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Average Weather in Zalewo Poland

In Zalewo, the summers are comfortable and partly cloudy and the winters are freezing, dry, windy, and mostly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 22°F to 74°F and is rarely below 4°F or above 84°F.

Climate Summary

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Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Zalewo for warm-weather activities is from late June to late August.

Temperature

The warm season lasts for 3.7 months, from May 19 to September 10, with an average daily high temperature above 65°F. The hottest day of the year is July 27, with an average high of 74°F and low of 55°F.

The cold season lasts for 3.7 months, from November 19 to March 10, with an average daily high temperature below 40°F. The coldest day of the year is January 15, with an average low of 22°F and high of 31°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature

Average Hourly Temperature in ZalewoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AMfreezingvery coldvery coldcoldcoldcoolcomfortablefreezing
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands: 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 shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Terrace, Canada (4,739 miles away) and Revelstoke, Canada (4,798 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Zalewo (view comparison).

Clouds

In Zalewo, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Zalewo begins around April 1 and lasts for 6.4 months, ending around October 15. On August 5, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 57% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 43% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around October 15 and lasts for 5.6 months, ending around April 1. On November 27, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 74% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 26% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in ZalewoclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Aug 557%Aug 557%Nov 2726%Nov 2726%Apr 141%Apr 141%Oct 1541%Oct 1541%clearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds: clear < 20% < mostly clear < 40% < partly cloudy < 60% < mostly cloudy < 80% < overcast.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Zalewo varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 5.6 months, from May 25 to November 13, with a greater than 25% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 33% on July 7.

The drier season lasts 6.4 months, from November 13 to May 25. The smallest chance of a wet day is 18% on April 24.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 33% on July 7.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in ZalewowetdrydryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Jul 733%Jul 733%Apr 2418%Apr 2418%Jan 124%Jan 124%May 2526%May 2526%Nov 1325%Nov 1325%rainsnowmixed
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Zalewo experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in Zalewo. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around July 5, with an average total accumulation of 2.4 inches.

The least rain falls around February 15, with an average total accumulation of 0.6 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Snowfall

We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. Colder, drier snow tends to be on the higher end of that range and warmer, wetter snow on the lower end.

As with rainfall, we consider the snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Zalewo experiences some seasonal variation in monthly liquid-equivalent snowfall.

The snowy period of the year lasts for 4.5 months, from November 9 to March 25, with a sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall of at least 0.1 inches. The most snow falls during the 31 days centered around January 1, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.4 inches.

The snowless period of the year lasts for 7.5 months, from March 25 to November 9. The least snow falls around July 19, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.0 inches.

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall in ZalewosnowsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.5 in1.0 in1.5 in2.0 in2.5 inJan 10.4 inJan 10.4 inJul 190.0 inJul 190.0 inNov 90.1 inNov 90.1 inMar 250.1 inMar 250.1 in
The average liquid-equivalent snowfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average rainfall.

Sun

The length of the day in Zalewo varies extremely over the course of the year. In 2018, the shortest day is December 21, with 7 hours, 24 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 17 hours, 7 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 4:09 AM on June 18, and the latest sunrise is 3 hours, 50 minutes later at 7:59 AM on December 29. The earliest sunset is at 3:19 PM on December 13, and the latest sunset is 5 hours, 57 minutes later at 9:17 PM on June 24.

Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Zalewo during 2018, starting in the spring on March 25, lasting 7.1 months, and ending in the fall on October 28.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in ZalewoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 184:09 AMJun 184:09 AM9:17 PMJun 249:17 PMJun 24Dec 133:19 PMDec 133:19 PM7:59 AMDec 297:59 AMDec 29Mar 25DSTMar 25DSTDSTOct 28DSTOct 28daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunset
The solar day over the course of the year 2018. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight saving time are indicated by the 'DST' labels.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The perceived humidity level in Zalewo, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 2% of 2% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in ZalewoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Mar 20%Mar 20%Jul 194%Jul 194%comfortablecomfortabledrydryhumidhumid
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point: dry < 55°F < comfortable < 60°F < humid < 65°F < muggy < 70°F < oppressive < 75°F < miserable.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Zalewo experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 5.6 months, from October 11 to March 31, with average wind speeds of more than 10.9 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is January 24, with an average hourly wind speed of 13.0 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 6.4 months, from March 31 to October 11. The calmest day of the year is August 6, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.9 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed in ZalewowindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph2 mph4 mph6 mph8 mph10 mph12 mph14 mph16 mph18 mph20 mphJan 2413.0 mphJan 2413.0 mphAug 68.9 mphAug 68.9 mphOct 1110.9 mphOct 1110.9 mphMar 3110.9 mphMar 3110.9 mph
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Zalewo varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the north for 1.5 months, from April 17 to June 1, with a peak percentage of 29% on May 31. The wind is most often from the west for 4.6 months, from June 1 to October 21 and for 4.7 months, from November 26 to April 17, with a peak percentage of 41% on August 25. The wind is most often from the south for 1.2 months, from October 21 to November 26, with a peak percentage of 40% on October 30.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in ZalewoWNWSWJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%westsouthnortheast
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions (north, east, south, and west), excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Water Temperature

Zalewo is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.

The average water temperature experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The time of year with warmer water lasts for 2.8 months, from June 29 to September 23, with an average temperature above 60°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is August 10, with an average temperature of 66°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 4.1 months, from December 18 to April 22, with an average temperature below 42°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is February 22, with an average temperature of 36°F.

Average Water Temperature

The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Zalewo throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Zalewo for general outdoor tourist activities is from late June to late August, with a peak score in the first week of August.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score in Zalewobest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468106.76.70.00.0 precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturetourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Zalewo for hot-weather activities is from mid July to mid August, with a peak score in the last week of July.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in ZalewoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468103.53.50.00.0 precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturebeach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Growing Season

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it 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).

The growing season in Zalewo typically lasts for 5.4 months (164 days), from around April 30 to around October 11, rarely starting before April 11 or after May 20, and rarely ending before September 21 or after October 31.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Zalewogrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Apr 3050%Apr 3050%Oct 1150%Oct 1150%May 2090%May 2090%Sep 2190%Sep 2190%Apr 1110%Apr 1110%Oct 3110%Oct 3110%0%Jan 10%Jan 1Jul 22100%Jul 22100%frigidfreezingvery coldcoldcoolcomfortablewarm
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands: 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 black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Zalewo should appear around May 3, only rarely appearing before April 24 or after May 15.

Growing Degree Days

Growing Degree Days in ZalewoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F200°F400°F600°F800°F1,000°F1,200°F1,400°F1,600°F1,800°FMay 390°FMay 390°FJul 22900°FJul 22900°FDec 311,686°FDec 311,686°F
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.6 months, from April 29 to August 16, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 5.1 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 24, with an average of 6.3 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.9 months, from October 23 to February 19, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 1.6 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 19, with an average of 0.5 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Zalewo are 53.845 deg latitude, 19.605 deg longitude, and 351 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Zalewo contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 118 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 347 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (397 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,060 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Zalewo is covered by cropland (64%), water (14%), and grassland (11%), within 10 miles by cropland (58%) and trees (30%), and within 50 miles by cropland (57%) and trees (26%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Zalewo, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Zalewo.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Zalewo according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

The estimated value at Zalewo is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Zalewo and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Malbork (51%, 37 kilometers, northwest); Elblag (43%, 42 kilometers, north); and Warsaw–Modlin Mazovia Airport (5%, 170 kilometers, southeast).

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon and Planets , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.