5-day-forecast for the region of Bodensee-Vorarlberg
The weather in Vorarlberg is determined by the high mountain chains and Lake Constance, whose function as a heat reservoir is responsible for the mild climate. Its location, surrounded by high mountain crests, means that it can be dangerous for water sportspeople since surprisingly high waves are not infrequent. The mountains provide warm fall winds which are felt by many. One peculiarity has been repeating itself for centuries: about every 70 years, Lake Constance freezes over so that it is possible to walk cross it. The last “Seegfrörne”, as it is known, was in the winter of 1962-63.
Thanks to Lake Constance’s function as a heat reservoir, extreme temperatures below zero are practically unheard of although the same function favours the formation of fog and high fog. The closer you get to Feldkirch, the more likely you are to find yourself underneath a cloudless sky. At high altitudes, glittering pistes and fantastic snow-covered slopes invite you to exercise in the fresh air.