Krakow Weather

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max. 11°C min. 10°C

Tomorrow

max. 13°C min. 2°C

Wednesday

max. 4°C min. -2°C

Thursday

max. 6°C min. 2°C

Friday

max. 4°C min. 0°C

What's the weather in Krakow like?

What's the weather like in Krakow? It's an important question for the adventurer setting sail for Poland, especially when you bear in mind that the temperatures in Krakow can vary enormously, with minus twenty not uncommon in winter and plus thirty, or more, often registering on the thermometers during summer. Definitely best then to check the weather forecast before you set off! Generally speaking the weather in Krakow remains warm from May to September, and although blue skies and sunshine are the norm, they are frequently broken up by showers and storms - in other words only the imprudent leave a brolly behind! Autumn can be surprisingly mild, with t-shirt weather lasting until October or even November (in what are known as 'Golden Autumns'), but when Big Bad Winter does settle in you'd best be prepared. January and February tend to be the coldest, with hat, thick gloves and socks, and leggings all essential. March and April tend to be on the unpleasant side of cool too, so once again check our Krakow weather forecast above and veer on the safe side.

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Sue Harvey
United Kingdom

We are coming from 17th-22nd December. Suggestions for what clothing to bring would be great!

Reply Nov 13th, 2017
Editor

Well, it's that time of year, so it will be chilly (high of +5 degrees), often cloudy and raining and the temperature drops to around -1 at night. But don't worry, this city is stunning in every kind of weather and we have plenty of museums, galleries cafes to stay cosy in. The parks and gardens are also looking incredible with their autumn colours. Clothing wise we would recommend layers. Sweaters or cardigans, long pants, stockings, perhaps some mittens or a scarf depending on how susceptible to the cold you are. Rain coats, rainproof bags and boots are a must and will allow you loads more freedom in exploring the city. The rain can be romantic and beautiful if you come prepared!

Reply Nov 14th, 2017
dawn martin
United Kingdom

what will the weather be like in Krakow next week and what clothes shall I take xx

Reply Sep 27th, 2017
Peter
Ireland

Traveling to Krakow on 30 April what cloth to bring thank u

Reply Apr 23rd, 2017
Editor

Light Layers and a good raincoat. Perhaps a nice sweater. Our weather is currently having an identity crisis and can't seem to make up its mind weather (ha) it's snowing and cold or sunny and warm.

Reply Apr 24th, 2017
eileen
United Kingdom

ttravelling to Krakow 30th march to 4th april what clothes should I bring

Reply Mar 29th, 2017
Dan Tranter
United Kingdom

We arrive tomorrow evening, 28 March for 3 days. We are hoping for dry weather.

Reply Mar 27th, 2017
Barbara Hill
United Kingdom

Hello, we are visiting Krakow on the 7th April for 3 nights. What should we bring to wear? I realise that an umbrella is a must. Thanks

Reply Mar 26th, 2017
Editor

Hey there Barbara, Well yes, I'm sorry to say that although for the next few days the sun will be shining, rain is indeed predicted for the 7th & 8th. However the 9th should bring clear skies. The temperature at least will be reasonable with lows of +4 on all 3 days and highs of +8 to +14 (pretty warm for this time of year). I would suggest bringing a cosy jacket and a moderately warm scarf for the evenings, any kind of long pants or stockings should be fine. It certainly won't be raining 24/7 and who knows, it may even get to being quite sunny by the time your visit comes around. No need for any heavy artillery, the snow is gone for now. I'd expect the weather is quite similar to the UK at the moment. At that indecisive moment between winter & spring. Check back closer to your visit for a more definite view of the weather patterns ;)

Reply Mar 27th, 2017
Dawn
United Kingdom

Hi. I am coming to Kraków on 26th March. Do we need to bring salupettes etc? I'm disabled so would help to know please

Reply Mar 23rd, 2017
Editor

If you plan to go skiiing then yes, but if you are simply visiting the city you have nothing to fear as all the snow has now melted. However, I do recommend warm, waterproof clothing as more rain is expected throughout the week and it is quite chilly.

Reply Mar 24th, 2017
Seán Batty
United Kingdom

The weather in Poland is basically the exact same as it is in the UK. Of course their summers are warmer and for longer and their winters are colder. I was there on the 26th of February and it was 15 degrees and beautiful. But it does tend to rain a lot. If they ahev a really good summer it still tends to rain with thunder and lightening as it is so warm. But i think you should be fine.

Reply Mar 10th, 2017
Carolyn
United Kingdom

Hi I am coming over next Thursday (9th March) for 4 days.. can I ask what the weather is like and what kind of clothing would be appropriate? Thank you!

