When is the best time to go to Montenegro?

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

  • In Montenegro, the weather is good everywhere in May, July, August and September
  • The best months to go to Podgorica are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in Podgorica are July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • November is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Podgorica, Bar, Ulcinj, Donji Murići (Skadar Lake) and Danilovgrad, with good weather at least 7 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Bar are June, July, August and September

Annual weather in Montenegro

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

January 22°F to 52°F
8 to 11 days*
February 25°F to 54°F
7 to 11 days*
March 31°F to 59°F
8 to 11 days*
April 41°F to 65°F
7 to 10 days*
May 50°F to 72°F
6 to 12 days*
June 58°F to 81°F
3 to 13 days*
July 63°F to 88°F
2 to 10 days*
August 61°F to 90°F
2 to 8 days*
September 52°F to 81°F
4 to 7 days*
October 43°F to 70°F
4 to 8 days*
November 36°F to 63°F
6 to 10 days*
December 27°F to 56°F
7 to 10 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Montenegro by cities

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Temperatures and rainfall in Montenegro

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Montenegro and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Podgorica, Bar, Budva, Kotor and Ulcinj, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Montenegro

Find out when Montenegro 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 Montenegro

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

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

Figure: Visitor index for Montenegro month by month

Average price for flights to Montenegro

A return flight between London and Podgorica is generally cheaper if you go in november ($ 75 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 129 more for your airline ticket to Podgorica if you go in august.

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Where to go in Montenegro?

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.
Bijelo Polje36°F40°F45°F54°F63°F72°F77°F79°F70°F59°F50°F40°F
Donji Murići (Skadar Lake)47°F50°F56°F65°F72°F81°F88°F90°F81°F70°F61°F50°F
Durmitor National Park32°F36°F41°F52°F61°F70°F74°F76°F67°F56°F49°F36°F
Herceg Novi50°F52°F58°F63°F70°F79°F85°F86°F77°F68°F63°F54°F
Lovcen National Park45°F49°F52°F59°F65°F74°F81°F81°F74°F67°F59°F50°F
Petrovac na Moru45°F49°F52°F59°F65°F74°F81°F81°F74°F67°F59°F50°F
Prokletije National Park40°F45°F50°F61°F70°F79°F85°F86°F76°F65°F56°F45°F
Sveti Stefan45°F49°F52°F59°F65°F74°F81°F81°F74°F67°F59°F50°F


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Is this weather information for Montenegro reliable?

Climate data for Montenegro has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Montenegro allows us to determine the average for each month in Podgorica, Bar, Budva, Kotor, Ulcinj, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Cetinje, and 17 other cities.

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

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