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Slovakia Weather




A landlocked country, Slovakia has more hills than its neighboring countries. Parts of the western Carpathian Mountains, with peaks which are 6,600 ft high, are in Slovakia. This difference in the altitude shapes Slovakia weather and also its
climate.

The average daily temperature in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia ranges from -3° to 2° C (27° to 36° F) in January. In July the range is from 16° to 26° C (61° to 79° F). Temperatures are lower in the mountains. The average annual rainfall in Bratislava is 650mm. Snow falls in the regions of high altitudes for around 130 days every year.

Apart from the Carpathians which are wetter and experience more snow than the other areas, most of the places have almost similar weather conditions. Slovakia weather undergoes changes at different times of the year and is determined by the seasons.

The longest period of consistent weather conditions in Slovakia occur during the winter when the days are cold but calm. The most unpleasant weather in Slovakia comes during the winter months when the easterly winds flow in Slovakia from Russia. Low temperatures persist for a number of days.

Weather of Slovakia changes again during spring and summer. Both these seasons are characterized by wet weather conditions. In fact these two are the wettest seasons in Slovakia. The summer days in Slovakia are moderately warm and experience fine weather. But thunderstorms occur intermittently. Slovakia almost never has extremely hot weather. Disturbances in weather of Slovakia are caused by the disturbances in the northern Mediterranean.

Thus it is noticed that the weather in Slovakia is influenced by a temperate climate. The weather of Slovakia changes from cool summers to cold and humid winters. Overall Slovakia weather is quite pleasant.


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