Great Fatra, Slovakia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Great Fatra, Slovakia? If you're planning to go to Great Fatra, this article contains 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 Great Fatra, Slovakia

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

Important essentials for Great Fatra, Slovakia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Great Fatra, Slovakia by month

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January

January in this region is very cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows about half of the time.

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February

February in Great Fatra is pretty cool and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows about half of the time.

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March

If you go to Great Fatra in March, you will notice that it is cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April can be chilly and very snowy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It snows about two thirds of the time.

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May

If you vacation in Great Fatra during May, you may notice that it is mild and somewhat snowy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 90 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally and snow about half of the time.

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June

If you visit Great Fatra during June, you will probably see that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat snowy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 90 and 100% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow regularly.

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July

If you visit Great Fatra during July, you are likely to notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally around 90 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow occasionally.

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August

August for Great Fatra is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows occasionally.

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September

September in Great Fatra is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with more than half days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. It also snows a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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October

Traveling to Great Fatra in October, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain once in a while and snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

November in Great Fatra can be very chilly and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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December

December in Great Fatra is frigid and very snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s 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 Great Fatra, Slovakia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Great Fatra.

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