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Best time to visit Vilnius, Lithuania

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The best time to visit Vilnius is October

When’s the best time to visit Vilnius, you ask? Based on several factors like the weather and climate, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, the best time to go to Vilnius is October.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 27℃ (80℉). The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Vilnius is around -13℃ (9℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Vilnius in August, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. On average it rains the most days in July, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Keep reading to learn more about the best times to go to Vilnius, including detailed weather information and tools to help you find and book great deals on your travel.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

August

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Vilnius seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Vilnius as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Vilnius 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 Vilnius

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 Vilnius 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.

Vilnius 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 Vilnius 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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Vilnius in January

  • Average temperature: -5℃ (23℉)
  • Average high temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average low temperature: -7℃ (19℉)
  • Average humidity: 93%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Vilnius in February

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (26℉)
  • Average high temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average low temperature: -6℃ (22℉)
  • Average humidity: 92%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 6 days
  • Average snow days: 17 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Vilnius in March

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average low temperature: -2℃ (28℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 11 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Vilnius in April

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Vilnius in May

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Vilnius in June

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 11 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Vilnius in July

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 13 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vilnius 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.


Vilnius in August

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 10 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Vilnius in September

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 15mm (1") over 9 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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

Vilnius in October

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Vilnius in November

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 90%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Vilnius in December

  • Average temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average high temperature: -0℃ (31℉)
  • Average low temperature: -4℃ (26℉)
  • Average humidity: 92%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 15 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vilnius 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 Vilnius is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 23℃ (73℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Vilnius is generally around September. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in September first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Vilnius 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 Vilnius, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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