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Best time to visit Prague, Czech Republic

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The best time to visit Prague is September-October

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, September-October is the best time to go to Prague.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 25℃ (76℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 28℃ (82℉) on the hottest days of the year. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Prague is around -9℃ (16℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Prague are usually in July, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. The wet season in Prague usually falls during the months surrounding July each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Prague, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

November

Most daylight

July

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Prague seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Prague as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Prague is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Prague

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Prague for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Prague climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Prague for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Prague in January

  • Average temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average high temperature: 1℃ (35℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (26℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 14 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Prague in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Prague in February

  • Average temperature: 0℃ (33℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average low temperature: -2℃ (28℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 11 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Prague in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Prague in March

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Prague in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Prague in April

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Prague in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Prague in May

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 69mm (3") over 21 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Prague in May, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Prague in June

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 65mm (3") over 19 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Prague in June, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Prague in July

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 75mm (3") over 19 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Prague in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Prague in August

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Prague in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Prague in September

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Prague in September, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.

Prague in October

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Prague in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Prague in November

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Prague in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Prague in December

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 9 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Prague in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Prague is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 25℃ (76℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Prague is generally around November. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in November first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Prague is generally around July, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of July too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Prague, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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