Poland weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Poland

The best time to visit in Poland is from May until August, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Poland is 25°C in July and the lowest is -1°C in January. The weather and climate of Poland is suitable for a winter sports.

Poland has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Poland or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather North Poland by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 0 1 6 12 17 20 22 22 18 12 7 2
Water temp. (°C) -1 3 10 16 25 25 26 21 18 15 10 6
Precipitation (mm) 34 25 29 21 31 37 63 45 32 31 31 41
Climate data from city: Gdańsk

Average weather South Poland by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 0 2 8 15 19 22 25 25 19 13 8 2
Precipitation (mm) 13 8 13 15 32 34 35 23 22 21 11 14
Climate data from city: Kraków

Average weather Central Poland by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -1 1 7 14 20 22 25 25 19 12 7 2
Precipitation (mm) 22 17 20 21 39 29 34 25 23 24 19 21
Climate data from city: Warsaw

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14 day weather forecast Poland

The weather for in Poland will be 4° till 1° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Poland is based on the weather conditions in the city of Warsaw.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 28 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 4.5 mm 80% 2 m/s 0
Monday 29 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0.3 cm 3.6 mm 80% 4 m/s 0
Tuesday 30 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
2.3 cm 5.3 mm 90% 4 m/s 0
Wednesday 1 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0.6 cm 7.2 mm 90% 5 m/s 0
Thursday 2 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 0.1 mm 10% 6 m/s 0
Friday 3 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 1.1 mm 50% 2 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0.9 cm 0.9 mm 75% 5 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 5 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0.2 cm 0.4 mm 40% 3 m/s 1
Monday 6 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
11.6 cm 9.7 mm 95% 2 m/s 1
Tuesday 7 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-4°
2.8 cm 2.4 mm 90% 4 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-5°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-4°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Friday 10 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 0.4 mm 30% 3 m/s 1

Climate Poland

Click on a region of Poland to view the climate:

Climate table of North Poland (Gdańsk)

North Poland has the oceanic climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for North Poland is 12° degrees and there is about 418 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 125 days a year with an average humidity of 79% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 0 1 6 12 17 20 22 22 18 12 7 2
Night temp. (°C) -3 -2 1 4 8 11 14 14 11 7 4 0
Water temp. (°C) -1 3 10 16 25 25 26 21 18 15 10 6
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 34 25 29 21 31 37 63 45 32 31 31 41
Days with rain 10 8 13 13 14 17 19 18 15 13 14 13
Days with snow 17 15 9 3 - - - - - - 4 11
Dry days 4 5 9 14 17 13 12 13 15 18 12 7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 3 5 9 10 10 9 10 8 5 4 3
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 1 2 2 4 4 5 5 4 4 3 1 1
Climate data from city: Gdańsk

Climate table of South Poland (Kraków)

South Poland has the oceanic climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for South Poland is 13° degrees and there is about 240 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 218 days a year with an average humidity of 78% and an UV-index of 4.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 0 2 8 15 19 22 25 25 19 13 8 2
Night temp. (°C) -4 -3 1 5 8 11 14 14 10 6 3 -2
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 13 8 13 15 32 34 35 23 22 21 11 14
Days with rain 3 4 8 11 13 16 15 9 9 8 7 6
Days with snow 8 5 3 1 - - - - - 1 2 5
Dry days 20 19 20 18 18 14 16 22 21 22 21 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 3 6 9 9 10 10 11 8 6 5 4
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
UV-index 2 2 3 4 5 5 5 5 4 3 2 2
Climate data from city: Kraków

Climate table of Central Poland (Warsaw)

Central Poland has the oceanic climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Central Poland is 13° degrees and there is about 294 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 170 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -1 1 7 14 20 22 25 25 19 12 7 2
Night temp. (°C) -4 -3 1 5 9 12 15 15 11 6 3 -1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 22 17 20 21 39 29 34 25 23 24 19 21
Days with rain 7 6 12 13 16 14 15 11 11 10 9 9
Days with snow 15 12 5 1 - - - - - 1 2 10
Dry days 9 10 14 16 15 16 16 20 19 20 19 12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 3 5 9 10 10 10 11 8 6 4 3
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3
UV-index 1 2 2 4 5 5 6 5 3 3 1 2
Climate data from city: Warsaw

Poland weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Poland? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

Weather experiences Poland

Bob Hair was here in august
Weather rating: Excellent
36 degs at Tarnov, sitting out in the Square with a cold drink and a light snack was memorable. Dry, sharp and bearable heat. Nature stands still.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Poland?

Poland lies in a straight line about 9,545 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Warsaw). By car the distance is 14,053 km. You are on your way 182 hours and 40 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Poland?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Poland is approximately 13 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in Poland?

These are the largest airports in Poland:

  • Katowice International Airport – Katowice
  • Modlin Airport – Warsaw
  • Warsaw Chopin Airport – Warsaw
  • Łódź Władysław Reymont Airport – Łódź
  • Kraków John Paul II International Airport – Kraków
  • Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport – Gdańsk
  • Poznań-Ławica Airport – Poznań
  • Bydgoszcz Ignacy Jan Paderewski Airport – Bydgoszcz
  • Lublin Airport – Lublin
  • Rzeszów-Jasionka Airport – Rzeszów

How many inhabitants are there in Poland?

Poland has approximately 38,422,346 inhabitants.

How big is Poland?

The area of Poland is around 312,685 km². It is 4x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Poland?

The capital of Poland is Warsaw.

What is the currency of Poland?

In Poland the Polish złoty (PLN) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 November 2021

  • 1 Polish złoty = 0.24 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 4.09 Polish złoty
  • 10 Polish złoty = 2.44 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 40.94 Polish złoty
  • 100 Polish złoty = 24.43 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 409.38 Polish złoty

What is the area code of Poland?

The area code to call Poland is +48.