January weather forecast and climate
Vienna, Austria

The scenic view of the historic Schloss Belvedere in Vienna, Austria built to serve as a summer residence for Prince Eugene Of Savoy
The scenic view of the historic Schloss Belvedere in Vienna, Austria built to serve as a summer residence for Prince Eugene Of Savoy
January is the coldest and snowiest month of the year in Vienna, Austria, as the winter is at its peak. The strong wind adds to the chill factor as the mercury column dips routinely below freezing.
The temperatures average in the icy -0.6°C (30.9°F) to 3.3°C (37.9°F) zone with frost fingers lingering over rooftops of the majestic buildings. January is the driest month with only 20.3mm (0.8") of rainfall, but the 177.8mm (7") of snowfall covers the shortfall in precipitation.
Ice skating is popular as Vienna sees good tourist numbers even during the peak of the winter season. Pack plenty of warm clothes to encounter the cold.

What is the coldest month in Vienna?

January is the coldest month in Vienna, Austria, with an average high-temperature of 3.8°C (38.8°F) and an average low-temperature of -0.8°C (30.6°F).

What is the temperature in January in Vienna?

In Vienna, in January, the average high-temperature is 3.8°C (38.8°F), and the average low-temperature is -0.8°C (30.6°F).
Average temperature in January - Vienna, Austria
  • Average high temperature in January: 3.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -0.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (17.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.8°C).

Average rainfall in January - Vienna, Austria
  • Average rainfall in January: 21.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (66.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (21.3mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Vienna, Austria
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (9.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (5.3 days).

Average snowfall in January - Vienna, Austria
  • Average snowfall in January: 186mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (186mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Vienna, Austria
  • Average daylight in January: 8.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2.3h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8.5h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

Average UV index in January - Vienna, Austria
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

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