Hohe Tauern National Park, Austria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Hohe Tauern National Park, Austria

Based on the climate and weather in Hohe Tauern National Park, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Hohe Tauern National Park, Austria by month

January

January in Hohe Tauern National Park is very cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains or snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Hohe Tauern National Park is frigid. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Hohe Tauern National Park is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 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:

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

April

If you are traveling to Hohe Tauern National Park in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain or snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Hohe Tauern National Park in May, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain or snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Hohe Tauern National Park is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits 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:

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

July

July in Hohe Tauern National Park is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits 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:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Hohe Tauern National Park is pretty cool. 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:

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

October

October in Hohe Tauern National Park can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits 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 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Hohe Tauern National Park in November, you will notice that it is freezing. Expect it to rain or snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Hohe Tauern National Park in December, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Hohe Tauern National Park, Austria

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hohe Tauern National Park, 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 Hohe Tauern National Park

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