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

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

When to go to Vorarlberg, Austria

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

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

January

January in Vorarlberg is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with several 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:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens

February

February in Vorarlberg is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 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:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy socks

March

If you vacation in Vorarlberg during March, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat

April

April in Vorarlberg is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Vorarlberg during June, you are likely to find 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 low 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat

July

July here is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage

August

If you vacation in Vorarlberg during August, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

September

September in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Vorarlberg is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits 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:

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

November

November in Vorarlberg can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s 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 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens

December

December in Vorarlberg is frosty. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Sweaters

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Vorarlberg, 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 Vorarlberg
  • Appropriate museum wear

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