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Prague Climate & Temperature

  • Prague, Czech Republic is at 506'N, 1415'E, 365 m (1199 ft). See map.
  • Prague has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Prague is situated in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.8 degrees Celsius (46 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.1 °C (34.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental. Prague Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 1.7°C (35°F) on average falling to -4.3°C (24.3°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 13.1°C (55.5°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 2.7°C (36.9°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 22.6°C (72.6°F) and average low temperatures are 11.2°C (52.2°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 12.7°C (54.9°F) during the day and lows of 4.1°C (39.4°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 526.3 mm (20.7 inches) which is equivalent to 526.3 Litres/m (12.91 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1902 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Prague you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Te Wharau, Glenburn, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Prague Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (33) 3 (37) 8 (46) 13 (56) 18 (65) 21 (71) 23 (74) 23 (73) 19 (66) 13 (56) 6 (43) 2 (35) 13 (55)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (28) -1 (31) 3 (38) 8 (46) 13 (55) 16 (60) 17 (63) 17 (62) 13 (56) 8 (47) 3 (37) 0 (32) 8 (46)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (22) -4 (24) -1 (30) 2 (36) 7 (45) 10 (51) 12 (53) 12 (53) 9 (47) 4 (39) 0 (32) -3 (26) 3 (38)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 24 (1) 23 (1) 28 (1) 38 (2) 77 (3) 73 (3) 66 (3) 70 (3) 40 (2) 31 (1) 32 (1) 25 (1) 526 (21)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 13 (42) 12 (42) 12 (39) 13 (43) 13 (42) 13 (43) 13 (42) 13 (42) 10 (33) 13 (42) 12 (40) 13 (42) 150 (41)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 1h 46' 3h 02' 4h 56' 6h 18' 7h 48' 8h 48' 8h 32' 7h 54' 6h 22' 3h 46' 1h 46' 1h 21' 5h 12'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 35' 10h 00' 11h 49' 13h 45' 15h 25' 16h 18' 15h 54' 14h 26' 12h 34' 10h 38' 8h 59' 8h 08' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 21 (79) 31 (69) 43 (57) 47 (53) 51 (49) 55 (45) 55 (45) 56 (44) 52 (48) 36 (64) 20 (80) 17 (83) 43 (57)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 20 29.4 40.2 51.8 60.1 63.3 60.3 52 40.5 29.1 19.9 16.5 40.2

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