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Best time to visit Poland

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The best time to visit Poland is March-May

Are you looking to travel to Poland and want to find out when the best times to visit are? You’re in the right place! The perfect time to visit Poland is March-May due to the excellent weather conditions, and you might even find that the cost of flights and accommodation are lower than if you travel during the peak holiday seasons.

The very hottest temperatures in Warsaw, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Poland, tend to reach around 27℃ (80℉) in the height of summer. The average Warsaw temperatures in winter reach lows of around -4℃ (25℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about -9℃ (15℉). Other areas in Poland can sometimes get even colder than this – You can check out the climates of other popular destinations below.

The days are longest in Poland in August, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Poland in May – It’s the wettest month of the year.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Poland. We’ll show you climate data for loads of the top destinations, and much more. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools to help you book your travel!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

November

Most daylight

August

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Poland seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Poland is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

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

Best time to visit the top destinations in Poland

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
AuschwitzApril-May
1℃
-4℃
2℃
-3℃
8℃
1℃
15℃
5℃
18℃
9℃
22℃
12℃
25℃
14℃
25℃
14℃
19℃
11℃
14℃
6℃
9℃
3℃
3℃
-2℃
GdanskApril
1℃
-2℃
2℃
-2℃
6℃
1℃
12℃
4℃
16℃
8℃
20℃
11℃
22℃
14℃
23℃
14℃
18℃
11℃
12℃
7℃
7℃
4℃
3℃
-0℃
KrakowApril
0℃
-3℃
2℃
-2℃
8℃
1℃
15℃
5℃
19℃
9℃
23℃
13℃
25℃
15℃
25℃
15℃
19℃
11℃
13℃
7℃
8℃
3℃
3℃
-1℃
WarsawMarch-May
-0℃
-4℃
2℃
-3℃
7℃
1℃
14℃
5℃
19℃
9℃
23℃
13℃
25℃
15℃
25℃
15℃
19℃
11℃
13℃
6℃
7℃
3℃
2℃
-1℃
WroclawMarch-May
2℃
-3℃
4℃
-2℃
9℃
2℃
16℃
5℃
19℃
9℃
23℃
12℃
26℃
15℃
26℃
16℃
20℃
12℃
14℃
7℃
9℃
4℃
4℃
-1℃
ZakopaneMay
-2℃
-7℃
-0℃
-7℃
4℃
-3℃
11℃
2℃
15℃
5℃
19℃
9℃
21℃
10℃
21℃
10℃
16℃
7℃
11℃
3℃
6℃
0℃
-0℃
-5℃
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Top FAQs

Poland is in Europe.
The warmest month of the year in Warsaw, one of the most popular places to visit in Poland, is July.
The driest month of the year in Warsaw, Poland, is usually around November each year.

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