Warm weather to sweep through Austria from Wednesday

After a chilly weekend marked by ‘Arctic winds’, Spring is finally set to make an appearance from Wednesday onwards.

Warm weather is predicted for Austria. Photo by Thomas Galler on Unsplash
Warm weather is predicted for Austria. Photo by Thomas Galler on Unsplash

Austria’s Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG) has forecast temperatures of up to 18C across much of the country on Wednesday, after the dissipation of clouds will see sunny weather. 

The sun should be seen across much of the country, with only the east and south-east still covered in cloud. The weather will be warmest in the west. 

The warm weather is to continue until the weekend, with temperatures rising to 20 degrees on Friday. 

Over the weekend, 19C and sun are predicted for Vienna, while Graz will top 20C on Saturday, although rain is forecast for much of the country on Sunday despite the warm temperatures. 

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30C: Austria set for first heatwave of the year

Early summer weather reaches the Alpine country in the coming days, with temperatures as high as 30C in the coming days.

30C: Austria set for first heatwave of the year

Austria is set to experience its first heatwave of the year, with temperatures rising to 30C (86F) in several states, according to forecasts from Austria’s Central Institution for Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG).

Already this Wednesday, the Western state of Tyrol will see high temperatures ranging from 25C to 30C. The state residents can also expect a lot of sunshine throughout the day.

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This Thursday, Styria will be affected by the high temperatures, getting the warmest day of the year so far. In the southeast, it will be up to 30C, and in Upper Styria, 24C to 29C. In all other states, including Vienna, temperatures can get as high as 29C.

With rain expected to fall over the entire country on Friday, temperatures will drop again.

The beginning of the weekend should see a maximum of 26C in East Tyrol. Also on Saturday, as thunderstorms affect mainly the West of Austria.

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On Sunday, though, the sun is expected to shine again in most of the country. Maximum temperatures should be between 25C and 28C, according to ZAMG.