Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Slovakia

We show the climate in Slovakia by comparing the average weather in 3 representative places: Bratislava, Prešov, and Žilina.

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Average High and Low Temperature in Slovakia

Average High and Low Temperature in SlovakiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F612781365723773176181454NowNowŽilinaŽilinaPrešovPrešovBratislavaBratislava
The daily average high and low air temperature at 2 meters above the ground. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding perceived temperatures.
Bratislava 37°F41°F50°F61°F70°F76°F80°F79°F70°F59°F46°F38°F
Prešov 32°F36°F47°F58°F67°F73°F76°F75°F67°F56°F43°F34°F
Žilina 33°F37°F46°F57°F66°F71°F75°F74°F66°F56°F44°F35°F
Bratislava 27°F29°F35°F43°F51°F57°F60°F59°F52°F43°F35°F29°F
Prešov 23°F25°F31°F40°F47°F52°F56°F55°F49°F41°F33°F26°F
Žilina 22°F23°F29°F37°F45°F51°F54°F52°F46°F39°F32°F25°F


Average Hourly Temperature in BratislavaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfreezingvery coldvery coldcoldcoolwarmcomfortablefreezingfreezingcomfortable


Average Hourly Temperature in PrešovJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfreezingvery coldcoldcoldcoolcomfortablefreezingwarm


Average Hourly Temperature in ŽilinaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfreezingfreezingvery coldcoldcoldcoolcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Chance of Clearer Skies in Slovakia

Chance of Clearer Skies in SlovakiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%6735666129NowNowŽilinaŽilinaPrešovPrešovBratislavaBratislava
The percentage of time the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy (i.e., less than 60% of the sky is covered by clouds).
Clearer SkiesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Bratislava 41%43%44%49%52%58%65%64%56%49%38%37%
Prešov 42%42%45%47%51%56%63%64%56%49%39%39%
Žilina 33%34%39%44%47%53%60%59%50%41%31%30%

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Slovakia

Daily Chance of Precipitation in SlovakiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%3015354220NowNowŽilinaŽilinaPrešovPrešovBratislavaBratislava
The percentage of days in which precipitation is observed, excluding trace quantities.
Days of Precip.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Bratislava 4.8d4.8d5.4d5.8d8.4d8.5d8.3d7.9d6.8d5.6d5.9d5.8d
Prešov 4.5d4.5d5.3d7.0d9.7d10.4d10.6d8.6d6.8d5.9d5.2d4.9d
Žilina 6.6d6.6d7.2d7.5d10.4d11.7d11.3d10.0d8.2d6.9d6.7d7.1d

Average Monthly Rainfall in Slovakia

Average Monthly Rainfall in SlovakiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 in2.5 in2.5 in3.0 in3.0 in3.5 in3.5 in2.ŽilinaŽilinaPrešovPrešovBratislavaBratislava
The average rainfall accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question.
Bratislava 0.6″0.7″1.0″1.2″1.9″2.0″2.0″2.0″1.8″1.3″1.2″0.8″
Prešov 0.4″0.5″0.8″1.4″2.3″2.7″2.8″2.2″1.9″1.5″1.0″0.6″
Žilina 0.7″0.7″1.2″1.6″2.6″3.1″3.2″2.6″2.3″1.7″1.3″0.9″

Average Monthly Snowfall in Slovakia

Average Monthly Snowfall in SlovakiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 in5 in5 in2.83.34.9NowNowŽilinaŽilinaPrešovPrešovBratislavaBratislava
The average snowfall accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question.
Bratislava 2.7″2.2″0.7″0.1″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.1″1.1″2.4″
Prešov 2.9″3.0″1.0″0.2″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.1″1.1″2.3″
Žilina 4.6″3.8″1.5″0.3″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.1″1.9″4.2″

Hours of Daylight in Slovakia

Hours of Daylight in SlovakiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec4 hr4 hr6 hr6 hr8 hr8 hr10 hr10 hr12 hr12 hr14 hr14 hr16 hr16 hr18 hr18 hr20 hr20 hr16.18.3NowNowŽilinaŽilinaPrešovPrešovBratislavaBratislava
The number of hours during which the Sun is at least partly above the horizon.
Bratislava 8.9h10.2h11.9h13.7h15.2h16.0h15.6h14.2h12.5h10.8h9.2h8.4h
Prešov 8.8h10.2h11.9h13.8h15.3h16.1h15.7h14.3h12.6h10.8h9.2h8.3h
Žilina 8.7h10.2h11.9h13.8h15.4h16.2h15.7h14.3h12.6h10.7h9.1h8.3h

Chance of Muggy Conditions in Slovakia

Chance of Muggy Conditions in SlovakiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%5NowNowŽilinaŽilinaBratislavaBratislava
The percentage of time that is muggy, oppressive, or miserable (i.e., a dew point greater than 65°F).
Muggy daysJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Bratislava 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.5d1.1d0.9d0.1d0.0d0.0d0.0d
Prešov 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.5d0.9d0.6d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d
Žilina 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.2d0.7d0.4d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d

Average Wind Speed in Slovakia

Average Wind Speed in SlovakiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph1 mph1 mph2 mph2 mph3 mph3 mph4 mph4 mph5 mph5 mph6 mph6 mph7 mph7 mph8 mph8 mph9 mph9 mph10 mph10 mph11 mph11 mph10.ŽilinaŽilinaPrešovPrešovBratislavaBratislava
The average of mean hourly wind speeds at 10 meters above the ground.
Wind Speed (mph)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Bratislava 9.710.

Tourism Score in Slovakia

Tourism Score in SlovakiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810107.1NowNowŽilinaŽilinaPrešovPrešovBratislavaBratislava
The tourism score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F.

Beach/Pool Score in Slovakia

Beach/Pool Score in SlovakiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810106.04.74.1NowNowŽilinaŽilinaPrešovPrešovBratislavaBratislava
The beach/pool score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F.

Growing Season in Slovakia

Growing Season in SlovakiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%20%20%40%40%60%60%80%80%100%100%NowNowŽilinaŽilinaPrešovPrešovBratislavaBratislava
The percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season, defined as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Growing Degree Days in Slovakia

Growing Degree Days in SlovakiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F500°F500°F1,000°F1,000°F1,500°F1,500°F2,000°F2,000°F2,500°F2,500°F3,000°F3,000°FNowNowŽilinaŽilinaPrešovPrešovBratislavaBratislava
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, where growing degree days are defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature (50°F in this case).

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Slovakia

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in SlovakiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh6.81.06.5NowNowŽilinaŽilinaPrešovPrešovBratislavaBratislava
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter.
Solar Energy (kWh)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

This report illustrates the typical weather for Bratislava, Prešov, and Žilina year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

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