Dubrovnik
Croatia
Long-term weather forecast
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Monthly weather forecast and climate
Dubrovnik, Croatia

The fortresses of Dubrovnik in Croatia, set on rocks surrounded by calm, clear waters, viewed from the old southern walls
The fortresses of Dubrovnik in Croatia, set on rocks surrounded by calm, clear waters, viewed from the old southern walls
Dubrovnik has a humid subtropical and Mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification Csa). Dubrovnik has hot, humid, moderately dry summers and mildly cold, wet winters. Dubrovnik is a tourist place situated near the southern part of the Adriatic coastline. The weather is mild, though gusts of cold wind frequently blow from October to April. Annual rainfall averages to 1021.1mm (40.2") with 109.2 average annual rain days. Thunder is common throughout the year. Snowfall is quite rare in the area.

High temperatures generally reach 27.8°C (82°F) during the summer months. The average warmest period in August is about 25.8°C (78.4°F). Low temperatures reach 12.8°C (55°F) in winter. The average coldest period in January is approximately 10°C (50°F).

With 250 sunny days in a year and a mild Mediterranean climate, Dubrovnik is a tourist destination throughout the year. The best time of the year to visit Dubrovnik is from April to September when the air is full of the fresh scent of citrus fruits, trees, herbs, and the sea gives an invitation for the bathing season. A pleasant sea breeze often blows in the afternoon during this period. The sea temperature, at an average of 21.1°C (70°F) is a refreshing alternative to the air temperature, at an average of 25.6°C (78.1°F), during this period.

Though the temperatures during the winter do not drop to extreme lows, the winter from November to February has low temperatures accompanied by cloudy weather and rain.
November is the wettest month, and it is better to avoid Dubrovnik during this period. Hotels have indoor swimming pools for winter months, but they are incomparable to the open sea experience during the bathing season. Gusty cold winds blow intensely during the winter months that do not make the weather appealing.

The beginning of the year is certainly the time to avoid Dubrovnik due to the drop in day temperatures, 6.6°C (43.9°F) to 12.3°C (54.1°F). Weather in January »

February is a winter month with wet and cold weather. Evenings are not cozy with the cold at 1.1°C (34°F) during the latter part of the night. Weather in February »

Spring in Dubrovnik starts in March. Weather is often inadequate for outdoor activities during this period. Weather in March »

April is mild and damp, and it is the start of the holiday season with a moderate increase in air and sea temperatures. Weather in April »

May has the highest humidity at 67%, but the weather is mild, and it is a good time to visit Dubrovnik. Weather in May »

The weather is moderately dry and starts getting warmer in June. Summer is a nice time to visit Dubrovnik and a great time for outdoor activities. Weather in June »

A pleasant afternoon breeze and a modest sea temperature of 25.5°C (77.9°F) create an enjoyable bathing experience in Dubrovnik. Weather in July »

August weather is dry and warm and another great month to visit Dubrovnik. It is a period of fantastic weather with an average of only 5.1 rainy days. Weather in August »

September is the start of autumn and a good time to visit Dubrovnik, as the weather is warm and a little moist. Weather in September »

October in Dubrovnik is mild and wet, with occasional thunder with medium showers. An average rainfall of 119.4mm (4.7") make October quite wet. Weather in October »

November is the wettest month in Dubrovnik recording 142.2mm (5.6") of rainfall. The weather is wet and cold with gusty winds. Weather in November »

December is damp and cold, and it is not advised to visit the beautiful city of Dubrovnik during this month. Weather in December »

What is the coldest month in Dubrovnik?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 12.3°C (54.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 6.6°C (43.9°F).

How many days does it rain in Dubrovnik?

Throughout the year, in Dubrovnik, Croatia, there are 113.6 rainfall days, and 1063.9mm (41.89") of precipitation is accumulated.

What months are the sea coldest in Dubrovnik?

January and February, with an average sea temperature of 14.2°C (57.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Dubrovnik?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the most humid month in Dubrovnik?

The most humid month in Dubrovnik is May, with an average relative humidity of 66.7%.

When are the longest days in Dubrovnik?

With an average of 15.3h of daylight, June has the longest days of the year in Dubrovnik.

What is the least humid month in Dubrovnik?

July is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 58.2%.

What is the driest month in Dubrovnik?

July is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 4.7 days and accumulates 28.3mm (1.11") of precipitation.

What month is the sea warmest in Dubrovnik?

The month with the warmest seawater in Dubrovnik, Croatia, is July, with an average sea temperature of 25.5°C (77.9°F).

What month has the most sunshine in Dubrovnik?

With an average of 11.2h of sunshine, July has the most sunshine of the year in Dubrovnik.

When is the highest UV index in Dubrovnik?

July is the month with the highest UV index in Dubrovnik, with an average maximum UV index of 9.

What is the warmest month in Dubrovnik?

August is the warmest month in Dubrovnik, with an average high-temperature of 28.5°C (83.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.6°C (70.9°F).

What is the wettest month in Dubrovnik?

The month with the most rainfall in Dubrovnik, Croatia, is November when the rain falls for 12.4 days and typically aggregates up to 142.3mm (5.6") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Dubrovnik?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.1h of daylight.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Dubrovnik?

With an average of 4h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.
Average temperature - Dubrovnik, Croatia
Average humidity - Dubrovnik, Croatia
Average rainfall - Dubrovnik, Croatia

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (142.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (28.3mm).

Average rainfall days - Dubrovnik, Croatia

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (12.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (4.7 days).

Average sea temperature - Dubrovnik, Croatia

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (25.5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (14.2°C).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Dubrovnik, Croatia