Krakow Weather July Averages, Poland
What's The Weather Like In Krakow In July
Summer has finally come to the Krakow in July and during this month; you will see the highest average temperatures of the year and the most sunlight hours during the day. The city in the south of Poland sees an average daily temperature of 19°C (around 65°F), warm and pleasant to get outside and enjoy the warmer days, seeing the sights of the city. The highs for the month reach all the way to 25°C (about 77°F) and the lows drop down to 12°C (about 54°F).
As you're packing for your trip, be sure to throw in a light jacket, especially if you'll be outside during the evening hours when the temperatures reach their lowest point of the day. During the day, short-sleeves, light-weight long-sleeve shirts, shorts and capris will keep you comfortable as you explore the many attractions that make this area amazing.
Thanks to an increase in daylight hours, with an average of 6.5 hours a day at this time of the year, you'll have more time during the day to get out and about. While the temperatures are warmer and the days are longer, you'll still have to deal with an increased amount of rainfall.
More rainfall falls this month than any other month in the year, with an average of 69 mm over 17 days. The chance of precipitation on any given day is 50 percent, so bring along your umbrella so you don't get caught in the rain.
Throughout the month, the chance of a having a cloudy day is 33 percent and the chance of a windy day is also 33 percent. There's also a 50/50 chance for fog during your stay this month. Besides the increased rain chances, July is a great time to visit the city and see the many historical sites that tell the storied history of the Polish people and their culture.
Krakow Hotels In July
Venetian House Aparthotel
Venetian House Aparthotel is housed in a unique 16th century townhouse that recently underwent major renovations while still keeping its historic charm. Venetian House has 30 apartments for short-term rental, making it a great place for those wanting to stay in Krakow for longer holidays and have a private place to retire to at the end of each day. The apartments boast air conditioning, sofa bed, Wi-Fi, dishwasher, electric oven, fridge, table and chairs, and cleaning service.
Ideal for families, Domus Mater has comfortable rooms with private bathrooms and provides easy access to both the tram and bus routes. Kids will love the recreation hall with playroom and parents can enjoy the on-site chapel, library and garden with terrace to explore in the warm July weather. The 24-hour reception desk serves drinks and snacks to tide you over in between meals or you can dine at the Under the Angels restaurant with breakfast buffet and menu full of Polish favorites.
Sheraton Krakow Hotel
Found on the Wisla River, the Sheraton Krakow Hotel offers convenient access to the city's other popular sites like Market Square. Guests also get the top-notch service associated with the Sheraton name and pets are welcome too. The 232 rooms have classy décor, Sherton's Sweet Sleeper Beds, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, in-room safe and satellite television. Some rooms also have views of the Wisla River and Wawel Castle.
Bars And Restaurants
Found in the trendy Kazimierz neighborhood of Krakow, Restaurant Trezo features a menu full of Italian, Mediterranean and Polish favorites. It has a full bar, as well as outdoor seating to enjoy a warm summer day. Along with serving up delicious food, the restaurant has live music every day throughout the week to entertain you as you eat. The chefs at Restaurant Trezo use only the freshest ingredients when preparing your meals, so you are sure to get a high-quality dish.
The Miodova Restaurant gives guests a taste of traditional and old-school Polish dishes, but with a modern and up-to-date twist. The chic décor completes the updated menu that includes handmade pierogies, cabbage soup, stewed pheasant leg and rack of mutton. To complement your meal, choose a drink from extensive wine menu or have the bartended mix you up your favorite cocktail.
Introligatornia Smaku prides itself on serving dishes made with fresh and locally-sourced ingredients. The cuisine features European and International foods ranging from appetizers to main entrees to desserts. Menu favorites include dumplings, green smoothies, braised rabbit legs, trout fillet and raspberry ravioli. There is also a full bar and drink menu with beers and wines.
Things to Do In Krakow In July
International Festival of Street Theatre
July, with its warmer temps, is a great time to enjoy the International Festival of Street Theatre that comes to town and celebrates street entertainment of all forms. The festival includes such things as comedy, singing, stilt walking, juggling and tightrope walking. Performances take place in the Main Square at all times during the day, so you're sure to catch any number of shows during your visit to the city during this time.
A must-see during your stay in Krakow, Grand Square has been a hub of activity for the city since the 13th century. The area is also known as Main Market Square because of a wrong translation from Polish to English, but no matter what you call it, you'll definitely want to check it out. With over 10 square acres, it's one of the largest squares in all of Europe and is home to numerous restaurants, cafes, bars, historical sites and hotels.
Frequently overlooked because of the sheer number of churches and cathedrals in Krakow and due to its unassuming exterior, the Franciscan Church hides great beauty and amazing architecture inside its gothic walls. The church's interior is decorated with colorful stained glass windows, including the famous stained glass window "God the Father" by Stanislaw Wyspianski's. There is no fee to get inside the church, but you must to get close to the intricate altar.