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

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

When to go to Hallstatt, Austria

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

What to wear/what to pack for Hallstatt, Austria by month

January

January in Hallstatt is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Gloves
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots
  • Waterproof boots
  • Scarf
  • Very heavy socks

February

February in Hallstatt can be dangerously cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Insulated boots
  • Umbrella
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Scarf
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Gloves
  • Fleeces
  • Very heavy socks
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Waterproof boots
  • Sweaters

March

Traveling to Hallstatt in March, you will notice that it is very cold. Expect it to rain or snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves
  • Fleeces
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Very heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Scarf
  • Insulated boots

April

If you are traveling to Hallstatt in April, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat

May

If you are traveling to Hallstatt in May, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain or snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Hallstatt can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Hallstatt is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Hallstatt in August, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Hallstatt in September, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Hallstatt can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 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:

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

November

November here can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat

December

December in Hallstatt is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains or snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Scarf
  • Fleeces
  • Very heavy socks
  • Insulated boots
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Gloves

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Hallstatt, Austria

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hallstatt, 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 Hallstatt
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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