Reply Mar 2nd, 2017
Editor

Right now the weather is transitioning from winter to spring. It can be a little bit unpredictable, fluctuating between 10 minute thunder storms and completely clear blue sky throughout the day. How it does it, I have no idea. But the majority of the time its clear blue skies, maybe with some white fluffy clouds floating lazily by, sometimes slightly overcast. Its getting warmer and is now anywhere between 0 & 17 during the day. So I suggest a snuggly raincoat and light layers underneath so that you can shed them when the sun comes back out. On the bright side, Krakow is absolutely BEAUTIFUL in this weather! Dramatic lighting & shadows on the medieval buildings. Unbelievable vivid sunsets. The flowers are beginning to bloom and spring is most certainly in the air! By the time you arrive you should be able to enjoy the beginning of natures magnificent transition!

Reply Mar 3rd, 2017
Joan
United Kingdom

We are fling monday feb 27th could you tell me if you still have snow thank you

Reply Feb 24th, 2017
Editor

Today, to quote Bob Marley: " Sun is shining, the weather is sweet - makes you wanna move your dancing feet"

Reply Feb 27th, 2017
Paul
United Kingdom

Is there likely to be Snow in Krakow next week 20/02/17

Reply Feb 18th, 2017
Editor

Sorry Paul, we had some rain over the weekend which has washed away alot of the snow. But today we do still have those absolutely beautiful blue skies and a lovely warming sun. Although, we do have more rain predicted during the week - snow will be back later. However, if you go just half an hour from Krakow, all of the surrounding villages will still have their snow, as will the surrounding mountains which will be asbolutely laden.

Reply Feb 20th, 2017
Stuart Griffiths
United Kingdom

Hi, We are going to Krakow on the 20th February, Is there any snow currently there? Kind regards Stuart

Reply Feb 13th, 2017
Editor
Poland

Still snow on the ground. It snows very beautifully every few days and then in between we have lovely crisp air and perfectly blue skies. We're having a dream winter!

Reply Feb 14th, 2017
Steve
United Kingdom

We're off to Krakow on Wed 8th what's the weather likely to be please?

Reply Feb 5th, 2017
Editor

snow and blue skies ;)

Reply Feb 14th, 2017
paul
Ireland

Going tomorrow 2nd Feb..have we snow?

Reply Feb 1st, 2017
Guest
Poland

Yes, there is still beautiful snow on the ground and there is more lovely snow forecast throughout the week! It is cleared from many roads and sidewalks for practical reasons.

Reply Jan 31st, 2017
Donna
United Kingdom

We are travelling to krakow this Friday 3 Feb. Is there snow on the ground at the moment?

Reply Jan 31st, 2017
Guest

I'd recommend packing layers as although we have snow on the ground, sometimes we have beautiful blue skies to compliment the beautiful white ground and then a few hours later it could be snowing peacefully again. The mornings and evenings can be quite chilly even with a clear sky so pack a nice warm coat, gloves, a hat, boots with decent grip, fuzzy socks. All the cafe's, museums, hotels, bars, etc will be super heated so you'll want removable layers, of course. It's not antarctica but it's a lovely winter wonderland :)

Reply Jan 24th, 2017
Guest

There is alot of snow here right now, it's beautiful and wintery :)

Reply Jan 24th, 2017
Francesca
Malta

I will be in krakow next Sunday. Is there snow? I would love to see snow

Reply Jan 22nd, 2017
ramon
Spain

Hi, we are going to krakow in friday and i would like to see snow. Is there snow already? Will snow from friday to tuesday?

Reply Jan 18th, 2017
Charles
United Kingdom

Snow. At last!

Reply Jan 17th, 2017
Pam
United Kingdom

Hello we are going to Krakow on wednesday, what is the weather like at the moment please.

Reply Oct 24th, 2016
Erkki
Finland

Hello, we are going to Krakow tomorrow and we need some advices on suitable clothes to pack? Thanks for in advance.

Reply Jun 16th, 2016
Wendy
United Kingdom

Hi we going to Kraków tomorrow need some advice on suitable clothes to pack ? Thanks

Reply Apr 3rd, 2016
martina Oliver
Ireland

Hi all . Going over to krakow Monday. What the weather like at the moment. Was going to bring a snow pants and boots, but weather forcast is telling me it going to be 9 to 11 . Any advice would be greatful. First trip and dint know what to expect.

