Weather Averages for Dubrovnik in August
Averages for Dubrovnik in August
Like July, August in Dubrovnik is extremely hot and dry.
As in July, average daily temperatures reach around 28°C (about 82°F) and only go as low as 16°C (about 62°F).
There is, on average, 11 daily hours of sunshine and the average sea temperature is its warmest of the entire year, reaching 24°C (about 74°F). Combined with August's average rainfall being just 38mm over 3 days, then it seems you will be spending a lot of time at the beach!
Dubrovnik beach in August.
Beach activities such as snorkelling, water-skiing, wakeboarding and wind-surfing will all be available to indulge in. However do make sure to check the appropriate safety measures in use before you take part in any of these activities.
As well as the usual swimwear, you must take care to cover up when it is too warm and make sure to wear lots of sunscreen. You can check for more detailed information about local daily weather.
T-shirts and sandals will be fine for wondering around during the day, but hats and sunglasses would also be advisable in order to avoid getting sunburn or sunstroke.
For all the culture vultures out there, the Dubrovnik Summer Festival continues throughout August, showcasing the finest productions in theatre, music, opera and dance.
Local, national and international artists perform a variety of classical and modern works with something for everybody to enjoy. These performances take place in many different venues from the beach, to bars, to restaurants, to open-air theatres.
Classical and modern performances in open-air theatres, Dubrovnik in August.
August events in Dubrovnik
Homeland Thanksgiving Day (Dan Domovinske Zahvalnosti)
5th August 2015
Homeland Thanksgiving Day, locally known as Dan Domovinske Zahvalnosti is a memorial day on 5th August when the people of Croatia remember the War of Independence.
9th August 2015
Maraton Ladja is a 22.5 km long boat race that takes place in the north of Dubrovnik. The race starts from Metkovic and ends at Ploce of Neretva River. Teams of up to 18 people take part in this annual event, sailing traditional boats.
Assumption of Mary (Velika Gospa)
15th August 2015
Velika Gospa, the Assumption of Mary is a religious holiday of worship where masses take place at the local places of worship. This day occurs across the country as well as in Dubrovnik on August 15th.
Dubrovnik Tap Festival
18th August 2015 to 23rd August 2015
Tap Festival is one of the most enjoyable events in the summer break from 18th August to 23rd August with some of the best tap dancers from across the world. These dancers hold classes for the public to take part in and learn how to tap dance. The festival takes place in the wonderful old town of Dubrovnik.