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Best time to visit Gdansk, Poland

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The best time to visit Gdansk is April

Gdansk can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, April is the best time to go.

The warmest month of the year in Gdansk is August, where the average temperature gets to around 23℃ (73℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 25℃ (77℉) on the hottest days in summer. The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of -7℃ (19℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Gdansk, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Gdansk in July – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to Gdansk below. Be sure to check out the handy tools we’ve included to help you search for flights and transport, accommodation, and everything else you need to plan and book your trip.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

August

Gdansk seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Gdansk

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 Gdansk 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.

Gdansk 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 Gdansk 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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Gdansk in January

  • Average temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average high temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average low temperature: -2℃ (28℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 16 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Gdansk in February

  • Average temperature: 0℃ (32℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average low temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 15 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Gdansk in March

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 9 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Gdansk in April

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Gdansk in May

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Gdansk in June

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 48mm (2") over 17 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Gdansk in July

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 66mm (3") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Gdansk in August

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Gdansk in September

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (2") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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

Gdansk in October

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 13 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Gdansk in November

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Gdansk in December

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average low temperature: -0℃ (31℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 11 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gdansk 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 Gdansk is usually August, 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 Gdansk is generally around April. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in April first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Gdansk 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 Gdansk, 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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