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Best time to visit Warsaw, Poland

Our verdict

The best time to visit Warsaw is March-May

Want to know when to travel to Warsaw? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, March-May is the best time to go to Warsaw. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Warsaw can reach a maximum of 27℃ (80℉). In the winter months, it can get down to as low as -9℃ (15℉) at night.

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Warsaw when the days are longest, you should visit in August. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Warsaw in May. Head over there in November instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Keep reading to find out when the best times to travel to Warsaw are for whatever trip you’re planning. By the time you finish, you’ll have all the info you need, and you’ll be ready to start booking. Don’t know where to look or who to book with? Don’t stress! We’ve hand-picked our favourite online travel tools we use, know and love so you can rest assured you’re in safe hands. Happy reading!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

November

Most daylight

August

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Warsaw seasons

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

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 Warsaw 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.

Warsaw 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 Warsaw 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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JUL
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OCT
NOV
DEC

Warsaw in January

  • Average temperature: -2℃ (28℉)
  • Average high temperature: -0℃ (31℉)
  • Average low temperature: -4℃ (25℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 14 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Warsaw in February

  • Average temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (28℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 11 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Warsaw in March

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Warsaw in April

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Warsaw in May

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 55mm (2") over 17 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Warsaw in June

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Warsaw in July

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Warsaw in August

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Warsaw in September

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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

Warsaw in October

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (54℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Warsaw in November

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Warsaw in December

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 9 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Warsaw 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 Warsaw is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 25℃ (77℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Warsaw 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 Warsaw is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Warsaw, 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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