Seasons in Czech Republic

The climate in Czech Republic is influenced by the Atlantic Ocean. The calendar year is divided into clearly defined seasons. The country has hilly terrain. Due to this fact air masses are mixed, and favorable, soft atmosphere is forming.

The average temperature in summer is about +20 °C, in winter - -1°C. Czechia attracts lots of tourists by lush natural verdure (which covers 30% of the territory), unique thermal springs, lots of cleanest water bodies, rich cultural life.


Weather and Climate

Spring in Czech Republic

Spring in this country begins in late February. At this time it often rains, but at ski resorts is still snow. In March the whole nature comes to life, and at the end of month buds on the trees begin to swell. April wears a wedding dress, which covers even bushes with snow. This is the beginning of the holiday season, in which mineral waters have the most effective action on the body. May inebriates by blooming scents, lilac bushes fragrant everywhere, trees are covered with pink, purple and white flowers. Mountains, located around the perimeter of the Czechia, detain cold wind.

At this time in late March in Teplice take place the International festival of brass bands, which involved young people aged up to 25 years from all over the world.

The climate of the spring months

(Prague)

March
Max average t°: +7 °C (44.6 °F)
Min average t°: 0 °C (32 °F)
Sundial in the day: 5 hours
Rainy days: 6 days
Precipitation: 25 mm (1")
April
Max average t°: +13 °C (55.4 °F)
Min average t°: +3 °C (37.4 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 7 days
Precipitation: 30 mm (1.2")
May
Max average t°: +18 °C (64.4 °F)
Min average t°: +9 °C (48.2 °F)
Sundial in the day: 8 hours
Rainy days: 10 days
Precipitation: 60 mm (2.4")

Spring holidays

  • March 8 - International Women's Day
  • April 7th - a Day of Education
  • May 1 - Labour Day
  • May 8th - Victory Day
  • May 15 - Family Day

Summer in Czech Republic

Summer welcomes guests with warmth and infrequent rains. The air temperature reaches 25 ° C .. +30 ° C. At this time the maximal duration of daylight allows you to hike in the mountains, go to the lakes and admire lots of interesting historical sites. Thick centuries-old forests intersperse with large grasslands and ponds. This gorgeous nature serves as an excellent backdrop for ancient castles. Tourists make cruises on the Vltava River, are treated in Karlovy Vary, enjoy the concert programs.

The largest number of festivals is celebrated in this period. The most famous is the International Film Festival, which attracts a lot of film celebrities. In summer you can also visit the Czech Beer Festival, Fest appetite in Plzen, to eat beer sweets in Buda, to visit Wine festival in Prohatitse and The Carnival of five-petalled rose in Krumlov.

The climate of the summer months

(Prague)

June
Max average t°: +22 °C (71.6 °F)
Min average t°: +11 °C (51.8 °F)
Sundial in the day: 8 hours
Rainy days: 10 days
Precipitation: 65 mm (2.5")
Jule
Max average t°: +24 °C (75.2 °F)
Min average t°: +13 °C (55.4 °F)
Sundial in the day: 8 hours
Rainy days: 11 days
Precipitation: 80 mm (3.1")
August
Max average t°: +23 °C (73.4 °F)
Min average t°: +13 °C (55.4 °F)
Sundial in the day: 8 hours
Rainy days: 9 days
Precipitation: 65 mm (2.5")


Summer holidays

July 6 - Day of the execution of Jan Hus

Autumn in Czech Republic

In the autumn summer atmosphere still reigns in the country, but the wind and rare rains remind us of new period. In this period Czech towns and castles are dressed in golden clothes. People begin to reap the harvest. The end of summer season is marked with a holiday dedicated to the grape harvest. Participants of this holiday taste the drink from the new harvest. Gradually the autumn comes into its own, meeting travelers with cold and rains. The price of tickets to the castles and museums, price for tours and hotels are becoming lower. In November in Czech Republic is already cold, in some places even the snow can fall. At this time shopping venues arrange a massive sell-off.

Autumn time is devoted to jazz, and in many Czech cities (Plzen, Rokycany, Prague, Slany, Brno, Teshine, Liberec) these music performed by famous stars.

The climate of the autumn months

(Prague)

September
Max average t°: +19 °C (66.2 °F)
Min average t°: +10 °C (50 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 7 days
Precipitation: 35 mm (1.4")
October
Max average t°: +12 °C (53.6 °F)
Min average t°: +5 °C (41 °F)
Sundial in the day: 4 hours
Rainy days: 8 days
Precipitation: 40 mm (1.6")
November
Max average t°: +6 °C (42.8 °F)
Min average t°: +2 °C (35.6 °F)
Sundial in the day: 2 hours
Rainy days: 6 days
Precipitation: 25 mm (1")

Autumn holidays

  • September 28- Czech Statehood Day
  • October 28 - The Day of the emergence of an independent Czechoslovak Republic
  • November 11 - Day of War Veterans

Winter in Czech Republic

Winter is coming to the Czech Republic in December, and the temperature drops to -10 ° C. It starts to get dark early, and after 16 hours the twilight begins. Ski resorts attract attention of the tourist. Tourists are offered modern equipment; all the ski slopes are equipped with artificial lighting. But the most unforgettable impressions travelers receive from the New Year's holidays, accompanied by colorful fireworks, carnivals, Christmas sales with huge discounts. Comparing with other periods, in winter the treatment in Czech spas is not less popular.

Winter is a time for international music festival of Advent, Christmas and Maslenitsa. In concert halls take place Christmas carols, in Prague takes place the Bohemian carnival, you can visit lots of fairs and exhibitions.

The climate of the winter months

(Prague)

December
Max average t°: +1 °C (33.8 °F)
Min average t°: -3 °C (26.6 °F)
Sundial in the day: 1 hour
Rainy days: 7 days
Precipitation: 25 mm (1")
January
Max average t°: 0 °C (32 °F)
Min average t°: -4 °C (24.8 °F)
Sundial in the day: 2 hours
Rainy days: 7 days
Precipitation: 25 mm (1")
February
Max average t°: +1 °C (33.8 °F)
Min average t°: -3 °C (26.6 °F)
Sundial in the day: 3 hours
Rainy days: 6 days
Precipitation: 25 mm (1")

Winter holidays

  • January 1 - New Year
  • December 24 - Christmas Eve
  • December 25 - Christmas