Poland has a temperate climate characterized by moderately cold winters and warm summers – its best weather being between May - October. In spring temperatures vary from 0 - 16°C (32-61°F) and it often rains.
In summer it is hotter inland, with July temperatures in Warsaw averaging 19°C (66°F). However, summer temperatures can jump up to 30°C (86°F).
In the fall the temperature drops to around 10°C (50°F). The weather is still nice but rainy until November, which comes with a wave of cold, fog and snow. Winters become increasingly severe, with January temperatures in Warsaw averaging -5°C (23°F). It may also snow heavily.
Rain can be expected throughout the year as the yearly rainfall averages 541mm (21”). Most of the rain falls during summer, so frequent showers and thundershowers can be expected.