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

Traveling to Žilina, Slovakia? If you're planning to go to Žilina, this is 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 Žilina, Slovakia

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

Important essentials for Žilina, Slovakia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Žilina, Slovakia by month

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January

In January, Žilina can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Žilina, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Holy Trinity Cathedral, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Považská galéria umenia, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you go to Žilina in February, you will notice that it is freezing and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Holy Trinity Cathedral, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Považská galéria umenia, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you visit Žilina during March, you might find that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Holy Trinity Cathedral, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Považská galéria umenia, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April for Žilina is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Holy Trinity Cathedral, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Považská galéria umenia, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in Žilina is crisp 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 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Holy Trinity Cathedral, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Považská galéria umenia, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

Traveling to Žilina in June, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Holy Trinity Cathedral, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Považská galéria umenia, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you visit Žilina during July, you might see that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Holy Trinity Cathedral, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Považská galéria umenia, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

Traveling to Žilina in August, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Holy Trinity Cathedral, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Považská galéria umenia, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you visit Žilina during September, you are likely to find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Holy Trinity Cathedral, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Považská galéria umenia, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you vacation in Žilina during October, you may see that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Holy Trinity Cathedral, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Považská galéria umenia, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

Traveling to Žilina in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Holy Trinity Cathedral, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Považská galéria umenia, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

Traveling to Žilina in December, you will notice that it is freezing, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Holy Trinity Cathedral, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Považská galéria umenia, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Žilina, Slovakia

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

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