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The weather in Austria is marked by a moderate climate and four fairly distinct seasons. Expats moving to this central European nation should plan to bring clothing to suit sunny summer days, warm apparel for winter, and plenty of lightweight layers for the months in between.
The four seasons and beautiful Austrian landscape provide plenty of scope for outdoor activities and ample travel opportunities. Summer high temperatures can reach 86°F (30°C), while winter lows frequently descend to a chilly 14°F (-10°C). The hottest months are July and August, while December and January are the coldest. Most of Austria's rain falls in the months of June, July and August.