When is the best time to go to Poland?

When is the best time to go to Poland? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Poland, the weather is good everywhere in June, July, August and September
  • The best months to go to Warsaw are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Warsaw are June, July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The rainiest months in this city are May and July
  • The cities with the best climate are Warsaw, Gdansk, Krakow (Cracow), Poznan, Białystok, Grudziądz, Katowice, Koszalin, Legnica and Lodz, with good weather at least 5 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Gdansk are July, August and September


Where and when to go based on the weather?

Map of the best times to visit Poland
Map of the best times to visit Poland ©whereandwhen.net

Central of Poland
Warsaw, Lodz, Płock...

May, June, July, August and September
67°F to 79°F°C
3 to 8 days
April and October
56°F to 59°F°C
2 to 4 days
January, February, March, November and December
34°F to 47°F°C
2 to 5 days

East of Poland
Lublin, Rzeszów, Białystok...

May, June, July, August and September
63°F to 81°F°C
3 to 14 days
April and October
54°F to 61°F°C
3 to 8 days
January, February, March, November and December
31°F to 49°F°C
2 to 8 days

North of Poland
Gdansk, Władysławowo, Grudziądz...

May, June, July, August and September
56°F to 77°F°C
3 to 10 days
49°F to 68°F
October
54°F to 58°F°C
2 to 5 days
56°F to 58°F
January, February, March, April, November and December
31°F to 59°F°C
2 to 7 days
38°F to 50°F

North West of Poland
Poznan, Koszalin, Szczecin...

May, June, July, August and September
59°F to 79°F°C
2 to 8 days
49°F to 67°F
April and October
52°F to 61°F°C
2 to 5 days
41°F to 58°F
January, February, March, November and December
34°F to 49°F°C
1 to 7 days
38°F to 50°F

South of Poland
Krakow (Cracow), Zakopane, Katowice...

May, June, July, August and September
59°F to 79°F°C
4 to 14 days
April and October
52°F to 61°F°C
3 to 7 days
January, February, March, November and December
31°F to 50°F°C
2 to 7 days

South West of Poland
Wroclaw, Opole, Legnica...

May, June, July, August and September
61°F to 81°F°C
4 to 10 days
April and October
56°F to 61°F°C
2 to 5 days
January, February, March, November and December
36°F to 50°F°C
1 to 7 days

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Best time to travel to Poland by cities

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Temperatures and rainfall in Poland

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Poland and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Warsaw, Gdansk, Krakow (Cracow), Poznan and Białystok, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Poland

Find out when Poland has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Poland

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, October, November and December. The number of visitors to Poland is high in: May, June, July, August and September.

  • Very low season in Poland: January, February, March and November.
  • Low season in Poland: April, October and December.
  • High season in Poland: May, June and September.
  • Peak season in Poland: July and August.

Figure: Visitor index for Poland month by month



Average price for flights to Poland

A return flight between New York City and Warsaw is generally cheaper if you go in february ($ 613 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 601 more for your airline ticket to Warsaw if you go in july.

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Where to go in Poland?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Warsaw32°F36°F47°F59°F68°F76°F79°F79°F68°F56°F47°F38°F
Gdansk34°F36°F45°F54°F63°F70°F74°F74°F67°F56°F47°F40°F
Krakow (Cracow)34°F38°F47°F59°F67°F74°F77°F79°F70°F59°F49°F38°F
Poznan36°F38°F47°F59°F67°F76°F77°F79°F70°F58°F49°F40°F
Białystok31°F34°F43°F58°F67°F74°F77°F77°F67°F54°F45°F36°F
Grudziądz34°F36°F47°F59°F67°F74°F77°F77°F68°F56°F47°F38°F
Katowice34°F38°F47°F59°F67°F74°F77°F79°F68°F58°F49°F38°F
Koszalin36°F38°F45°F54°F61°F68°F72°F74°F67°F56°F47°F40°F
Legnica36°F40°F49°F61°F67°F74°F79°F79°F70°F59°F49°F40°F
Lodz34°F38°F47°F59°F67°F74°F77°F79°F68°F58°F47°F38°F
Lublin32°F36°F45°F59°F68°F76°F79°F79°F68°F56°F47°F36°F
Opole36°F40°F49°F61°F67°F76°F79°F79°F70°F59°F49°F40°F
Płock34°F36°F47°F59°F67°F74°F77°F77°F68°F58°F47°F38°F
Rzeszów32°F36°F47°F59°F68°F76°F79°F79°F70°F58°F49°F38°F
Szczecin36°F40°F49°F59°F67°F74°F77°F77°F68°F58°F49°F40°F
Wroclaw36°F40°F49°F61°F68°F76°F79°F81°F70°F59°F50°F41°F
Władysławowo34°F36°F43°F52°F61°F68°F72°F72°F65°F56°F47°F40°F
Zakopane31°F32°F40°F52°F59°F68°F70°F72°F63°F52°F45°F34°F
Augustów31°F32°F41°F56°F65°F72°F76°F76°F65°F54°F43°F34°F
Auschwitz34°F38°F47°F59°F67°F74°F77°F79°F70°F59°F49°F38°F

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Is this weather information for Poland reliable?

Climate data for Poland has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Poland allows us to determine the average for each month in Warsaw, Gdansk, Krakow (Cracow), Poznan, Białystok, Grudziądz, Katowice, Koszalin, and 101 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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