Bad Gastein, Austria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Bad Gastein, Austria? If you're planning to go to Bad Gastein, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Bad Gastein, Austria

Based on the climate and weather in Bad Gastein, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Bad Gastein, Austria by month

January

January in Bad Gastein is freezing. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat

February

February in Bad Gastein is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C).

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella

March

March in Bad Gastein is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C).

With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens

April

April in Bad Gastein is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment

May

May in Bad Gastein is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear

June

June in Bad Gastein is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella

July

July in Bad Gastein is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks

August

If you vacation in Bad Gastein during August, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage

September

September in Bad Gastein can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

October

If you vacation in Bad Gastein during October, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella

November

November in Bad Gastein can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots

December

December for Bad Gastein is frigid. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bad Gastein, Austria

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bad Gastein, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Bad Gastein

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