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

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Traveling to Orava, Slovakia? If you're planning to go to Orava, we 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 Orava, Slovakia

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

Important essentials for Orava, Slovakia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Orava, Slovakia

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

If you are planning to check out the amazing Leštiny wooden church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing that covers knees and shoulders:

If you go to Orava Castle, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Orava.

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

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    January

    January in Orava is freezing and somewhat snowy. 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 low 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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    February

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

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    March

    March in Orava can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. It also snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

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    April

    If you vacation in Orava during April, you will probably notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 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 a bit less than half of the time and snow sometimes.

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    May

    May in Orava can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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    June

    In June, Orava can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Orava, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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    July

    July here is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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    August

    If you are traveling to Orava in August, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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    September

    Traveling to Orava in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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    October

    Traveling to Orava in October, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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    November

    November in Orava can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

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    December

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

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