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

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

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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 Oświęcim, Poland

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

Important essentials 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • 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 Oświęcim, Poland

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

Synagogues may have dress requirements. At Jewish Museum and Synagogue:

Castle hopping? For Oświęcim Castle, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Oświęcim.

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

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January

January in Oświęcim is frosty and somewhat snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 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

In February, Oświęcim is frigid and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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March

March in Oświęcim is cold and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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April

If you are traveling to Oświęcim in April, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

May in Oświęcim is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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June

If you vacation in Oświęcim during June, you will probably notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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July

July for Oświęcim is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

August 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).

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September

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

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October

If you visit Oświęcim during October, you are likely to notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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November

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

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December

December in Oświęcim can be extremely cold, 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 C) to 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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