The best times to visit Dubrovnik Old Town 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 Old Town

Temperature

Average temperatures in Dubrovnik Old Town 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 Old Town, 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 Old Town Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Dubrovnik Old Town Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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 Old Town Perceived Temperature (F)

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Dubrovnik Old Town Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Dubrovnik Old Town 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 55.1 49.7 45.5
Feb 55.4 49.6 45
Mar 60 54.1 49.4
Apr 66 60.4 55.2
May 73 67.4 61.8
Jun 80.7 75.2 69.1
Jul 86.3 80.1 73.7
Aug 87 80.6 74.4
Sep 80.1 73.3 67.6
Oct 71.2 64.9 59.5
Nov 64.8 59.1 54.4
Dec 57.4 51.7 47.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 12.8 9.8 7.5
Feb 13 9.8 7.2
Mar 15.6 12.3 9.7
Apr 18.9 15.8 12.9
May 22.8 19.7 16.6
Jun 27.1 24 20.6
Jul 30.2 26.7 23.2
Aug 30.6 27 23.6
Sep 26.7 22.9 19.8
Oct 21.8 18.3 15.3
Nov 18.2 15.1 12.4
Dec 14.1 10.9 8.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Dubrovnik Old Town 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 Old Town? 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 Old Town 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.

Chance of Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 32% 0 5.8
Feb 35% 7.9 6.3
Mar 28% 0 4.2
Apr 20% 0 3.1
May 15% 0 2.5
Jun 12% 0 2.5
Jul 6% 0 1.1
Aug 4% 0 1.5
Sep 13% 0 4.5
Oct 25% 0 5.7
Nov 28% 0 5.5
Dec 27% 0 5.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 32 0 14.7
Feb 35 20.1 16
Mar 28 0 10.7
Apr 20 0 7.9
May 15 0 6.4
Jun 12 0 6.4
Jul 6 0 2.8
Aug 4 0 3.8
Sep 13 0 11.4
Oct 25 0 14.5
Nov 28 0 14
Dec 27 0 13.7

 

Humidity and Wind

Dubrovnik Old Town 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 Old Town 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 Old Town.

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Wind

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

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 8.5 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Feb 9 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Mar 8.6 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Apr 7 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze
May 6.1 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Jun 5.8 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.2 Light breeze 9.8 Significant breeze
Aug 5 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.4 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Oct 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Nov 8.6 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Dec 9.3 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 50%
Feb 49.4%
Mar 49.3%
Apr 51.7%
May 53.1%
Jun 52.1%
Jul 46.7%
Aug 47.6%
Sep 47.5%
Oct 52.9%
Nov 53.5%
Dec 46.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Dubrovnik Old Town?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 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 Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Dubrovnik Old Town, 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 Old Town 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

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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 Old Town 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 Old Town, 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 Old Town 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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