Liechtenstein has a temperate, alpine climate, with warm, wet summers and mild winters. Average temperatures range from -1°C in January to 21°C in July. The average annual precipitation is about 1,000 mm, and is quite evenly distributed over the entire year. The climate is often modified by a warm, dry southerly wind (known locally as the Föhn).
From June through August, rain usually comes in the form of sometimes heavy thunderstorms, these storms can sometimes bring heavy hail and damages. In the winter, snow cover lasts from late December through March in the valleys, from November through May at about 1,800 m.
Mediumweights with some lightweight clothing is advised for summer. Warmer heavyweights are worn in winter. Waterproofs are needed throughout the year.
The climate of Liechtenstein can be classified as Cfb Climate; a warm temperated humid climate with the warmest month lower than 22°C over average and four or more months above 10°C over average.The climate of the Mountainous Regions of Austria can be classified as Dfb Climate; a humid Snow climate with the warmest month between 10°C and 22°C, the coldest month below -3°C and at last four or more months above 10°C.