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

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

When to go to Zvolen, Slovakia

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

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

January

January in Zvolen is biting cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

It snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Zvolen is biting cold 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), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Zvolen is unbearably cold and very snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 20s 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:

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

April

April in Zvolen is very cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

It snows about half of the time. 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:

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

May

May in Zvolen is brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Zvolen is brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Zvolen is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

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:

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

October

October in Zvolen is freezing. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Zvolen 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 Zvolen, with of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is very breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Zvolen, 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 Zvolen

Check out our guides for these other locations: Grand Comore, Comoros, Guerneville, California, United States of America, White Bear Lake, Minnesota, United States of America, Topaga, Colombia, Keene, California, United States of America, Strathcona Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada, Mogadishu, Somalia, Colmar, France, Wazirpur, India, Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka, and Yuyao, China.