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

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Traveling to Western Slovakia, Slovakia? If you're planning to go to Western Slovakia, 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 Western Slovakia, Slovakia

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

Important essentials for Western Slovakia, Slovakia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • 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).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Western Slovakia is freezing and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. It also snows a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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February

In February, Western Slovakia is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the high 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 Western Slovakia, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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March

March for Western Slovakia is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows occasionally.

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April

April in Western Slovakia is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May in this region is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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June

In June, Western Slovakia is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Western Slovakia, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

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July

If you go to Western Slovakia in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

In August, Western Slovakia is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) and once in a while jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Western Slovakia, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

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September

In September, Western Slovakia is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Western Slovakia, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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October

In October, Western Slovakia is chilly 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 Western Slovakia, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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November

November here can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows once in a while.

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December

In December, Western Slovakia is freezing and somewhat rainy. 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 Western Slovakia, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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Activities for Western Slovakia, Slovakia

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

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