◦ Poland has a moderate climate with maritime on North-West and continental on SouthEast. This is caused by humid atlantic air which collides with dry air from Eurasian over
◦ The annual rainfall in Poland is 500-700mm.
◦ The hottest region in Poland is south-western corner of Poland.
◦ The coldest region in Poland is Suwałki area, however the lowest temperatures ever
recorded were -41°C in Siedlce (in 1940)
◦ The winds in Poland usually blow from the west (60% of all winds), especially in summer.
In winter, hovever they usually blow from the east. In the mountains there is a wind
called halny. On the seaside blows sea breeze.
Poland has got six seasons (winter, early spring, spring, summer, autumn and early
Winter and early winter
◦ Winter lasts three months (DecemberFebruary). Early winter is in November.
◦ In this season is usually cold and snowy.
◦ Average temperatures are -6°C to 0°C.
◦ Annual snowfall is 100 up to140 mm.
Early spring and spring
◦ Early spring lasts usually in March.
Spring lasts in April and May.
◦ Average temperatures are from 0°C up
◦ Early spring and spring, you can also
call a vegetation seasons.
◦ In this seasons nature slowly wakes up
to life. Birds are coming home from
◦ Instead of snow it starts raining.
◦ Summer is a favourite season for Polish
children because holidays start in June
and it’s the hottest season.
◦ Summer lasts from June to August.
◦ Average temperatures are above
◦ In Polish summer it is usually sunny,
warm and dry.
◦ Sometimes in summer there are extremal weather phenomena like hail, storms
tornadoes and floods.
◦ In 2012 big tornadoes destroyed many villages and caused big losses.
Tornado in Śrem
◦ Autumn is one of the most beautiful
seasons, because of many colours,
falling leaves and also warm and shiny
days. This period of time is called Polish
◦ Autumn lasts from October to
◦ Average temperatures are 15°C to 0°C
◦ In this season is usually rainy.