Banská Bystrica, Slovakia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Banská Bystrica, Slovakia? If you're planning to go to Banská Bystrica, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

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.

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

January

January here is very cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks

February

February in Banská Bystrica is frosty. 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket

March

March in Banská Bystrica is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

April in Banská Bystrica can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens

May

If you are traveling to Banská Bystrica in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

July

If you vacation in Banská Bystrica during July, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts

August

If you vacation in Banská Bystrica during August, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals

September

If you are traveling to Banská Bystrica in September, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses

October

October in Banská Bystrica can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat

November

November in Banská Bystrica can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat

December

December 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 below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and E
  • A SIM card that works in Banská Bystrica
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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