Kraków John Paul II International Airport

EPKK · Lesser Poland, Poland

Statistics Kraków John Paul II International Airport 2019-2022

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 2019 and 2022.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 40.8 50 45 50 29
February 54.9 76 38 74 70
March 76.4 88 77 87 82
April 80.7 79 70 98 75
May 83.0 95 86 85 72
June 88.6 90 95 67 97
July 90.8 91 93 92 95
August 88.4 80 84 89 93
September 81.3 81 82 86 87
October 73.9 84 81 64 81
November 47.4 40 47 51 53
December 39.2 18 32 36 63
Average 74.6 78.1 73.6 76.5 78.0

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: 8 km or more
  • Ceiling: 3,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 71.3 82 78 79 66
February 80.9 95 70 95 90
March 91.2 95 91 96 95
April 92.7 95 84 99 94
May 94.1 99 97 97 87
June 96.4 98 98 88 99
July 96.7 97 97 96 99
August 96.0 91 94 97 98
September 92.4 93 93 93 96
October 88.9 95 90 87 92
November 67.2 54 67 74 70
December 64.8 48 58 46 88
Average 88.5 90.4 87.5 89.4 91.0

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

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

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 1.9 3 2 4 0
February 4.8 7 3 8 8
March 9.1 10 8 10 11
April 14.4 11 11 16 15
May 18.8 21 18 17 16
June 24.8 26 25 22 28
July 25.1 25 27 25 25
August 25.4 26 22 26 26
September 19.2 17 19 21 20
October 15.4 17 15 14 17
November 8.1 8 8 8 10
December 3.4 0 2 3 6
Average 14.3 14.6 13.4 14.5 15.1

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 2022 2021 2020 2019
January -5.7 -2 -4 -2 -4
February -3.3 -1 -5 0 -2
March -2.8 -2 -2 -1 1
April 2.9 2 1 1 5
May 7.9 8 7 5 8
June 13.5 13 13 14 16
July 14.0 14 16 13 14
August 14.3 15 13 15 15
September 9.5 9 10 9 10
October 5.2 6 4 7 5
November 1.5 1 2 1 2
December -2.1 -4 -3 -2 -1
Average 5.0 5.2 4.2 4.9 5.7

6th lowest temperature of Poland

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 17.7 23 22 6 32
February 15.3 15 19 17 4
March 7.4 6 7 5 3
April 12.0 13 21 2 13
May 8.9 3 8 13 19
June 3.1 3 2 5 1
July 5.3 8 5 4 4
August 5.8 3 15 4 3
September 8.0 9 4 7 8
October 8.6 3 4 15 4
November 10.5 13 14 9 12
December 16.7 28 18 10 10
Average 9.1 8.6 10.7 7.7 8.8

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 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 7.4 10 6 7 8
February 8.4 10 8 10 8
March 8.2 7 8 9 10
April 8.1 8 8 8 8
May 7.1 7 8 7 6
June 6.6 6 6 7 7
July 6.4 7 5 6 7
August 5.8 6 6 6 6
September 6.5 6 6 6 7
October 6.5 6 7 6 6
November 6.1 5 7 5 6
December 6.8 6 7 6 7
Average 6.9 6.7 6.6 6.9 7.1

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 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 252° 251° 239° 256°
February 248° 280° 249° 249°
March 038° 258° 323° 245°
April 282° 256° 273° 059°
May 266° 255° 281° 279°
June 319° 030° 298° 054°
July 272° 293° 256° 268°
August 050° 253° 320° 300°
September 298° 283° 272° 248°
October 251° 239° 237° 236°
November 049° 241° 236° 057°
December 031° 267° 061° 252°

Prevailing wind direction

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

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