Košice, Slovakia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Košice, Slovakia

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

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

January

January in Košice is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C).

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:

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

February

February is freezing. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Košice during March, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s 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 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Košice during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy. 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 between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Košice is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Košice is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Košice in August, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Košice is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Košice in October, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Košice during November, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 80 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Košice is very cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Košice, Slovakia

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

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