The Kraków days are brighter and a little warmer in March, but there’s also an increase in rainfall. And prices will also rise if Easter falls this month!
The days are starting to get longer and the temperature should at least stay above zero during March in Kraków. However, there’s often a slight uptick in rainfall. As long as you dress warm and waterproof, there’s no reason to be uncomfortable.
The main thing to know, if you’re planning to visit, is that prices may dramatically increase if Easter falls in March, as many religious pilgrims will come to Kraków. You may struggle to find accommodation in the week before Good Friday.
March temperatures in Kraków:
- Average high: 7°C / 45°F
- Average low: 0°C / 23°F
Average March rainfall in Kraków:
- 41 mm / 15 days
Average March daily sunshine in Kraków:
- 4 hours
Kraków Festivals And Events In March
- Easter – The dates for Easter change every year, so it’s good to keep them firmly in mind if you’re planning a Kraków trip in March or April. We’ve listed the dates for this year and the next, so you can plan accordingly. You’ll also find information about what to expect in Kraków over the Easter weekend.
- Misteria Paschalia – Misteria Paschalia is an early music festival that coincides with Easter every year.
- You may find the March weather a little unpredictable. It’s usually still cold but a warm March is increasingly possible. So pack layers that prepare for different outcomes. See our Kraków packing list for advice on what to wear for the March climate.
- Polish school children mark the Spring Equinox with a custom called The Drowning of Marzanna, when figures representing the Winter’s Witch is drowned and set alight then thrown in the river. This takes place on the afternoon of March 21. At least it means spring is on the way!
- The clocks change on the last Sunday of the month, as Daylight Savings kick in!
Kraków Weather Month By Month
- Kraków Climate – When Is Best To Go To Kraków?
- Kraków Weather In January
- Kraków Weather In February
- Kraków Weather In March
- Kraków Weather In April
- Kraków Weather In May
- Kraków Weather In June
- Kraków Weather In July
- Kraków Weather In August
- Kraków Weather In September
- Kraków Weather In October
- Kraków Weather In November
- Kraków Weather In December