Katowice International Airport

EPKT · Silesia, Poland

Climate Katowice International Airport 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Katowice International Airport (EPKT) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 35.9 43 41 42 36 44
February 50.1 53 44 66 38 68
March 72.0 70 72 88 70 81
April 77.2 77 69 69 68 96
May 80.7 96 76 93 78 77
June 85.4 88 88 90 61
July 87.9 91 87 93 89
August 84.8 78 78 78 88
September 77.4 84 71 78 81
October 69.1 75 75 77 60
November 48.8 55 52 42 32
December 36.1 40 26 34 34
Average 71.1 71.7 71.2 74.4 69.4 71.2

13th 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 65.0 75 68 72 59 78
February 75.9 85 81 87 62 86
March 88.4 87 89 94 88 93
April 87.6 94 81 85 79 98
May 90.7 99 89 97 92 90
June 92.0 94 93 97 74
July 93.4 96 92 97 95
August 90.7 84 86 85 94
September 88.6 94 85 90 91
October 82.7 86 89 86 75
November 71.9 76 65 68 70
December 59.5 64 48 52 49
Average 84.9 89.5 85.3 85.9 82.6 84.6

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 1.9 2 5 2 1 4
February 4.8 9 4 6 3 7
March 9.1 12 9 9 8 9
April 13.9 16 12 11 11 16
May 18.6 23 18 20 17 16
June 24.1 23 25 25 22
July 24.7 26 25 26 24
August 24.9 25 26 21 26
September 19.4 23 17 19 20
October 14.8 16 16 14 14
November 7.8 7 8 8 7
December 3.1 4 0 2 4
Average 13.7 12.3 14.2 14.1 12.8 13.8

10th 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 -3 -4 -2
February -3.7 3 -3 -1 -6 0
March -2.5 2 0 -5 -3 -1
April 1.9 5 2 0 0 -1
May 6.2 8 6 7 6 3
June 11.2 10 11 10 12
July 12.1 13 12 14 11
August 12.9 14 13 12 13
September 8.5 11 7 8 8
October 4.9 6 5 4 6
November 1.4 2 0 2 2
December -2.4 -1 -4 -4 -1
Average 3.9 2.5 4.9 3.8 3.3 4.1

2nd 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 25.4 28 22 31 31 12
February 20.6 25 29 18 22 20
March 10.5 9 18 7 10 8
April 12.5 10 13 17 21 2
May 9.1 1 10 4 13 11
June 5.4 6 6 3 12
July 6.5 7 10 2 6
August 7.5 9 5 18 6
September 9.5 5 10 5 8
October 12.8 14 5 6 22
November 14.8 27 13 19 11
December 23.2 28 35 24 16
Average 12.0 12.7 13.7 11.4 13.1 10.4

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 8.8 9 8 11 7 10
February 9.6 9 9 13 8 13
March 9.2 8 10 7 9 10
April 8.9 9 7 8 9 9
May 7.7 7 8 7 9 8
June 7.2 7 7 6 7
July 6.8 7 6 6 6
August 6.6 6 6 7 7
September 7.3 6 7 7 7
October 8.4 9 8 9 8
November 7.9 9 6 9 8
December 8.6 9 7 8 8
Average 8.0 8.3 7.8 7.5 7.6 8.1

10th 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 245° 228° 254° 241° 234°
February 228° 253° 245° 254° 245°
March 183° 241° 055° 264° 248°
April 236° 341° 289° 268° 268°
May 101° 067° 267° 240° 301°
June 355° 286° 039° 320°
July 247° 286° 278° 259°
August 224° 034° 245° 246°
September 176° 257° 269° 222°
October 234° 225° 202° 208°
November 231° 189° 222° 225°
December 237° 137° 239° 149°

Prevailing wind direction

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