Climate in Lower Silesia

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from five measuring weather stations in Lower Silesia.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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The climate widely corresponds to Central European weather conditions. It is cold, wet and a few beautiful summer months are also happening during a year. It rarely gets really warm here. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from May to September. Less attractive are the cold months from November to March.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Lower Silesia
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 8 hours per day, June is the sunniest month in the region of Lower Silesia. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Lower Silesia
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 12 rainy days, January offers the most number of rainy days, and in April the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Lower Silesia
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 1.1 mm, the least rain falls in April. July, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Lower Silesia

Most important cities in the region »Lower Silesia«

The region has a west-east extension of about 190 km and over 150 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Wroclaw634,87351° 6' 0"N17° 1' 60"E
Walbrzych112,72050° 46' 17"N16° 17' 4"E
Legnica98,96151° 12' 36"N16° 9' 43"E
Jelenia Góra87,31050° 53' 59"N15° 43' 44"E
Lubin77,53251° 24' 3"N16° 12' 5"E
Glogow68,53051° 39' 49"N16° 5' 4"E
Swidnica60,35150° 50' 38"N16° 29' 19"E
Boleslawiec40,68251° 15' 51"N15° 34' 11"E
Olesnica36,95651° 12' 48"N17° 23' 23"E
Dzierzoniow34,16850° 43' 42"N16° 39' 5"E
Zgorzelec33,24751° 8' 58"N15° 0' 30"E
Olawa30,89850° 56' 48"N17° 17' 33"E
Bielawa30,82450° 41' 27"N16° 37' 23"E
Klodzko27,94150° 26' 6"N16° 39' 41"E
Nowa Ruda24,75350° 34' 48"N16° 30' 6"E
Jawor23,86551° 3' 5"N16° 11' 36"E
Swiebodzice23,22850° 51' 35"N16° 19' 42"E
Luban22,24551° 7' 13"N15° 17' 16"E
Kamienna Góra21,74350° 46' 59"N16° 1' 49"E
Polkowice21,56551° 30' 14"N16° 4' 21"E
Bogatynia18,68850° 54' 27"N14° 57' 23"E
Strzegom17,00450° 57' 46"N16° 21' 0"E
Boguszów-Gorce16,72650° 45' 19"N16° 12' 18"E
Zlotoryja16,61251° 7' 35"N15° 55' 11"E
Zabkowice Slaskie16,32150° 35' 23"N16° 48' 45"E
Jelcz Laskowice15,34051° 1' 17"N17° 18' 59"E
Cieplice Slaskie Zdroj15,00050° 51' 56"N15° 41' 1"E
Chojnów14,20951° 16' 25"N15° 56' 12"E
Brzeg Dolny12,68951° 16' 23"N16° 42' 29"E
Góra12,66851° 39' 59"N16° 32' 6"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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