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

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

When to go to Oświęcim, Poland

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

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

January

In January, Oświęcim is freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Oświęcim, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Oświęcim is very cold and somewhat snowy. 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), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Oświęcim is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Oświęcim, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Oświęcim is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Oświęcim, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Oświęcim is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Oświęcim is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts

August

Traveling to Oświęcim in August, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

If you visit Oświęcim during September, you are likely to find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Oświęcim is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and sometimes jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Oświęcim, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Oświęcim in December, you will notice that it is very cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow about a third of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Oświęcim, 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 Oświęcim
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • If you plan to visit a synagogue, take appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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