Salzburg is located in the temperate zone, more specifically in the Central European transitional climate. Course within the climate region fluctuations, which are affected by the altitude and the rainfall differs in the mountainous regions. The wettest month is July, in contrast to January, February and March, in which there is very little rain. Very famous is the typical Salzburg-called "string".
Also special is the foehn wind, which is a warm, dry wind. Some people complain of headaches if the foehn wind blowing through the country. He also can also trigger avalanches - precaution in the tourers.