There doesn’t seem to be any real winter cold in Austria at the turn of the year. Geosphere Austria’s meteorologists expect a mild westerly flow with a slight disturbance influence for the coming week. The forecast for the individual days:
The weather in the new year 2024 will be mild
Monday: In the eastern half of Austria, the new year will start with dense clouds from a cold front, bringing rain and showers with a snow line between 700 and 1,000 meters above sea level. However, the weather will calm down considerably from the west in the morning. By the afternoon at the latest, the sun will be shining widely in Vienna, Lower Austria, Burgenland, and south-eastern Styria. At the same time, the first dense clouds of the next disturbance will appear in the west. The prevailing wind direction will be westerly. The wind from Upper Austria eastwards will be moderate to brisk. Early temperatures: minus four to plus four degrees; daytime highs: three to ten degrees.
On Tuesday, there will be some sunshine in the south and southeast
Tuesday: Apart from some sunshine in the south and southeast of the country, the clouds will remain dense until the evening. It will also rain at times north of the main Alpine ridge and in the north and east, with a snow line between 1,200 and 1,800 meters above sea level. During the evening, rain will also fall in East Tyrol and Carinthia. The wind will be weak to moderate, partly brisk in the west, from southeast to west. Early temperatures: minus six to plus three degrees; daytime highs: two to eleven degrees, warmest at Lake Constance.
Wednesday: The eastern Alps will remain in a distinctive, mild, westerly flow. Under the influence of low pressure, initially denser clouds with short showers and snow showers above 1,000 to 1,600 meters. From midday onwards, the clouds will clear, and only in the west and north will there be some precipitation. In the north and east, the westerly wind will freshen briskly to strongly. Early temperatures: minus three to plus six degrees; daytime highs: three to 13 degrees.
Clouds and fog will give way to sunshine on Thursday
Thursday: After the passage of disturbances the previous night, the remnants of disturbances in the form of denser clouds and rain and snow showers between Vorarlberg and the Waldviertel will persist during the day on Thursday. The snow line will be between 1,000 and 1,400 meters. The sun will generally appear frequently in the south and southeast, apart from local fog patches. In the afternoon, the precipitation will also subside in the north. Persistent brisk to westerly solid winds north of the main Alpine ridge and northeast. Early temperatures are minus four to eight degrees, depending on the wind from south to north. Daytime highs are four to twelve degrees.
Low pressure over the Gulf of Genoa on Friday
Friday: On Friday, a low-pressure system will strengthen over the Gulf of Genoa, resulting in dense cloud cover with precipitation beginning during the day, especially in the south of the Alps and in the southwest. The snowfall limits will be between 1,000 and 1,800 meters. Partly moderate winds from south to east. Early temperatures: minus three to one degree; daytime highs: plus two to seven degrees.
- source: vienna.at/picture: pixabay.com
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