Bratislava in July

Weather in Bratislava in July incl. tips on things to do in Bratislava in July

If you are one of those who don't want to spend the summer just by the sea and prefer to explore new places, Bratislava in July is the ideal destination. Although the temperatures here also climb quite high in the summer, due to its location in a temperate climate zone, there are no extremes that would make wandering the city's streets significantly more uncomfortable. And although July is one of Bratislava's main tourist seasons, the holiday season means that locals often leave the city, leaving tourists to themselves. Sounds good, doesn´t it?

In this article, we will introduce you to the specifics of the weather in Bratislava in July, along with some suggestions for activities that can serve as inspiration for what to do in Bratislava in July. So grab your sunglasses and let's get started!

Weather in Bratislava in July

Weather in Bratislava in July

July is the warmest month of the year in Bratislava. The days are usually hot and sunny, with an average of 10 hours of sunshine per day. It's actually one of the sunniest months of the year! However, it is important to note that July is also quite wet, with an average of 62 mm of rainfall throughout the month. On average, there are 10 rainy days in July, so make sure to bring an umbrella or a rain jacket just in case. The humidity is also high and sometimes it may feel a bit sultry as well. The daylight hours in Bratislava during July are long, with sunrise around 5 am and sunset before 9 pm.  It means more than 15 hours of daylight, making it perfect for outdoor activities and getting a lot done during the day.

Temperature in Bratislava in July

The average maximum temperature in Bratislava in July is around 26°C (79°F), while the average minimum temperature is 16°C (61°F). Overall, the average is around 22°C. These temperatures are perfect for exploring the city and enjoying outdoor activities. However, it is advisable to check the weather forecast before heading out to make sure you are prepared for any sudden changes in weather conditions.

Things to do in Bratislava in July

Get to know Bratislava on the waves of the Danube
Cruising on the Danube is one of the most popular activities for tourists. And no wonder! The view of Bratislava from the Danube is truly exceptional. How about booking a private speedboat? Boat trips to/from Vienna are also a great experience.

Go for history and a great view of Devín!
Devin Castle is located 12 km from the historical centre of Bratislava and a part of Devin, one of the smallest Bratislava boroughs. It has been a National cultural monument since 1961 and is definitely worth visiting, not just because of the beautiful panoramic view and beautiful natural scenery surrounding the castle. There's a museum as well. Wondering hot to get there? Just read the “How to get to Devin” article.

Tips for cultural enthusiasts
Already since June, the Bratislava Cultural Summer and Castle Festival has been taking place in Bratislava, which features various cultural events such as concerts, theater performances, and exhibitions. For those who love music, the Bratislava Music Festival is the perfect event. And last but not least - there is the Summer Shakespeare Festival, the oldest and biggest open-air festival in Slovakia presenting works by William Shakespeare. With the unique scenery of the Bratislava Castle it is a really great experience!

Enjoy Bratislava in July with a delicious drink or the best ice cream in Bratislava
Why keep chasing something? Summer is not only ideal for sporting activities, but also for relaxing outdoors, just sitting in the park, in restaurant gardens, or perhaps on a rooftop bar, enjoying the beautiful views of the city while sipping on a refreshing drink. We've compiled tips for the best rooftop bars and restaurants as well! And where to go for the best ice cream? We know as well!