When is the best time to go to Bosnia and Herzegovina?

When is the best time to go to Bosnia and Herzegovina? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Bosnia and Herzegovina, the weather is good everywhere in May, June, July, August and September
  • The best months to go to Sarajevo are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Sarajevo are July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The rainiest months in this city are May and June
  • The cities with the best climate are Međugorje, Neum, Trebinje, Tuzla, Banovici, Bijeljina, Capljina, Gradacac, Ljubuski and Orasje, with good weather at least 7 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Neum are June, July, August and September


Where and when to go based on the weather?

East of Bosnia And Herzegovina
Sarajevo, Trebinje, Goražde...

May, June, July, August and September
65°F to 86°F°C
2 to 13 days
April and October
58°F to 70°F°C
5 to 9 days
January, February, March, November and December
34°F to 63°F°C
5 to 9 days

North of Bosnia And Herzegovina
Banja Luka, Tuzla, Zenica...

April, May, June, July, August and September
58°F to 88°F°C
3 to 13 days
October
61°F to 67°F°C
3 to 6 days
January, February, March, November and December
38°F to 58°F°C
3 to 9 days

South West of Bosnia And Herzegovina
Mostar, Međugorje, Neum...

August
77°F to 90°F°C
3 to 6 days
79°F
April, May, June, July, September and October
54°F to 88°F°C
3 to 13 days
61°F to 79°F
November
50°F to 61°F°C
7 to 9 days
67°F
January, February, March and December
36°F to 58°F°C
7 to 10 days
58°F to 61°F

Best time to travel to Bosnia And Herzegovina by cities

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Temperatures and rainfall in Bosnia and Herzegovina

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Bosnia And Herzegovina and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Mostar, Goražde and Međugorje, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Find out when Bosnia And Herzegovina has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November and December. The number of visitors to Bosnia And Herzegovina is high in: July, August and September.

  • Very low season in Bosnia and Herzegovina: January and February.
  • Low season in Bosnia and Herzegovina: March, April, May, June, October, November and December.
  • High season in Bosnia and Herzegovina: July and September.
  • Peak season in Bosnia and Herzegovina: August.

Figure: Visitor index for Bosnia And Herzegovina month by month



Average price for flights to Bosnia and Herzegovina

A return flight between London and Sarajevo is generally cheaper if you go in november ($ 114 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 110 more for your airline ticket to Sarajevo if you go in august.

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Where to go in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Sarajevo38°F41°F49°F58°F67°F74°F79°F81°F72°F61°F54°F41°F
Banja Luka41°F45°F54°F65°F70°F79°F85°F86°F76°F65°F56°F45°F
Mostar45°F49°F54°F63°F72°F81°F88°F90°F79°F68°F59°F49°F
Goražde34°F40°F47°F58°F65°F72°F77°F79°F70°F59°F50°F40°F
Međugorje49°F52°F58°F63°F70°F81°F86°F90°F81°F70°F61°F52°F
Neum49°F52°F58°F63°F70°F81°F86°F90°F81°F70°F61°F52°F
Trebinje52°F54°F58°F63°F70°F77°F85°F86°F77°F70°F63°F54°F
Tuzla41°F45°F54°F65°F70°F79°F83°F86°F76°F65°F56°F45°F
Zenica40°F43°F50°F61°F68°F76°F81°F83°F72°F61°F52°F41°F
Banovici41°F45°F54°F65°F70°F79°F83°F86°F76°F65°F56°F45°F
Bijeljina41°F47°F56°F67°F72°F79°F86°F88°F79°F67°F58°F45°F
Bugojno38°F41°F49°F58°F67°F74°F79°F81°F70°F61°F52°F41°F
Capljina49°F52°F58°F63°F70°F81°F86°F90°F81°F70°F61°F52°F
Cazin40°F41°F50°F61°F68°F77°F81°F83°F72°F61°F52°F43°F
Doboj40°F45°F54°F63°F70°F79°F83°F85°F74°F65°F56°F43°F
Drvar40°F41°F50°F61°F68°F77°F81°F83°F72°F61°F52°F43°F
Gracanica40°F45°F54°F63°F70°F79°F83°F85°F74°F65°F56°F43°F
Gradacac41°F45°F56°F67°F72°F81°F86°F88°F77°F67°F56°F45°F
Gradiska41°F45°F54°F65°F70°F79°F85°F86°F76°F65°F56°F45°F
Jajce38°F41°F49°F58°F67°F74°F79°F81°F70°F61°F52°F41°F

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About Bosnia And Herzegovina

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Is this weather information for Bosnia And Herzegovina reliable?

Climate data for Bosnia And Herzegovina has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Bosnia And Herzegovina allows us to determine the average for each month in Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Mostar, Goražde, Međugorje, Neum, Trebinje, Tuzla, and 29 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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