COVID-19 (Coronavirus) may impact your travel plans and the data on our site. Stay safe, and always check official travel advice before you book.

Best time to visit Slovakia

Our verdict

The best time to visit Slovakia is May

Are you looking to travel to Slovakia and want to find out when the best times to visit are? You’re in the right place! The perfect time to visit Slovakia is 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.

During the peak of the warmer months, temperatures in Bratislava, Slovakia can rise to a maximum of around 30℃ (86℉). In the winter, temperatures can get down to -8℃ (18℉) around January-time. In other areas of Slovakia, temperatures might differ so be sure to compare other destinations below.

The days are longest in Slovakia 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. May sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in April instead.

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

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

August

Let someone else do the hard work.
Map pin icon
Where to?
Slovakia

Slovakia 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. Slovakia is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

SeasonMonths
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 Slovakia

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
BratislavaMay
2℃
-3℃
4℃
-1℃
11℃
3℃
17℃
6℃
20℃
10℃
24℃
14℃
27℃
16℃
27℃
16℃
21℃
12℃
15℃
8℃
9℃
4℃
4℃
-1℃
<- Swipe to see more ->

Top FAQs

Slovakia is in Europe.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Slovakia:

The warmest month of the year in Bratislava, one of the most popular places to visit in Slovakia, is July.
The driest month of the year in Bratislava, Slovakia, is usually around April each year.

Slovakia map

Icons made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com