Reply Jan 27th, 2016
Editor
Poland

Some warm clothes might come useful, but no heavy duty clothing is needed:) I believe this year's winter is over, at least for now. It might come back, though, and quite surprisingly, e.g. in March...

Reply Jan 27th, 2016
Suey
United Kingdom

Hi all, Can anyone tell me the snow situation in Krakow at the moment? Due to go in 12 days just wondering how to prepare!

Reply Nov 30th, 2015
Editor
Poland

Hi, It's not exactly snowing yet, though we've had some snowfall already. They say it's going to rain this week. In terms of packing, I'd go for warm clothes, with a touch of waterproof - caps, scarves and gloves recommended, too. Regards!

Reply Nov 30th, 2015
Guest

went to Krakow 4-7th October weather was absolutely beautiful not what I was expecting so took all the wrong clothes had no rain just sunshine until last day when cloudier and cooler so much colder here

Reply Oct 15th, 2015
Peaches N Cream
United States

Brrr sounds just like the weather in NH USA, (north of Boston Massachusetts)

Reply Sep 27th, 2015
Mark
United Kingdom

What happened to the sunshine? :(

Reply May 21st, 2015
Guest

Amazing weather right now - enjoy!

Reply May 26th, 2014
Elias
Sweden

I can't see the sun in Krakow at all, it's to much smog in the air. I hardly see 10 meter in front of me

Reply Feb 23rd, 2014
Guest

37 degrees today - loving it !

Reply Aug 9th, 2013
Katie
United Kingdom

I love this sunny weather :)

Reply Aug 2nd, 2013
emerson fassy
Brazil

Congratulations for JMJ 2016 in Cracowia, Good Luck

Reply Jul 28th, 2013
Jim Bogner
United States

Can send me or give me a link to weather records for the month of December? this past December 2012 would be fine. I want to see the highs and lows on dates around December 2-6. thank you.

Reply Feb 10th, 2013
SAZ
United Kingdom

hi could you tell me what weather will be like early march heading over 7th to 10th march. many thanks

Reply Feb 3rd, 2013
Gloria Jo
United States

If you're planning on visiting Krakow I would highly recommend you bring a raincoat or umbrella. I've been living in Krakow since June and there hasn't been a month where it has not rained. Sometimes you get a sunny day but then a sporadic rain in the afternoon or the other way around. No wonder it is still so green!

Reply Sep 23rd, 2012
Rin
Singapore

Saw the weather forecast for the next couple of days. Not too sure if I require thick coats as the nights can be quite cold, as low as 10 deg? Am from Singapore so its a total new experience altogether. But yes, can't wait to party non-stop! :D

Reply Sep 16th, 2012
karenf
United Kingdom

Four of us venturing to Poland for the 1st time on 13th Sept2012 - Can't wait - our guide for the week is a Polish friend - so lots in store - will report back...so much to do...

Reply Sep 12th, 2012
Kevin
United Kingdom

Suggest you pack everything we have been here for a few days and have worn shorts and tee shirts now today is Sunday and it's raining but still warm !!

Reply Aug 26th, 2012
jane parkinson
United Kingdom

can someone please please please tell me what to expect the weather to be like in krakow im going on august 27th for 9 days and dont know what to pack also can anyone tell me the best cheap restuarants im staying in the hotel galicyica please help

Reply Aug 15th, 2012
Steve
United Kingdom

I booked a taxi through your website and it was very efficient. We are returning in September for our 3rd visit. Will certainly book through your site again. Many thanks.

Reply Jul 30th, 2012
Rin
Singapore

Very excited to see Poland for the first time in September! Hope the weather will be good. ;)

Reply Jul 22nd, 2012
kathy
United Kingdom

went krakow dec 2011 fab time food great found people really friendly going again this new year anyone been there at that time would like to know what it was like

Reply Jul 9th, 2012
Gunilla
Sweden

A beautiful and lovely town! Was there in june 2012 for the first time and just love it!! Going back now in september 2012....longing!

Reply Jul 13th, 2012
Muhammad siddique
United Kingdom

Krakow city which I met met my girlfriend first time and now we have been together almost 4 years one of the best city nice and friendly peoples I always to be there.

Reply Jun 8th, 2012
lilly mcdonagh
Ireland

i love kracow.and this website is so informative.i am going back to kracow in july again.

Reply May 28th, 2012
Peter corrigan
United Kingdom

Going to cracow for 5 nights Friday june Ist...Looking forward to it very much...

Reply May 24th, 2012
JAYNE OWEN
United Kingdom

Going back to Krakow for the 4th time this weekend, cant wait! Dont miss Aperetif Restaurant and the Wawel Hotel is just fabulous!

