The best times to visit Prague 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.
Prague Travel Guide
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Weather in Prague
Average temperatures in Prague vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 61st 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 Prague, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 80.6°F (27°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.1°F (16.2°C) at night.
Prague Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Prague 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.
Prague Perceived Temperature (F)
Prague Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Prague 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 significant precipitation in Prague are February, October, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid November with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of November 12th.
When can you find snow in Prague? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Prague is often around around January 1st 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.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Prague.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Prague (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
Prague has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (48.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (74.3%).
Wind in Prague is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by January and December. March’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (8 MPH or 12.8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 12.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Prague.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||6.5||Light breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||6.1||Light breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||6.9||Light breeze||11.4||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.8||Light breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|May||5.8||Light breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||5.9||Light breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.9||Light breeze||10.9||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5.2||Light breeze||10||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.3||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||5.1||Light breeze||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||6||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||6.5||Light breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Prague?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the Czech Republic; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Prague, Czechia is August, followed by July 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 Prague in November. 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 Prague Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 71.5°F (21.9°C) and 46.5°F (8.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
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 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Prague, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 70.5°F (21.4°C) and 40.9°F (4.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 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 Prague to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.5°F (8.1°C) and 34.3°F (1.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.