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

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

When to go to Liptov, Slovakia

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

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

January

January here is beyond freezing and very snowy. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Scarf
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Gloves
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof coat
  • Sweaters
  • Very heavy socks

February

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

During this time, temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 10s 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:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • High performance gloves
  • Insulated boots
  • Coveralls
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Thick pajamas
  • Waterproof coat
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Umbrella
  • Neck gaiter

March

In March, Liptov is unbearably cold and very snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Liptov, with of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Insulated boots
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof coat
  • Scarf
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Fleeces
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Very heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots

April

If you go to Liptov in April, you will notice that it is biting cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Scarf
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves
  • Fleeces
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Very heavy socks

May

May is frosty and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat

June

June for Liptov is pretty cool and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment

July

July in Liptov can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof coat

August

If you go to Liptov in August, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof coat

September

September here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Jacket or coat

October

October for Liptov is freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Sweaters
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella

November

If you are traveling to Liptov in November, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleeces
  • Sweaters
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Insulated boots
  • Gloves
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Umbrella
  • Very heavy socks
  • Scarf
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof coat

December

In December, Liptov is biting cold and very snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C).

This is also a rainy time for Liptov, with of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is very windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thermal undergarments
  • Gloves
  • Very heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Scarf
  • Waterproof boots
  • Insulated boots
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof coat
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Umbrella

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Liptov, 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 Liptov
  • Appropriate museum wear

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