The best times to visit Poland for ideal weather are
May 7th to September 23rd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Poland Travel Guide
Weather in Poland
Average temperatures in Poland vary somewhat and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 65 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. 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)
Poland Temperatures (Celsius)
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)
Poland Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Poland are January, December, and then June. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late April. For example, on the week of April 23rd there are only 1.1 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early-to-mid-January with an average of 2.8 days with significant precipitation the week of January 8th.
When can you find snow in Poland? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late April. Powder (new snow) is most often falls around April 16th. 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.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Poland.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Poland (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Poland has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is April (58.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (84.1%).
Wind in Poland is usually moderate. 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 “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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||8.1||a gentle breeze||12.4||a moderate breeze|
|Feb||7.2||a gentle breeze||11.2||a moderate breeze|
|Mar||7.6||a gentle breeze||12.4||a moderate breeze|
|Apr||6.8||a light breeze||11.5||a moderate breeze|
|May||6.2||a light breeze||10.7||a moderate breeze|
|Jun||6||a light breeze||10.5||a gentle breeze|
|Jul||6.1||a light breeze||10.7||a moderate breeze|
|Aug||5.7||a light breeze||10.1||a gentle breeze|
|Sep||6.2||a light breeze||10.4||a moderate breeze|
|Oct||6.4||a light breeze||10.5||a gentle breeze|
|Nov||7.1||a gentle breeze||11||a moderate breeze|
|Dec||7.4||a gentle breeze||11.3||a moderate breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Poland?
As of 5/2/2017 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
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 somewhat common with 6 to 9 days of precipitation per month. Spring is busy for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have slightly cold weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 8 to 9 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 fair amount: 7 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower 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 39°F (3.9°C) and 29.8°F (-1.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a noticeable amount: 7 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.