The best times to visit Kotor for ideal weather are
April 16th to July 8th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Kotor Travel Guide
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Weather in Kotor
Average temperatures in Kotor 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 less temperate than some — in the 32nd 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 Kotor, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 92.4°F (33.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.8°F (18.2°C) at night.
Kotor Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Kotor Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Kotor Perceived Temperature (F)
Kotor Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Kotor 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kotor 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 mid August. For example, on the week of August 13th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.
When can you find snow in Kotor? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Kotor.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kotor (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Kotor has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (50.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (73.6%).
Wind in Kotor is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and December. March’s average wind speed of around 4.2 knots (4.8 MPH or 7.7 KPH) is considered “a light 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 11.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Kotor.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||3.6||Barely noticeable||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.1||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||4.2||Light breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||3.3||Barely noticeable||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|May||2.8||Barely noticeable||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||2.6||Barely noticeable||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||2.7||Barely noticeable||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||2.6||Barely noticeable||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||2.9||Barely noticeable||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||2.8||Barely noticeable||7.5||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||3||Barely noticeable||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.8||Barely noticeable||9.1||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Kotor?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Montenegro; 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 Kotor, Montenegro 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 Kotor 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
Overall Kotor Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 78.7°F (25.9°C) and 59.1°F (15.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 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 2 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Kotor, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 84.6°F (29.2°C) and 60.9°F (16.1°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 9 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 Kotor to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 59.3°F (15.2°C) and 53.5°F (11.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 10 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.