Szczecin, where it's located

The climate of Szczecin is moderately continental, characterized by cold winters, with temperatures often below freezing (0 °C or 32 °F), and mild or pleasantly warm summers.
The city is located in northern Poland, 55 km (35 miles) from the Baltic coast (Pomeranian Bay), and is a port on the Oder River, which forms a lagoon to the north.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 0 °C (32 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 18.8 °C (66 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Szczecin - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)-2-20481114131062-1
Max (°C)3481419212424191373
Min (°F)282832394652575550433630
Max (°F)373946576670757566554537

Precipitation amounts to 555 millimeters (21.9 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 35 mm (1.4 in) in the driest months (February, April) to 65 mm (2.6 in) in the wettest (July). Here is the average precipitation.
Szczecin - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)403540355060656045404545555
Prec.(in)1.61.41.61.422.42.62.41.81.61.81.821.9
Days171515121414141313141517171

On average, there are around 1,780 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Szczecin - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours124688886421

The sea temperature ranges between 3 °C and 18 °C (37 and 64 °F); so, it never becomes warm for swimming. However, on sunny days, locals go to the beach. Here are the average sea temperatures in Swinoujscie, on the coast to the north of Szczecin.
Swinoujscie - Sea temperature
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temp (°C)43369141718161296
Temp (°F)393737434857636461544843

Szczecin

Best Time


The best time to visit Szczecin runs from mid-May to mid-September, since it is the warmest and sunniest period of the year. Sometimes, it can be hot in July and August, while in other circumstances, nights can be cool or even a little cold even in these months, so it can be useful to bring a sweatshirt or sweater and a light jacket for the evening.