The best times to visit Poland for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 16th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

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Weather in Poland

Temperature

Average temperatures in Poland vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 46th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Poland, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 77.3°F (25.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.3°F (14.6°C) at night.

Poland Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Poland Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Poland Perceived Temperature (F)

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Poland Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Poland Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 34.7 30.4 25.9
Feb 36.5 31.3 25.9
Mar 46.3 38.9 31.6
Apr 57.2 48 38.1
May 65.1 56 46.3
Jun 71 62.1 52.5
Jul 75.4 66.2 56.8
Aug 75.1 65.7 56.1
Sep 64.7 56.6 48.7
Oct 54.9 47.8 41.1
Nov 45.1 40.2 35.4
Dec 37.3 33.1 28.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.5 -0.9 -3.4
Feb 2.5 -0.4 -3.4
Mar 7.9 3.8 -0.2
Apr 14 8.9 3.4
May 18.4 13.3 7.9
Jun 21.7 16.7 11.4
Jul 24.1 19 13.8
Aug 23.9 18.7 13.4
Sep 18.2 13.7 9.3
Oct 12.7 8.8 5.1
Nov 7.3 4.6 1.9
Dec 2.9 0.6 -1.9


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Poland are February, April, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late October to early November. For example, on the week of October 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May to early June with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of May 28th.

When can you find snow in Poland? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late April. The best time to ski (if at all) in Poland is often around around April 23rd when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Poland.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Poland (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 13% 4.3 1.2
Feb 8% 5.2 0.7
Mar 10% 3.7 0.9
Apr 9% 4.7 0.9
May 15% 4.3 1.9
Jun 16% 2.1 2.1
Jul 17% 2.5 2.5
Aug 13% 2.2 1.8
Sep 13% 4.4 1.6
Oct 9% 2 1
Nov 11% 2.2 1.1
Dec 11% 4.6 1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 13 10.9 3
Feb 8 13.2 1.8
Mar 10 9.4 2.3
Apr 9 11.9 2.3
May 15 10.9 4.8
Jun 16 5.3 5.3
Jul 17 6.4 6.4
Aug 13 5.6 4.6
Sep 13 11.2 4.1
Oct 9 5.1 2.5
Nov 11 5.6 2.8
Dec 11 11.7 2.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Poland has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (58.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (84.1%).

Wind in Poland is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by March and December. January’s average wind speed of around 8.1 knots (9.3 MPH or 15 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 13.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Poland.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 8.1 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Feb 7.2 Gentle breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Mar 7.6 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Apr 6.8 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
May 6.2 Light breeze 10.7 Significant breeze
Jun 6 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.1 Light breeze 10.7 Significant breeze
Aug 5.7 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.2 Light breeze 10.4 Significant breeze
Oct 6.4 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 7.1 Gentle breeze 11 Significant breeze
Dec 7.4 Gentle breeze 11.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 81.8%
Feb 77.7%
Mar 66.7%
Apr 58.4%
May 63.1%
Jun 63.3%
Jul 64.5%
Aug 64.2%
Sep 72.2%
Oct 77%
Nov 84.1%
Dec 83.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Poland?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Poland; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Poland is July, followed by January and September. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Poland in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 55.8 in October means 55.8% of the tourists vs. July.


Overall Poland Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 69.1°F (20.6°C) and 42.3°F (5.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 4 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Poland, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 67.6°F (19.8°C) and 40°F (4.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 3 to 4 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Poland to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 42.3°F (5.7°C) and 29.8°F (-1.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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