Weather Averages for Krakow in February
Averages for Krakow in February
When visiting Krakow, Poland ensure you check the seven-day weather forecast in advance, to be sure it will be to your liking. February is another cold month, albeit slightly warmer than January with an average temperature of -2°C – average high of 1°C and low of -5°C again. The sea temperature is the same as January at 26°C, rainfall remains at 30mm but over 11 days rather than 13, and the sun makes an appearance for an extra hour at eight hours per day.
February has the Festival of Sailors’ Songs, in which over 2,000 people congregate at venues like the Wisa Arena and Rotunda Cultural Centre. Modern and traditional sea shanties are sung, as are songs with similar themes.
While in Krakow it would also be worth visiting the City Zoo. Located in a forest setting, the zoo, founded in 1917, is 50 acres boasting 1500 animals, including exotic birds, pygmy hippos, wild cats, sea lions, chimps and various endangered species.
Cracowdays Apartments is an excellent choice of stay for visitors to Krakow, winning the Trip Advsor’s Travelers’ Choice 2013 award. Rooms are Standard, Superior, and Independent Studio. Superior rooms come with a 3G iPad, while all rooms also feature a PlayStation. The complex also has free WiFi, an iMac Internet station with printer, spa, dry cleaning, concert and theatre booking, and bicycle rental.
February events in Krakow
14th February 2015
This day ocusses on love, romance, appreciation and friendship. The city’s active and scenic center still sets the mood for couples who travel here to celebrate the most romantic day of the year. Many restaurants and hotels will offer special set menus on Valentine's Day, so make sure to book beforehand.
Fat Thursday/Ash Wednesday
18th February 2015
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent and continues for 40 days until Easter Sunday, one of the most significant holidays in the Catholic faith. Traditional Polish doughnut also known as the “paczek,” must be consumed on this day as many Polish people believe they will be lucky for the entire year in doing so.