Climate in Koroška

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from two measuring weather stations in Koroška.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Koroška is one of the coldest regions in Slovenia with an average daily high temperature of only 16 degrees centigrade. The climate is very changeable and offers varied seasons with deep winters and warm summers. It rarely gets really warm here. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from May to September. Less attractive are the cold months from November to March.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Koroška
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 9 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in the region of Koroška. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Koroška
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 Koroška
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 1.5 mm, the least rain falls in January. August, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Water temperatureWater temperatures in Koroška
Water temperature depends not only on solar radiation within the same region, but also on ocean currents. For example, depending on the season, cold or warm water masses are moved from other areas. The warmest temperatures in Koroška are in July, when the water is 15 °C.
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Koroška
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 75% humidity on average, it is quite dry in June. The highest value of 91% is experienced here in December.
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in Koroška
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. This limit is only reached in a few months in Koroška, although these are always average values.
Humidex in °CHumidex in Koroška
The "Humidex" (humidity index) is an index of well-being in warmer areas, calculated from the air temperature, relative humidity and dew point. The index corresponds approximately to the temperature felt. At high temperatures, the body transports heat away by sweating. At high humidity the ambient air can only absorb a small amount of sweat and thus one feels uncomfortable. An index of 20-29 is considered comfortable. Up to 39, people perceive the air as slightly uncomfortable, and above 40, as very uncomfortable. Values above 45 are dangerous in the long run and often lead to heat stroke.
Map of Koroška

Most important cities in the region »Koroška«

Only very small villages are located here. The two biggest are Slovenj Gradec and Ravne na Koroškem.

It consists of the twelve municipalities Crna na Koroskem, Dravograd, Mežica, Mislinja, Muta, Podvelka, Prevalje, Radlje ob Dravi, Ravne na Koroškem, Ribnica na Pohorju, Slovenj Gradec and Vuzenica.

CityPopulationGeo position
Slovenj Gradec7,51946° 30' 37"N15° 4' 50"E
Ravne na Koroškem6,97946° 32' 35"N14° 58' 9"E
Prevalje4,64346° 32' 49"N14° 55' 15"E
Dravograd3,28946° 35' 17"N15° 1' 9"E
Mežica3,25446° 31' 17"N14° 51' 16"E
Radlje ob Dravi2,81146° 36' 51"N15° 13' 35"E
Crna na Koroskem2,40946° 28' 14"N14° 51' 0"E
Muta2,30046° 36' 41"N15° 9' 58"E
Mislinja1,94546° 27' 51"N15° 15' 23"E
Vuzenica1,58046° 35' 47"N15° 10' 2"E
Pamece1,33346° 32' 3"N15° 4' 45"E
Šmartno pri Slovenj Gradcu1,25046° 29' 22"N15° 6' 24"E
Kotlje1,02646° 31' 17"N14° 59' 13"E
Legen1,02646° 30' 23"N15° 8' 39"E
Ribnica na Pohorju44346° 32' 6"N15° 16' 22"E
Podvelka34346° 35' 13"N15° 19' 50"E

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