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Krakow Climate & Temperature

  • Krakow, Poland is at 504'N, 1948'E, 242 m (792 ft). See map.
  • Krakow has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, warm summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Krakow is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.7 degrees Celsius (45.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.8 °C (37.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental. Krakow Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 1.3°C (34.3°F) on average falling to -5.2°C (22.7°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 13.1°C (55.6°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 3.1°C (37.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 22.5°C (72.4°F) and average low temperatures are 11.6°C (52.9°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 13.1°C (55.6°F) during the day and lows of 4.3°C (39.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 686 mm (27 inches) which is equivalent to 686 Litres/m (16.83 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1489 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Krakow you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Te Wharau, Glenburn, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Krakow Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (32) 2 (36) 7 (45) 14 (56) 19 (66) 22 (71) 23 (73) 23 (73) 19 (66) 14 (57) 7 (44) 2 (35) 13 (54)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (26) -2 (29) 2 (36) 8 (46) 13 (56) 16 (61) 18 (64) 17 (62) 13 (56) 8 (47) 3 (38) -1 (30) 8 (46)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (20) -5 (23) -1 (30) 3 (37) 8 (46) 11 (51) 12 (54) 12 (53) 9 (47) 4 (40) 0 (32) -4 (25) 4 (38)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 34 (1) 32 (1) 34 (1) 48 (2) 83 (3) 97 (4) 85 (3) 87 (3) 54 (2) 46 (2) 45 (2) 41 (2) 686 (27)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 16 (52) 15 (53) 12 (39) 15 (50) 12 (39) 15 (50) 16 (52) 15 (48) 12 (40) 14 (45) 15 (50) 16 (52) 173 (47)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 1h 30' 1h 58' 3h 40' 4h 38' 6h 32' 6h 34' 6h 42' 5h 54' 5h 04' 3h 25' 1h 46' 1h 00' 4h 04'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 36' 10h 00' 11h 49' 13h 45' 15h 25' 16h 18' 15h 54' 14h 26' 12h 34' 10h 38' 8h 59' 8h 08' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 18 (82) 20 (80) 32 (68) 34 (66) 43 (57) 41 (59) 43 (57) 42 (58) 41 (59) 33 (67) 20 (80) 13 (87) 34 (66)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 20.1 29.4 40.2 51.8 60.1 63.4 60.3 52 40.6 29.1 20 16.5 40.2

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