The best times to visit Zagreb for ideal weather are

April 9th to July 1st


July 30th to October 14th

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



Other Zagreb Travel Info

Weather in Zagreb


Average temperatures in Zagreb vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Zagreb, 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 87°F (30.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.6°F (19.8°C) at night.

Zagreb Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Zagreb Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Zagreb Perceived Temperature (F)


Zagreb Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Zagreb 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 42.9 38.3 33.8
Feb 45.1 39.7 34.2
Mar 55.7 48.8 41.3
Apr 66.4 58.8 49.2
May 73.2 65.8 55.8
Jun 80.5 72.6 62.2
Jul 84.7 76.6 65.9
Aug 83.1 75.4 65.2
Sep 71.7 65.2 57.2
Oct 61.3 55.4 48.9
Nov 52.3 47.4 42.6
Dec 42.8 38.7 34.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.1 3.5 1
Feb 7.3 4.3 1.2
Mar 13.2 9.3 5.2
Apr 19.1 14.9 9.6
May 22.9 18.8 13.2
Jun 26.9 22.6 16.8
Jul 29.3 24.8 18.8
Aug 28.4 24.1 18.4
Sep 22.1 18.4 14
Oct 16.3 13 9.4
Nov 11.3 8.6 5.9
Dec 6 3.7 1.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Zagreb are August, April, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid August. For example, on the week of August 6th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May to early June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 28th.

When can you find snow in Zagreb? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Zagreb is often around around March 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 Zagreb.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 18% 4 2.3
Feb 21% 3.7 2.2
Mar 18% 3 2.2
Apr 17% 0 1.7
May 24% 0 3.3
Jun 25% 0 3.6
Jul 22% 0 2.9
Aug 14% 0 3
Sep 22% 0 4.5
Oct 19% 0 3.5
Nov 20% 0.7 3.4
Dec 19% 3.4 2.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 18 10.2 5.8
Feb 21 9.4 5.6
Mar 18 7.6 5.6
Apr 17 0 4.3
May 24 0 8.4
Jun 25 0 9.1
Jul 22 0 7.4
Aug 14 0 7.6
Sep 22 0 11.4
Oct 19 0 8.9
Nov 20 1.8 8.6
Dec 19 8.6 5.8


Humidity and Wind

Zagreb has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (44.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (73%).

Wind in Zagreb is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by May and April. March’s average wind speed of around 4.7 knots (5.4 MPH or 8.7 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 late May where average top sustained speeds reach 8.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze
Feb 3.8 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Mar 4.7 Light breeze 8 Light breeze
Apr 4.5 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze
May 4.6 Light breeze 7.9 Light breeze
Jun 4 Light breeze 7 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.9 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Aug 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
Sep 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
Oct 3.5 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Nov 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Dec 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 69.2%
Feb 60.8%
Mar 49.4%
Apr 44.8%
May 48.8%
Jun 50.2%
Jul 47.1%
Aug 48.6%
Sep 57.9%
Oct 66.1%
Nov 71.5%
Dec 73%


Is it Safe to Travel to Zagreb?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Oct 26, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Zagreb, Croatia is July, followed by June and February. 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 Zagreb in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 41.7 in October means 41.7% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Zagreb Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76.4°F (24.7°C) and 51.1°F (10.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 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 comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 4 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Zagreb, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 75.2°F (24°C) and 45.1°F (7.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 7 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 Zagreb to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 51.9°F (11.1°C) and 39.8°F (4.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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