When is the best time to go to Slovakia?

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

  • In Slovakia, the weather is good everywhere in May, July, August and September
  • The best months to go to Bratislava are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Bratislava are July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The rainiest months in this city are May and June
  • The cities with the best climate are Hurbanovo, Lucenec, Levice, Michalovce, Nitra, Nové Zámky, Revúca, Rimavská Sobota, Štúrovo and Trebišov, with good weather at least 6 months a year

Where and when to go based on the weather?

Central Slovakia
Zilina, Sliac, Lucenec...

May, June, July, August and September
63°F to 83°F°C
3 to 13 days
April and October
54°F to 63°F°C
3 to 7 days
January, February, March, November and December
31°F to 50°F°C
3 to 8 days

Eastern Slovakia
Kosice, Tisinec, Poprad...

72°F to 83°F°C
3 to 9 days
May, June, July and September
59°F to 83°F°C
2 to 13 days
April and October
52°F to 61°F°C
3 to 7 days
January, February, March, November and December
29°F to 49°F°C
2 to 6 days

Western Slovakia
Bratislava, Hurbanovo, Trnava...

August and September
68°F to 85°F°C
3 to 6 days
May, June and July
65°F to 85°F°C
4 to 10 days
April and October
56°F to 65°F°C
2 to 5 days
January, February, March, November and December
36°F to 52°F°C
2 to 7 days

Best time to travel to Slovakia by cities

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Temperatures and rainfall in Slovakia

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Slovakia and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Bratislava, Hurbanovo, Kosice, Lucenec and Poprad.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Slovakia

Find out when Slovakia 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 Slovakia

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

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

Figure: Visitor index for Slovakia month by month

Average price for flights to Slovakia

A return flight between London and Bratislava is generally cheaper if you go in january ($ 64 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 160 more for your airline ticket to Bratislava if you go in august.

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Where to go in Slovakia?

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.
Banská Bystrica31°F36°F47°F59°F67°F74°F77°F79°F68°F56°F45°F34°F
Dunajská Streda36°F40°F50°F61°F67°F76°F81°F81°F70°F59°F49°F38°F
Liptovský Mikuláš34°F36°F43°F56°F63°F72°F76°F77°F68°F56°F47°F36°F
Nové Zámky38°F41°F52°F65°F70°F79°F85°F85°F74°F61°F50°F40°F


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Is this weather information for Slovakia reliable?

Climate data for Slovakia has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Slovakia allows us to determine the average for each month in Bratislava, Hurbanovo, Kosice, Lucenec, Poprad, Sliac, Tisinec, Zilina, and 26 other cities.

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

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