Kraków, Poland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Kraków, Poland? If you're planning to go to Kraków, I have 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 Kraków, Poland

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

Important essentials for Kraków, Poland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you go to Kraków in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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February

In February, Kraków is brisk and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Kraków, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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March

Traveling to Kraków in March, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

April in Kraków is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows occasionally. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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May

In May, Kraków is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Kraków, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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June

In June, Kraków is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Kraków, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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July

If you are traveling to Kraków in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

August is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

September here is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

If you are traveling to Kraków in October, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

Traveling to Kraków in November, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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December

December in Kraków is pretty cool, somewhat snowy 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 50s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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