Vienna - Post Report Question and Answers
Are there any particular mental health issues that tend to crop up at post, such as Seasonal Affective Disorder (winter blues)?
It does get quite dark here in the winter. The winter isn't any longer than back in New York, but the daylight hours are less in the winter. - Sep 2022
Winter can be very gloomy and grey in Vienna, but the best cure is to get out into the mountains where it's sunny! - Sep 2021
Some folks get the winter blues because it can be very gray in the winter. We did not have any issues and mostly everyone in the city escapes to some sun during the winter. - Feb 2019
Winter can be very gray and somewhat depressing (particular January - March), but totally manageable, especially if you take this time to travel. - Jul 2018
Winter can come early and can be cold and gray for long periods of time. But a good walk in the vineyards or the nearby Vienna Woods cures everything. - Nov 2017
Winter does get very cold, dark, and windy. I often just go directly to huddle inside after work. - Jun 2016