Banská Bystrica, Slovakia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Banská Bystrica, Slovakia? If you're planning to go to Banská Bystrica, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Banská Bystrica, Slovakia

Based on the climate and weather in Banská Bystrica, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Banská Bystrica, Slovakia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Banská Bystrica, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Banská Bystrica, Slovakia by month

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January

If you are traveling to Banská Bystrica in January, you will notice that it is frosty. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Banská Bystrica is frigid. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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March

Traveling to Banská Bystrica in March, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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April

If you vacation in Banská Bystrica during April, you might notice that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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May

May in Banská Bystrica is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 50% range on average.

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June

Traveling to Banská Bystrica in June, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

July is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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August

If you vacation in Banská Bystrica during August, you might find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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September

September in Banská Bystrica is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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October

If you are traveling to Banská Bystrica in October, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

If you vacation in Banská Bystrica during November, you will probably see that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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December

December in Banská Bystrica is freezing. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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Activities for Banská Bystrica, Slovakia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Banská Bystrica.

If you are intending to go to the beautiful St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Central Slovakia Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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