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.

 

 


Other Podgorica Travel Info

Weather in Podgorica

Temperature

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)

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Podgorica 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.

Podgorica Perceived Temperature (F)

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Podgorica Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 50.4 42.5 35.8
Feb 52.1 44.3 37.3
Mar 59.9 51.5 43.3
Apr 68.7 59.6 50.6
May 76.7 67.4 57.9
Jun 84.8 75.5 65.6
Jul 91.8 81.5 70.8
Aug 93.1 82 71
Sep 81.4 71.6 62.5
Oct 70.2 61 53.1
Nov 61.5 52.3 45.1
Dec 52 44 37.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 10.2 5.8 2.1
Feb 11.2 6.8 2.9
Mar 15.5 10.8 6.3
Apr 20.4 15.3 10.3
May 24.8 19.7 14.4
Jun 29.3 24.2 18.7
Jul 33.2 27.5 21.6
Aug 33.9 27.8 21.7
Sep 27.4 22 16.9
Oct 21.2 16.1 11.7
Nov 16.4 11.3 7.3
Dec 11.1 6.7 2.8

 


 

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.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Podgorica (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 35% 0.7 8.8
Feb 36% 7.3 7.4
Mar 30% 0 7.7
Apr 24% 0 4.7
May 23% 0 3.6
Jun 17% 0 2.9
Jul 8% 0 1.2
Aug 5% 0 1.3
Sep 17% 0 4.5
Oct 23% 0 7.1
Nov 36% 0 11.4
Dec 34% 2.3 8.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 35 1.8 22.4
Feb 36 18.5 18.8
Mar 30 0 19.6
Apr 24 0 11.9
May 23 0 9.1
Jun 17 0 7.4
Jul 8 0 3
Aug 5 0 3.3
Sep 17 0 11.4
Oct 23 0 18
Nov 36 0 29
Dec 34 5.8 21.3

 

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.

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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 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
Jan 67.6%
Feb 65.1%
Mar 56.2%
Apr 53.9%
May 52%
Jun 47.5%
Jul 37.4%
Aug 35.8%
Sep 48%
Oct 62.7%
Nov 71.5%
Dec 66.2%

 

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

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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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 31.7 in November means 31.7% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

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.

 

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