Innsbruck, Austria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Innsbruck, Austria? If you're planning to go to Innsbruck, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Innsbruck, Austria

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

Important essentials for Innsbruck, Austria

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Innsbruck is very cold. 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). It tends to rain sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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February

If you go to Innsbruck in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Innsbruck can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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April

April in this region is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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May

May in Innsbruck is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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June

June in Innsbruck is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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July

If you are traveling to Innsbruck in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August in Innsbruck is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

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September

September is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

October in Innsbruck is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

If you visit Innsbruck during November, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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December

December in Innsbruck is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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Activities for Innsbruck, Austria

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Innsbruck.

If you are going to go to the stunning Cathedral at Saint Jacob, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Alpengarten, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you go to the Alpinist Association Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Ambras Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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