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Climate in Carinthia
(Austria)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 4 measuring stations in Carinthia.
Weather stations at an altitude above 2520m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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Carinthia is the coldest region in Austria with an average high temperature of only 7°C. It rarely gets really warm here and you can safely leave your swimwear at home. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from May to September. Winter athletes will find their favorite weather conditions from November to March.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Carinthia
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 8 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in the state of Carinthia. In November the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Carinthia
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 13 rainy days, May offers the most number of rainy days, and in January the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Carinthia
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at 2 mm/day, 2 liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 2.2 mm, the least rain falls in January. August, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Carinthia
Warm air can absorb more moisture than cold air. The relative humidity indicates how much moisture of the physically possible is actually contained in the air. At high humidity, the person feels uncomfortable and perceives this as oppressive. In general, a relative humidity of 40-60% gives as pleasant. With only 69% humidity on average, it is quite dry in May. The highest value of 90% is experienced here in December.
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in Carinthia
In warm months, there is also a higher absolute humidity almost everywhere. At a temperature of 25°C, air can absorb up to 23 grams of water per cubic meter. At 20°C, it is only 17.3 grams. A relative humidity of 40% at 25°C thus corresponds to an absolute humidity of 9.2 grams of water. From a proportion of approx. 13.5 grams, humans perceive the air as muggy.
Map of Carinthia

Most important cities in the federal state »Carinthia«

The federal state has a west-east extension of about 160 km and over 60 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo-Position
Klagenfurt am Wörthersee100,81746° 37' 29"N14° 18' 19"E
Villach62,24346° 36' 37"N13° 51' 21"E
Wolfsberg25,61046° 50' 26"N14° 50' 39"E
Spittal an der Drau16,36346° 47' 60"N13° 30' 0"E
Feldkirchen in Kärnten14,44046° 43' 25"N14° 5' 45"E
Sankt Veit an der Glan13,11646° 46' 5"N14° 21' 37"E
Völkermarkt11,37346° 39' 44"N14° 38' 4"E
Sankt Andrä10,25046° 46' 6"N14° 49' 12"E
Velden am Wörthersee8,81746° 36' 47"N14° 2' 29"E
Finkenstein am Faaker See8,40646° 33' 56"N13° 51' 55"E
Ebenthal7,80946° 36' 29"N14° 21' 51"E
Ferlach7,66146° 31' 37"N14° 18' 7"E
Hermagor7,24246° 37' 38"N13° 22' 2"E
Arnoldstein6,92346° 32' 46"N13° 42' 36"E
Paternion6,30146° 42' 51"N13° 38' 10"E
Seeboden6,22146° 49' 9"N13° 30' 51"E
Eberndorf6,08846° 35' 29"N14° 38' 37"E
Friesach5,36946° 57' 19"N14° 24' 21"E
Wernberg5,07046° 37' 0"N13° 55' 60"E
Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal4,77546° 57' 46"N14° 47' 30"E
Moosburg4,60246° 39' 27"N14° 10' 29"E
Sankt Jakob4,48146° 32' 52"N14° 3' 26"E
Bleiburg/Pliberk3,98846° 35' 24"N14° 47' 56"E
Sankt Paul im Levanttal3,51946° 42' 2"N14° 52' 32"E
Bad Eisenkappel3,08346° 29' 18"N14° 35' 29"E
Gmünd2,62946° 54' 26"N13° 31' 46"E
Kleinkirchheim1,80946° 49' 22"N13° 47' 32"E
Heiligenblut1,06947° 2' 23"N12° 50' 36"E
Rangersdorf36346° 51' 55"N12° 58' 42"E


Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants: geonames.org, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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