Reply May 23rd, 2012
Sean O Loughlin
Ireland

My 1st time to Poland.Amazing people can not do enough for you.Good food good prices clean rooms.Cannot wait to come back.

Reply May 8th, 2012
mike
United Kingdom

going back for the seventh time on thursday 3/5/12. What a great place to visit, lots to see, good food, good beer, great local people, and a great place to chill out and relax

Reply Apr 28th, 2012
Rodrigo
Chile

It´s getting hot and sunny this saturday and sunday, arround 27C.

Reply Apr 28th, 2012
John
United Kingdom

Going to Krakow on Sunday for 5 days and keeping an eye on the weather there. It's cold and rainy here but looks dry and warm there. Am I correct?

Reply Apr 26th, 2012
nicky
United Kingdom

going to krakow sunday dont no what clothes to take with me is it still frezzing there

Reply Mar 9th, 2012
Linda
United Kingdom

Going back to Krakow next week. Is it better to layer clothes under a slightly lighter coat or have both heavy jumpers and then a fleece lined coat?

Reply Feb 29th, 2012
Alan, Lesley, Steve & Mandy
United Kingdom

Incredible place to visit. I think anyone with a conscience should visit Auschwitz, but prepare to be shocked by what man can do to fellow men. Krakow was freezing cold when we visited, and the River Vistula was frozen over with a blanket of snow on top. Very beautiful indeed

Reply Feb 24th, 2012
rob
United Kingdom

Sun is beginning to come out. Still cold - but I think Spring is finally on its way! Had enough of the cold weather, thanks.

Reply Feb 18th, 2012
Alison
United Kingdom

We have just had a lovely weekend in Krakow. It was freezing but we took warm clothes and as other people have said layers, layers and more layers. We did Shindlers factory, Auschwitz was very sobering and thought provoking. I actually think I will often think of that place throughout my whole life. Definately going to go back at some point to see more.

Reply Feb 15th, 2012
geoff
United States

freezing here!

Reply Feb 11th, 2012
mick
United Kingdom

get to ck brower fab pub and try the beer towers

Reply Feb 11th, 2012
Dee
United Kingdom

Im going to Krackow on 14th Feb. I have ski trousers is it worth taking them to walk around to stay dry and warm or are jeans and thermals adequate?

Reply Feb 11th, 2012
diane greaves
United Kingdom

I am going to Kracow on Sunday for 3 days with friends. We have 3 tours ready booked and have left a little time for exploring around krakow itself. I was wondering if anyone could advise me on clothing for evening..for bars or restaurants. If its minus 20 outside what sort of things do you wear to go out in? I am trying to pack and have thermals and layers but would look a little odd wearing these in a bar.

Reply Feb 9th, 2012
tracey jone
United Kingdom

got back from krakow on sat4th, so cold -20, but what an experiance, take leggings to wear under jeans,and lots of layers of clothes, lovely place, food great,marmalada, and the medival restaurant off the square, very good, trip to auschwitz a must, will def go back when a bit milder to explore more.

Reply Feb 8th, 2012
Rachel Boden
United Kingdom

looking at booking Krakow for my birthday weekend in November/December. when are the christmas markets on? places to stay,drink and eat? there will be around 20 people in my party, so any advice would be appriciated thanks

Reply Feb 7th, 2012
Tracey Forsyth
United Kingdom

Just got back on the 5th feb 2012 weather was freezing but we were there 2 years ago so knew what to expect.I love Krakow and i would move there in a second.We stayed at The Bluebells apartments,very basic but everything you need is there and the staff are very polite and very obliging. Take lots of warm clothes with you if you plan to go around jan-mar.A visit to Auschwitz Saltmines & Schindlers factory is a must see i was very impressed with the salt mines,Auschwitz is what you would expect it to be ... Very sad it would make the hardest man cry. Oh and before i forget ...we also went to the ghetto and we noticed a police car sat just outside the Eagle pharmacy ...they wait there to see if anyone crosses the tram lines by foot,if you do this you will be fined on the spot so do use the underground if there is one there.Im not sure if this is a law over there but im gonna check it out.A couple who stayed in the same hotel as us told us they were fined 50 zloty each on the spot,if they didnt pay it was a trip to the police station so be careful when crossing at tram stops use the underground if there is one there.

Reply Feb 6th, 2012
Cat Marshall
United Kingdom

Just come back from 4 wonderful days in Krakow. -20 when we were there. Never felt cold like it, but absolutely beautiful place, so the weather only added to it with the snow and frost. Can recommend hot choc with cherry vodka and you must visit the Camelot Cafe! Auschwitz trip and Schindler's factory a must if you haven't been before. Stayed at Queen Boutique Hotel - wonderful place. Paid a little more for a balcony room with an amazing view of Wawel Castle. Would deffo go back.

