Best Time To Visit Prague
Visit the Golden City, Prague to see some of the finest architectural designs set against a picturesque background
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Weather in Prague
Sun, Feb 23 2020
12.33ºC | 8.31ºC
Rain from morning to night
Mon, Feb 24 2020
7.07ºC | 1.89ºC
Clear in morning and clouds from afternoon to night
Tue, Feb 25 2020
9.21ºC | 4.26ºC
Clouds in morning , afternoon and night and rain in evening
Wed, Feb 26 2020
6.12ºC | 1.43ºC
Clouds in morning , evening and night and snow in afternoon
Thu, Feb 27 2020
4.62ºC | 0.81ºC
Clouds from morning to night
Fri, Feb 28 2020
0.78ºC | 0.78ºC
Snow from morning to night
Best Time To Visit Prague
Plan your trip during best season to experience the best of this stunning destination
The best time to visit Prague is during the autumn or spring season during the months of May or September when temperature ranges from 18°C to 20°C. The moderate temperature creates a pleasant atmosphere for sightseeing. Prague sees the highest number of travelers during the shoulder seasons as the weather in these months is neither too hot nor too cold. The months that come under spring season are the second half of March, April, and May. During these months sightseeing is more pleasant and one can enjoy a plethora of outdoor activities. Prague enjoys extreme temperatures, that is, it is very hot during the summers, and the winters are so cold that they may be accompanied by snowfall sometimes.
March - May (0°C to 17°C)
The spring season in Prague is beautiful weather-wise and also hotels are reasonably priced. Days are pleasant and night temperatures in Prague have a little wind chill. From March to May, these are the best months to visit Prague. Attend many beautiful festivals and events like Prague International Music Festival, United Islands, Prague Food Festival, Prague Marathon, and Prague Proms during the spring season, which is considered to be the best season to visit Prague.
June - August (15°C to 22°C)
Summers in Prague are usually crowded and the town center is abuzz with street shows and markets. The sunny weather is also the festive season so get ready to have a blast in Prague.
The famous events to attend during these months are the anniversary of Kafka’s Death and Venetian Nights.
September - October (8°C to 5°C)
The autumn season brings temperatures in Prague to average highs. Hotel and flight prices also decrease. Make sure to carry warmer clothes toward the end of October.
The popular events held during the autumn season are Dvorak’s Prague Festival and Birell Prague Grand Prix.
November - February (2°C to -3°C)
November to February is the winter season in Prague. During the winter season, hotel rates in Prague are as low as the temperature itself.During this time hotel rates are as low as the temperature itself. Christmas Markets and New Year celebrations in December make it the best month to visit Prague for honeymooners and families. The famous festivals and events held during the winter season are Prague Winter Festival, Prague Christmas Market, International Festival of Wind Orchestras, and Bohemian Carnevale.
Climate in Prague
Summer Season in Prague
The Prague summers, which include the months of July and August, are quite pleasant with the temperatures rising up to 70°F during the day and going as low as 50°F during the night. It is one of the best times to visit Prague owing to the pleasant weather it offers to the tourists which makes the place appropriate for any kind of traveling and activities. One must pack light clothes for the day when the temperature is high, and jackets to cope up with the cold at night. Rainfall may occur anytime during this season, so one must always be prepared. In fact, the summer months are unofficially the monsoon months of Prague. Some of the events that one can enjoy in the Prague summers include Museum Nights, Prague Folklore Days, and other festivals.
Monsoon Season in Prague
There are no definite months during which rain may hit the city. However, Prague in June experiences the maximum rainfall. The summer season of Prague, that is, the months of June, July and August are considered as the rainy season of the city. The rainfall is not for a very long time and occurs as showers in the afternoon. Prague in July and August can be quite humid due to this reason. However, the months of September, October and November are the best time to visit Prague, when the rainfall is minimum, but the place looks fresh with clear skies and beautiful surroundings. Winter months do not usually experience rainfall as there is snow during this time of the year, which makes the place peaceful and quiet.
Thus, we can say that the best time to visit Prague may be during the months of September, October and November if a person wants to avoid humidity and enjoy pleasant blue skies. This time of the year can be best for a long romantic walk near the River Vltava. Apart from this, the months of January and February is the cheapest time to visit Prague and enjoy snowfall and various other snow activities.
Winter Season in Prague
The Prague weather in winter is very cold, and the sun is barely visible during this season. Snow in Prague in December is rare, and therefore, there is rarely a white Christmas here. However, Prague in February and January experiences a lot of snowfall that may not be continuous but covers the whole visit Prague as there are rarely any tourists in this area during the winter months. The temperature goes as low as -3°C during these months. One must pack some nice winter jackets and shoes in order to stay warm in this season. There are many activities that one can enjoy in the snow, like skiing, cross country trails, and others.
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FAQ's of Prague
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The best time to visit Prague is during the months of September, October and November, when the weather is pleasant without rains.
The best thing to buy in Prague can be a beer bottle as there are around 150 varieties of it available in the city. Apart from this, one can look for souvenirs in the shops on the Charles Bridge, and buy organic products or wooden toys.
Yes, Prague is a very safe city. However, pick pocketing in crowded areas can be an issue amongst the tourists.
The metro and the bus services are pretty good in Prague.
In winter, it is recommended to take heavy woolens. On the other hand, in summers, a light jacket is fine.
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