The best times to visit Dubrovnik for ideal weather are

March 26th to July 1st

or

September 3rd to November 18th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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    Weather in Dubrovnik

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Dubrovnik vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 44th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Dubrovnik, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 87.9°F (31.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.5°F (24.2°C) at night.

    Dubrovnik Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    Dubrovnik Temperatures (Celsius)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    “Feels-Like” Temperatures

    The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

    Dubrovnik Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Average
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    Dubrovnik Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Dubrovnik Temperatures by Month

    Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

    Show Fahrenheit

    MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan55.149.745.5
    Feb55.449.645
    Mar6054.149.4
    Apr6660.455.2
    May7367.461.8
    Jun80.775.269.1
    Jul86.380.173.7
    Aug8780.674.4
    Sep80.173.367.6
    Oct71.264.959.5
    Nov64.859.154.4
    Dec57.451.747.2

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan12.89.87.5
    Feb139.87.2
    Mar15.612.39.7
    Apr18.915.812.9
    May22.819.716.6
    Jun27.12420.6
    Jul30.226.723.2
    Aug30.62723.6
    Sep26.722.919.8
    Oct21.818.315.3
    Nov18.215.112.4
    Dec14.110.98.4


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Dubrovnik are August, July, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early July. For example, on the week of July 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

    When can you find snow in Dubrovnik? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Dubrovnik is often around around February 12th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

    Chanceof Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Dubrovnik.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Dubrovnik (in).

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan32%05.8
    Feb35%7.96.3
    Mar28%04.2
    Apr20%03.1
    May15%02.5
    Jun12%02.5
    Jul6%01.1
    Aug4%01.5
    Sep13%04.5
    Oct25%05.7
    Nov28%05.5
    Dec27%05.4

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan32014.7
    Feb3520.116
    Mar28010.7
    Apr2007.9
    May1506.4
    Jun1206.4
    Jul602.8
    Aug403.8
    Sep13011.4
    Oct25014.5
    Nov28014
    Dec27013.7

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Dubrovnik has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is December (46.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (53.5%).

    Wind in Dubrovnik is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by February and March. December’s average wind speed of around 9.3 knots (10.8 MPH or 17.3 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early February where average top sustained speeds reach 17.9 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Dubrovnik.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan8.5Gentle breeze14.6Significant breeze
    Feb9Gentle breeze15.6Significant breeze
    Mar8.6Gentle breeze14.8Significant breeze
    Apr7Gentle breeze13Significant breeze
    May6.1Light breeze11Significant breeze
    Jun5.8Light breeze10.8Gentle breeze
    Jul5.2Light breeze9.8Significant breeze
    Aug5Light breeze9.8Gentle breeze
    Sep6.4Light breeze11.6Significant breeze
    Oct7.3Gentle breeze13.1Significant breeze
    Nov8.6Gentle breeze14.6Significant breeze
    Dec9.3Gentle breeze15.4Significant breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan50%
    Feb49.4%
    Mar49.3%
    Apr51.7%
    May53.1%
    Jun52.1%
    Jul46.7%
    Aug47.6%
    Sep47.5%
    Oct52.9%
    Nov53.5%
    Dec46.1%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Dubrovnik?

    Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Mar 17, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Croatia; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Dec 14, 2018.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Dubrovnik, Croatia is June, followed by July and August. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Dubrovnik in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

    Estimated Tourism by Month

     

    Most Popular Months to Visit

    Key
    Tourists Seeking Accommodations

    Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 42.5 in November means 42.5% of the tourists vs. June.


    Overall Dubrovnik Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 75.3°F (24.1°C) and 58.5°F (14.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Dubrovnik, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 82.4°F (28°C) and 61°F (16.1°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is too cold this time of year in Dubrovnik to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 59.5°F (15.3°C) and 53.1°F (11.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

     

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