Reply Feb 6th, 2012
john carroll
United Kingdom

What will the weather be like in mid March I am coming over then, is it boots and gloves still?

Reply Feb 4th, 2012
MARCO
Italy

Volevo dire martedì 7

Reply Feb 4th, 2012
MARCO
Italy

Io arrivo mercoledì 7 . C e quache altro italiano li per quel periodo?

Reply Feb 4th, 2012
Jamie
United Kingdom

If you are planning to visit, bring EVERY item of warm clothing you have - thermal underwear ideal! It is absolutely freezing right now - never felt anything like it in my life!

Reply Feb 3rd, 2012
Ray Thomas
United States

We have just returned from krakow for short stay. Catch bus 292 from airport. Goes right into old town. Get off at cracovia football stadium. Cost about 70p.

Reply Feb 2nd, 2012
neil
United Kingdom

i am going on sunday whats the best way from the airport to the centre of krakow

Reply Feb 1st, 2012
JOAN-LANCASHIRE
United Kingdom

I'm going for EASTER,just been in M&S to ask EXCHANGE RATE she saikd 5.75Lottie for £1 Also my New Next Door Neighbour He comes from their so gave me a lot info about it and to go SALT MINES are a must if nothing else All Enjoy

Reply Jan 29th, 2012
garth
United Kingdom

im going to krakow on 9th feb 2012 for a few days, can any one who has been there recently tell me what the exchange rate is there. ive been told i get a better rate im krakow than in the uk. reguards

Reply Jan 29th, 2012
Linda Wright
United Kingdom

i went with my daughter to Krakow on 17th Nov 2011, we had a fantastic time ,we went to salt mines, tour of castle,Auschwitz, weather was really cold, always freezing or below, but can't wait to go back it is such an atmospheric city,the main square is amazing- i love it

Reply Jan 25th, 2012
Eddie
United Kingdom

Hi all, visiting the city next week for a few days, wondering if anyone has a recent review of the new Indian restaurant 'Buddha'....? Regards.

Reply Jan 11th, 2012
DRU BRUCE
United Kingdom

THIS IS THE FITH TIME TO KRAKOW LOVE THE PLACE, HAD SNOW,HEATWAVE,RAIN STILL BRILLIANT

Reply Jan 8th, 2012
gareth rickard
United Kingdom

cant wait to go to Kracow at the end of January with my daughter and a mate from work who has been many times and says its fantastic there , i will give a good feed back on my return

Reply Jan 7th, 2012
Lucie
United Kingdom

Am thinking of going the last weekend in January but am a bit scared about the weather!! Does it affect the planes and is it likely to be too cold to enjoy ourselves?!

Reply Dec 17th, 2011
Hilary Minor
United Kingdom

I'm singing with Elmbridge Choir in the Advent Festival. This my first visit to Krakow and I can't wait to get there; I've heard so much about this beautiful city!

Reply Dec 7th, 2011
Paula
United Kingdom

My second trip to Krakow, this time with the Elmbridge Choir. We are off on Thursday for the weekend and would love to see some snow! So excited!!

Reply Dec 6th, 2011
benji
United Kingdom

going to cracow on thursday, hope to see some snow, cant wait.

Reply Dec 5th, 2011
carla
Spain

We fly tomorrow for 5 days. I wish to see some snow!!! I can't wait...

Reply Dec 4th, 2011
Derek
United Kingdom

I am going to Krakow this Thursday for four days with the Elmbridge choir hope it is not too cold its our first trip

Reply Dec 4th, 2011
Dan
United Kingdom

Coming to Krakow on Monday. Have only heard great things about the place. Can't wait!!

Reply Dec 3rd, 2011
cathy
United Kingdom

comming back to krakow on thursday hope it snows by then

Reply Nov 28th, 2011
sue
United Kingdom

went to krakow this year we had a lovely time and want to go again next yaer when its snowing been told its a lovely time to go.

Reply Nov 26th, 2011
Violka
Poland

Hello Anne-Marie, I am afraid that there is no snow yet, but the weather is really chilly - round about zero degrees with high level of humidity. We are also expecting few rays of sunshine soon!

Reply Nov 25th, 2011
sharon, northern ireland
United Kingdom

Coming back to krakow on sunday. spent a few days in this city last year and loved it. cant wait to get back!

Reply Nov 24th, 2011

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