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

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

When to go to Karpacz, Poland

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

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

January

If you go to Karpacz in January, you will notice that it can be bitter cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Scarf
  • Very heavy socks
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Insulated boots
  • Sweaters
  • Fleeces
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Gloves
  • Rain coat

February

February in Karpacz can be dangerously cold and somewhat rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves
  • Insulated boots
  • Very heavy socks
  • Fleeces
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Umbrella
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Scarf
  • Rain coat
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof luggage

March

March here can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Gloves
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Rain coat
  • Very heavy socks
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Scarf
  • Fleeces
  • Sweaters
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof footwear

April

April in Karpacz can be extremely cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters

May

May in Karpacz can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Karpacz can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Karpacz, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Karpacz is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Karpacz is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Karpacz in September, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Karpacz can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Karpacz is frigid and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens

December

December in Karpacz is unbearably cold and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Fleeces
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Gloves
  • Scarf
  • Sweaters
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Very heavy socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Insulated boots
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

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

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

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