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

This article contains affiliate links to Amazon and other vendors. We may earn commission from purchases made through these links.

Traveling to Salzburg, Austria? If you're planning to go to Salzburg, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

Contents

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 Salzburg, Austria

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

Important essentials for Salzburg, Austria

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

February

February in Salzburg can be 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 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

March

If you are traveling to Salzburg in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain or snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

April

If you are traveling to Salzburg in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

May

If you are traveling to Salzburg in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

June

If you go to Salzburg in June, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

July

In July, Salzburg is warm. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Salzburg, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

September

If you vacation in Salzburg during September, you will probably see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s 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 once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

October

October in Salzburg is relatively 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 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

November

If you are traveling to Salzburg in November, you will notice that it is pretty cool. 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:

December

December in Salzburg 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). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

Activities for Salzburg, Austria

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

Check out our guides for these other locations: Côte d'Ivoire, Côte d'Ivoire, Thanlyin, Myanmar, Cetara, Italy, Chao Phraya Basin, Thailand, Cullohill, Ireland, Tufi, Papua New Guinea, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia, Clydach and Pontardawe, Wales, United Kingdom, Hommersåk, Norway, Chesham, England, United Kingdom, and Berry Islands, Bahamas.