. In the Alpine regions, February experiences somewhat higher temperatures than in January, though they can still fall below -10°C.
Vienna, Austria's capital in the eastern part of the country, experiences a slight improvement in weather conditions during February. Average low temperatures are still around the freezing point at about -1°C, while average high temperatures tend to be slightly higher, reaching up to 5°C. Similarly, in Linz, located in the northern region, February's average temperatures range from -2°C to 6°C.
Snowfall in February remains significant, especially in the mountainous areas, though not as substantial as in January. Snow levels generally range between 2000mm and 2500mm at altitudes above 2000 meters. Despite the reduction, February continues to be an important month for winter sports enthusiasts due to the ample snow cover.
Sunlight begins to increase slightly in February, signaling the forthcoming arrival of spring. Austria typically sees about four hours of sunlight daily in February, a subtle but welcome increase from January's three hours.
Relative humidity in February can still vary between 55% and 95%, maintaining a chilly atmosphere. While foggy conditions remain prevalent, they start to decrease slightly in February, with fewer foggy days recorded compared to January.
Comparatively, February offers a more inviting climate than January, with its marginally higher temperatures, reduced snowfall, and increased daylight hours. When compared to the subsequent month, March
, February is colder and snowier, but March marks the transition into the spring season with more sunshine, warmer temperatures, and less frequent snowfall. February represents the transitional phase, bridging the severe winter and the onset of the much-anticipated spring in Austria.
- Vienna - February »
On the first day of February in Vienna, sunrise is at 07:22 and sunset at 16:53. Vienna, Austria, experiences an average high-temperature of a chilly 6.1°C with the onset of February, subtly varied from January's 3.8°C.
- Graz - February »
February's climate in Graz experiences a slight warming compared to January, with temperatures ranging from -5°C during the night time to 4°C in the daytime. In Graz, during February, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 47mm of precipitation.
- Linz - February »
In Linz, in February, during 8.3 snowfall days, 75mm of snow is typically accumulated. January and February, with an average of 4.3h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Linz, Austria.
- Salzburg - February »
In Salzburg in February, during 11.7 snowfall days, 239mm of snow is typically accumulated. The month with the least rainfall in Salzburg is February, when the rain falls for 9.5 days and typically collects 55mm of precipitation.
- Innsbruck - February »
The month with the least rainfall in Innsbruck is February, when the rain falls for 6.7 days and typically collects 23mm of precipitation. In Innsbruck in February, during 12.2 snowfall days, 106mm of snow is typically accumulated.
- Klagenfurt - February »
The month with the most snowfall in Klagenfurt is February, when snow falls for 9 days and typically aggregates up to 160mm of snow. In Klagenfurt during February, snow falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 160mm of snow.
- Villach - February »
The month with the most snowfall in Villach is February, when snow falls for 11.7 days and typically aggregates up to 223mm of snow. The most humid month in Villach is February, with an average relative humidity of 90%.
- Dornbirn - February »
In Dornbirn in February, snow falls for 10.6 days, with typically accumulated 251mm of snow. The months with the highest humidity in Dornbirn are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 86%.
- Wiener Neustadt - February »
In Wiener Neustadt during February, snow falls for 8.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 81mm of snow. In Wiener Neustadt, during February, snow falls for 8.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 81mm of snow.
- Feldkirch - February »
In Feldkirch, in February, during 8.8 snowfall days, 207mm of snow is typically accumulated. In Feldkirch, in February, during 8.8 snowfall days, 207mm of snow is typically accumulated.