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Climate and weather of Poland



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Climate

 
Poland has a temperate continental climate with four seasons.

Temperatures range from 0° in January to 23° in July. Rainfall is higher in the mountains and on the plateaus located in the south (800 to 1400 mm per year) than in the plain (400 to 700 mm per year). Sunshine is low in winter (one to two hours per day) and moderate in summer (six to seven hours a day).

Winter (November to March)
Temperatures drop from November (5°) to January (0°) and then rise until March (5°). They are sometimes very low (-15 to -20°) when cold winds pass through the country. Snow covers the south and the east during one hundred days and the west and the north during forty days.

Spring (April to May)
Temperatures rise progressively (12° in April, 18° in May), rainfall is low and sunshine is high.

Summer (June to August)
Temperatures are stable (23°) and rainfall is moderate.

Autumn (September to October)
Temperatures drop steadily (17° in September, 12° in October) and rainfall is low.

 When to go to Poland (pleasant climate) 
The climate of Poland is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Warsaw (Capital of Poland)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
-1°
12°
19°
22°
min
-6°
-5°
-2°
11°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
23°
22°
18°
12°
min
12°
12°
-4°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
20
20
20
30
60
70
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
70
60
40
40
40
30

Krakow

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
13°
19°
21°
min
-7°
-5°
-2°
11°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
23°
23°
18°
13°
min
12°
11°
-4°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
30
30
30
50
80
100
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
80
90
50
40
40
40

Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for Poland are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

Poland weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
Poland, a country located in Eastern Europe, is bordered by Germany to the west, by the Baltic Sea and Russia to the north, by Lithuania to the northeast, by Belarus to the east, by Ukraine to the southeast, by Slovakia to the south and by the Czech Republic to the southwest.

Capital: Varsovie
Area: 313 000 kmē
Population: 38 000 000 inhabitants
Language: Polish
Currency: Zloty

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