Białowieża National Park, Poland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Białowieża National Park, Poland? If you're planning to go to Białowieża National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Białowieża National Park, Poland

Based on the climate and weather in Białowieża National Park, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Białowieża National Park, Poland by month

January

If you are traveling to Białowieża National Park in January, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Fleeces
  • Sweaters
  • Very heavy socks
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments

February

If you go to Białowieża National Park in February, you will notice that it is freezing. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Very heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Insulated boots
  • Gloves
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Scarf

March

March in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Białowieża National Park in April, you will notice that it is brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Białowieża National Park in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Białowieża National Park in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Białowieża National Park can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Białowieża National Park in November, you will notice that it is cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Białowieża National Park in December, you will notice that it is frosty. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Białowieża National Park, Poland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Białowieża National Park, 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 Białowieża National Park
  • Appropriate museum wear

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