The climate of the Pannonian plain
The inspiring, central European, climate, with its 2000 hours of sunshine in a year, shapes the plant world of the Burgenland. Winters which are not too severe, hot, very dry summers, stable autumns, shape the caracter of the weather. Decisive for the Mediterranean climate is the evaporation potential of the huge water reservoir of the steppe lake (250 km2). This is ideal for the of the wines grown here, which are world renowned.