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

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

When to go to Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia

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

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

January

January in Banská Štiavnica is freezing. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 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:

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

February

February in Banská Štiavnica is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 5 F (10+ below zero C).

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Banská Štiavnica can be 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
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

April in Banská Štiavnica 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
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks

May

May in Banská Štiavnica 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Banská Štiavnica in June, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Banská Štiavnica during July, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. 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:

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

August

If you vacation in Banská Štiavnica during August, you are likely to 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Banská Štiavnica 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Banská Štiavnica can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Banská Štiavnica during November, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Banská Štiavnica in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Banská Štiavnica, 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 Štiavnica
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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