Kraków John Paul II International Airport

EPKK · Lesser Poland, Poland

Climate Kraków John Paul II International Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Kraków John Paul II International Airport (EPKK) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 42.0 48 43 50 45 50
February 55.3 58 76 38 74
March 76.4 76 88 77 87
April 79.4 72 79 70 98
May 81.7 74 95 86 85
June 87.9 84 90 95 67
July 91.1 93 91 93 92
August 87.5 82 80 84 89
September 81.8 85 81 82 86
October 75.3 84 84 81 64
November 49.5 62 40 47 51
December 41.3 53 18 32 36
Average 71.3 48.3 74.8 78.1 73.6 76.5

2nd best VFR conditions of Poland

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 73.0 82 75 82 78 79
February 82.3 91 95 70 95
March 91.4 93 95 91 96
April 92.3 90 95 84 99
May 93.7 91 99 97 97
June 96.1 94 98 98 88
July 96.8 97 97 97 96
August 95.7 94 91 94 97
September 92.6 94 93 93 93
October 89.6 94 95 90 87
November 70.1 88 54 67 74
December 65.9 72 48 58 46
Average 87.9 81.7 90.6 90.4 87.5 89.4

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 2.4 3 5 3 2 4
February 4.7 5 7 3 8
March 9.3 11 10 8 10
April 14.0 12 11 11 16
May 18.6 18 21 18 17
June 24.6 23 26 25 22
July 25.2 26 25 27 25
August 25.4 25 26 22 26
September 19.8 23 17 19 21
October 15.6 17 17 15 14
November 8.1 8 8 8 8
December 3.6 5 0 2 3
Average 12.9 2.7 14.7 14.6 13.4 14.5

6th highest temperature of Poland

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January -4.3 -4 0 -2 -4 -2
February -3.3 -2 -1 -5 0
March -1.1 1 -2 -2 -1
April 2.9 3 2 1 1
May 7.8 7 8 7 5
June 13.3 12 13 13 14
July 13.9 14 14 16 13
August 14.5 15 15 13 15
September 9.9 12 9 10 9
October 5.4 7 6 4 7
November 1.4 1 1 2 1
December -2.3 -1 -4 -3 -2
Average 4.0 -4.5 5.8 5.2 4.2 4.9

6th lowest temperature of Poland

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 19.1 27 19 23 22 6
February 15.4 16 15 19 17
March 7.7 10 6 7 5
April 12.0 12 13 21 2
May 9.0 10 3 8 13
June 3.3 4 3 2 5
July 5.2 5 8 5 4
August 5.9 7 3 15 4
September 8.0 8 9 4 7
October 8.7 9 3 4 15
November 12.0 21 13 14 9
December 18.4 28 28 18 10
Average 11.6 27.1 10.9 8.6 10.7 7.7

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 7.4 9 6 10 6 7
February 8.5 9 10 8 10
March 8.3 8 7 8 9
April 7.9 6 8 8 8
May 7.1 7 7 8 7
June 6.6 6 6 6 7
July 6.3 6 7 5 6
August 5.7 5 6 6 6
September 6.3 5 6 6 6
October 6.6 7 6 7 6
November 6.4 8 5 7 5
December 7.1 9 6 7 6
Average 7.2 8.8 6.7 6.7 6.6 6.9

6th highest wind speed of Poland

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 251° 247° 252° 251° 239°
February 261° 248° 280° 249°
March 247° 038° 258° 323°
April 348° 282° 256° 273°
May 055° 266° 255° 281°
June 020° 319° 030° 298°
July 254° 272° 293° 256°
August 239° 050° 253° 320°
September 068° 298° 283° 272°
October 248° 251° 239° 237°
November 255° 049° 241° 236°
December 245° 031° 267° 061°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.