The best times to visit Podgorica for ideal weather are
April 2nd to June 17th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Podgorica Travel Guide
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Weather in Podgorica
Average temperatures in Podgorica vary drastically. 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 33rd 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 Podgorica, 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 94.6°F (34.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.8°F (22.7°C) at night.
Podgorica Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Podgorica 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.
Podgorica Perceived Temperature (F)
Podgorica Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Podgorica 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 Podgorica 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 mid January with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.
When can you find snow in Podgorica? 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 Podgorica 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 Podgorica.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Podgorica (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
Podgorica has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (35.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (71.5%).
Wind in Podgorica is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by July and February. March’s average wind speed of around 5.9 knots (6.7 MPH or 10.8 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 14.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Podgorica.
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||4.7||Light breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5.2||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|Mar||5.9||Light breeze||12.3||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5||Light breeze||10.9||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.9||Light breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||4.9||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.3||Light breeze||11.1||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5.1||Light breeze||10.8||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5||Light breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.4||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||3.8||Barely noticeable||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.9||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Podgorica?
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 Podgorica, Montenegro is August, followed by July and January. 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 Podgorica 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 Podgorica Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 79.1°F (26.2°C) and 56.3°F (13.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
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 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Podgorica, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 85.3°F (29.6°C) and 56.9°F (13.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 11 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 Podgorica to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 56.7°F (13.7°C) and 48.5°F (9.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 10 to 11 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.