Ehrwald

Ehrwald is a municipality in the district of Reutte in the Austrian state of Tyrol.

Ehrwald
Zugspitze-Blick auf Ehrwald.jpg
Coat of arms of Ehrwald
Coat of arms
Ehrwald is located in Austria
Ehrwald
Ehrwald
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°23′59″N 10°55′00″E / 47.39972°N 10.91667°E / 47.39972; 10.91667Coordinates: 47°23′59″N 10°55′00″E / 47.39972°N 10.91667°E / 47.39972; 10.91667
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictReutte
Government
 • MayorMartin Hohenegg
Area
 • Total49.44 km2 (19.09 sq mi)
Elevation
994 m (3,261 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total2,593
 • Density52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6632
Area code05673
Vehicle registrationRE
Websitewww.riskommunal.net/
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The Roman Catholic Church of the Visitation of Mary, Ehrwald

GeographyEdit

Ehrwald lies at the southern base of the Zugspitze (2950 meters above sea level), Germany's highest mountain, but which is shared with Austria. The town is connected to the Zugspitze with the Tyrolean Aerial Tramway.

ClimateEdit

Ehrwald has a humid continental climate (Koppen: Dfb) with four distinct seasons. Summers are very pleasant, with mild to warm days and cool nights. Winters are relatively cold and snowy, with average annual snowfall totalling 128 inches (325 cm). Precipitation is very reliable year round, but markedly more so during the summer months.

Climate data for Ehrwald (1971–2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 15.3
(59.5)
17.7
(63.9)
22.0
(71.6)
24.1
(75.4)
28.4
(83.1)
31.8
(89.2)
33.3
(91.9)
33.8
(92.8)
30.4
(86.7)
26.5
(79.7)
19.2
(66.6)
14.8
(58.6)
33.8
(92.8)
Average high °C (°F) 2.5
(36.5)
4.1
(39.4)
7.7
(45.9)
10.7
(51.3)
16.4
(61.5)
18.8
(65.8)
21.3
(70.3)
21.0
(69.8)
17.8
(64.0)
13.4
(56.1)
6.2
(43.2)
2.7
(36.9)
11.9
(53.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) −2.3
(27.9)
−1.6
(29.1)
1.6
(34.9)
4.6
(40.3)
9.9
(49.8)
12.6
(54.7)
14.7
(58.5)
14.4
(57.9)
11.0
(51.8)
6.9
(44.4)
1.2
(34.2)
−1.6
(29.1)
6.0
(42.8)
Average low °C (°F) −5.9
(21.4)
−5.3
(22.5)
−2.3
(27.9)
0.4
(32.7)
4.9
(40.8)
7.9
(46.2)
9.6
(49.3)
9.8
(49.6)
6.7
(44.1)
3.0
(37.4)
−2.0
(28.4)
−4.8
(23.4)
1.8
(35.2)
Record low °C (°F) −28.5
(−19.3)
−24.7
(−12.5)
−21.5
(−6.7)
−11.1
(12.0)
−5.2
(22.6)
−1.2
(29.8)
1.0
(33.8)
0.4
(32.7)
−3.6
(25.5)
−8.0
(17.6)
−18.6
(−1.5)
−21.5
(−6.7)
−28.5
(−19.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 78.2
(3.08)
69.6
(2.74)
86.1
(3.39)
83.7
(3.30)
117.6
(4.63)
164.0
(6.46)
177.8
(7.00)
154.6
(6.09)
108.8
(4.28)
80.0
(3.15)
88.2
(3.47)
83.8
(3.30)
1,292.4
(50.88)
Average snowfall cm (inches) 59.1
(23.3)
72.2
(28.4)
70.2
(27.6)
23.4
(9.2)
2.9
(1.1)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
2.9
(1.1)
37.8
(14.9)
57.0
(22.4)
325.5
(128.1)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 10.3 9.1 12.1 12.5 13.8 16.2 15.8 14.6 11.7 10.0 10.3 11.2 147.6
Average relative humidity (%) (at 14:00) 62.7 58.4 53.5 53.1 51.9 54.5 53.0 55.1 54.6 54.9 63.0 65.7 56.7
Source: Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Klimadaten von Österreich 1971–2000 – Tirol-Ehrwald" (in German). Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics. Archived from the original on 12 October 2019. Retrieved 20 October 2019.
 
The snow-covered Alps near Ehrwald, Austria, in the winter

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