When is the best time to go to the Croatian Islands?

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

  • On the Croatian Islands, the weather is good everywhere in April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • The best months to go to Hvar Island are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months in Hvar Island are July and August, and the coldest months are January and February
  • November is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Hvar Island, Brač, Korčula Island, Mljet, Vis island, Biševo island, Čiovo island, Drvenik Veliki island, Dugi Otok island and Iž island, with good weather at least 8 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Hvar Island are June, July, August and September

Annual weather on the Croatian Islands

For information about the climate and the weather city by city on the Croatian Islands for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 32°F to 54°F
6 to 9 days*
February 32°F to 54°F
6 to 9 days*
March 38°F to 58°F
5 to 8 days*
April 49°F to 63°F
4 to 8 days*
May 56°F to 70°F
3 to 10 days*
June 65°F to 79°F
2 to 7 days*
July 68°F to 85°F
2 to 7 days*
August 67°F to 86°F
1 to 6 days*
September 58°F to 77°F
4 to 9 days*
October 49°F to 70°F
5 to 7 days*
November 41°F to 63°F
7 to 10 days*
December 34°F to 56°F
6 to 9 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Croatian islands by cities

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Hvar Island

Hvar Island

The best months to go to Hvar Island are april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Krk island

Krk island

The best months to go to Krk island are may, june, july, august, september and october.



The best months to go to Pag are may, june, july, august and september.

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Temperatures and rainfall on the Croatian Islands

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Croatian islands and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Hvar Island, Krk island, Pag, Brač and Cres island, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons on the Croatian Islands

Find out when Croatian islands 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 on the Croatian Islands

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

  • Very low season on the Croatian Islands: January, February, March, November and December.
  • Low season on the Croatian Islands: April, May and October.
  • High season on the Croatian Islands: June, July and September.
  • Peak season on the Croatian Islands: August.

Figure: Visitor index for Croatian islands month by month

Where to go on the Croatian Islands?

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.
Hvar Island50°F52°F56°F61°F67°F76°F81°F81°F76°F67°F61°F54°F
Krk island40°F41°F49°F58°F65°F74°F77°F77°F70°F61°F52°F43°F
Cres island52°F52°F56°F61°F67°F76°F81°F81°F76°F68°F61°F56°F
Korčula Island54°F54°F58°F63°F68°F76°F81°F83°F77°F68°F63°F56°F
Vis island52°F54°F58°F61°F68°F76°F81°F83°F76°F68°F63°F56°F
Biševo island52°F54°F58°F61°F68°F76°F81°F83°F76°F68°F63°F56°F
Čiovo island50°F52°F58°F63°F70°F79°F85°F86°F77°F68°F61°F54°F
Drvenik Veliki island50°F52°F58°F63°F70°F79°F85°F86°F77°F68°F61°F54°F
Dugi Otok island50°F50°F56°F63°F70°F77°F83°F85°F77°F68°F61°F52°F
Ilovik island52°F52°F56°F61°F67°F76°F81°F81°F76°F68°F61°F56°F
Iž island50°F50°F56°F63°F70°F77°F83°F85°F77°F68°F61°F52°F
Kaprije island50°F52°F58°F63°F70°F79°F85°F86°F77°F68°F61°F52°F
Koločep island52°F54°F58°F63°F70°F77°F85°F86°F77°F70°F63°F54°F
Kornati island50°F50°F56°F63°F70°F77°F83°F85°F77°F68°F61°F52°F
Krapanj island50°F52°F58°F63°F70°F79°F85°F86°F77°F68°F61°F52°F
Lastovo island54°F54°F58°F63°F68°F76°F81°F83°F77°F68°F63°F56°F
Lopud island52°F54°F58°F63°F70°F77°F85°F86°F77°F70°F63°F54°F


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Is this weather information for Croatian islands reliable?

Climate data for Croatian islands has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Croatian islands allows us to determine the average for each month in Hvar Island, Krk island, Pag, Brač, Cres island, Korčula Island, Mljet, Vis island, and 33 other cities.

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

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