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

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Traveling to Linz, Austria? If you're planning to go to Linz, this article contains 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 Linz, Austria

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

Important essentials for Linz, Austria

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Linz, 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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (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


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Linz is frosty and snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February in Linz can be brisk and snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s 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.

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March

March in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows (a few inches of snow).

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April

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

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May

May in Linz is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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June

If you vacation in Linz during June, you might see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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July

If you vacation in Linz during July, you will probably notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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August

If you go to Linz in August, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

September in Linz is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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October

Traveling to Linz in October, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

If you visit Linz during November, you are likely to notice that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to snow ().

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December

December in Linz is cold and snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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Activities for Linz, Austria

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

If you are planning to see the heavenly New Cathedral, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Botanic Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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

If you see the Lentos Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Linz Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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