When is the best time to go to Dubrovnik?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Dubrovnik are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months are January, February, November and December
  • The best months for swimming are June, July, August and September

For full information about the climate and weather in Dubrovnik a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 47°F/52°F
February 47°F/54°F
March 50°F/58°F
April 56°F/65°F
May 61°F/72°F
June 68°F/79°F
July 74°F/86°F
August 76°F/86°F
September 68°F/79°F
October 61°F/70°F
November 56°F/63°F
December 49°F/54°F

Weather and climate in Dubrovnik

About the climate

The coastal city of Dubrovnik, like the Croatian islands, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe - whether in Italy or the Scandinavian countries such as Sweden. This is due to the quality of the climate in Dubrovnik. Located on the southern coast of Croatia, this locality benefits from the mildness of the atmosphere in winter and the heat in the summer that characterizes a Mediterranean type climat. Taking advantage of the proximity to the sea, the seasons like spring and autumn allow, respectively, to enjoy the April sun and the gentle autumn heat.

Spring Weather in Dubrovnik

With the coming of spring, which begins in March and lasts until May, both the first vacationers as well as the residents can benefit from the pleasant warmth of the atmosphere and the beautiful sunny days to recharge their batteries. This period sees the regression of precipitation as the temperatures continue to climb.

Climate in the Summer in Dubrovnik

The summer season in Dubrovnik - like that of the island of Hvar or that of the locality of Split, is characterized by the relative weakness of the ubiquitous rains. As they only appear temporarily, the beautiful sunny days will create the happiness of those who want to enjoy the beautiful sun and warmth.

Climate in the Autumn in Dubrovnik

As wet as the autumn days in Gospic can be, those in Dubrovnik are favored by relatively high temperatures. Thus by the middle of the day, the combination of sun with pleasant heat allows to quickly forget the rainy episodes that become more and more frequent, as well as the freshness of the morning atmosphere.

Climate in the Winter in Dubrovnik

Many vacationers come from inland and prefer to recharge their batteries in Dubrovnik during the Christmas season, in order to get away from the harsh climate - as in the case of Zagreb. Despite the drop in temperature and the abundance of rain, the weather in Dubrovnik remains relatively mild.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Dubrovnik

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Dubrovnik: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


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