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Krakow's weather: A guide to what to expect!

Location of Krakow have big impact on the weather. From one side Krakow is located in valley, and from other side from south Krakow is shielded by Tatra mountains. Which give snow and cold in winter. Below we will present weather in Krakow in each month. This will give you some view if you will be ready for travel on this months. But be aware each year is now slightly different.

Weather in Krakow guide

As we mention Krakow thanks to his location, Vistula river, and  mountains near have specific weather. In Krakow you can experience fully all 4 seasons. Weather in Krakow can be really hot in summer and really cold in winter.

Before travelling we advice to prepare own luggage according to season. Poland and Krakow by many foreigners is perceived as cold place in Europe.

Its partially truth because winter can be cold, but from other hand summer could be really hot. Coming here can be tricky before doing own research.

Krakow Weather Guide

JANUARY – coldest time in Krakow

Average January temperature is 2.3 °C(36.1 F). But lowest for this month was −26.1 °C(−15.0 F)   , and highest was 17.3 °C(63.1 F).

Its one of coldest months in Krakow, because of Arctic air from Eastern Europe with strong snow fall.

Weather in Krakow in January winter

 

FEBRUARY

Average February temperature is 4.4 °C (39.9 F). But lowest for this month was −26.8 °C (−16.2 F)   , and highest was 21.0 °C (69.8 F).

Ice on river in February winter

 

MARCH – beginning of spring

Average March temperature is 9.1 °C(48.4 F). But lowest for this month was −23.2 °C (−9.8 F)  , and highest was 24.7 °C (76.5 F).

Weather in Krakow in March spring

 

APRIL

Average April temperature is 15.8 °C (60.4 F). But lowest for this month was −4.6 °C (23.7 F)  , and highest was 31.2 °C (88.2 F).

Fountain in garden Planty in April spring

 

MAY

Average May temperature is 20.6 °C (69.1 F). But lowest for this month was  −1.8 °C (28.8 F), and highest was 33.7 °C (92.7 F).

Weather in Krakow in May spring

 

JUNE – first days of summer

Average June temperature is 24.0 °C (75.2 F). But lowest for this month was  2.3 °C (36.1 F) , and highest was 35.3 °C (95.5 F).

Girl on bike in June summer

 

JULY

Average July temperature is 26.0 °C (78.8 F). But lowest for this month was  6.6 °C (43.9 F) , and highest was 36.3 °C (97.3 F). For a perfect visit to Krakow, read our articles How to Plan Your Krakow Visit and Krakow Itineraries

Weather in Krakow in July summer

 

AUGUST – hottest month

Average August temperature is 25.7 °C (78.3 F). But lowest for this month was  4.5 °C (40.1 F) , and highest was 38.3 °C (100.9 F).

August is considered by citizens as most hottest month, some days are to difficult to survive outside work or walking.

From other side August can be full of strong thunderstorms with have rain.

Main square horse chariot in August summer

 

SEPTEMBER

Average September temperature is 20.1 °C (68.2 F). But lowest for this month was −2.6 °C (27.3 F)  , and highest was 35.8 °C (96.4 F).

Weather in Krakow in September autumn

 

OCTOBER

Average October temperature is 14.6 °C (58.3 F). But lowest for this month was  −5.7 °C (21.7 F) , and highest was 27.9 °C (82.2 F). Daylight hours constantly and rapidly decrease throughout this month. And days started to be shorter.

Rain in October autumn

 

NOVEMBER

Average November temperature is 8.1 °C (46.6 F). But lowest for this month was  −16.1 °C (3.0 F) , and highest was 24.0 °C (75.2 F).

November days are shorter, darker, colder and also full of rain . You should already consider to wear warm cloths and have umbrella. Check a size charts for a warm clothes and comparism of US and EU sizes of clothing.

Weather in Krakow in November autumn

 

DECEMBER

Average December temperature is 3.2 °C (37.8 F). But lowest for this month was  −25.7 °C (−14.3 F) , and highest was 19.9 °C (67.8 F). Usually it started to snow in Krakow on beginning of month or just before Christmas.

This month is beginning of winter in city. December have least daylight days, so mostly its quite dark here if there is no snow. Snow brings light and atmosphere to city.

Christmas in December winter

 

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