Hel, Poland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Hel, Poland

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

What to wear/what to pack for Hel, Poland by month

January

If you visit Hel during January, you are likely to find that it can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Hel in February, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow regularly.

Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Hel in March, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear

May

May for Hel is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece

June

Traveling to Hel in June, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

July

If you vacation in Hel during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat

August

In August, Hel is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Hel, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses

September

In September, Hel can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Hel, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece

October

October in Hel is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses

November

November in Hel is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear

December

If you vacation in Hel during December, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s 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 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Hel, Poland

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

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