Weather Averages for Dubrovnik in February
Averages for Dubrovnik in February
Being located on the Adriatic coast, Dubrovnik enjoys fairly mild winters. Temperatures in February are actually slightly warmer than that of January, ranging from a high of around 9°C (about 47°F) to a low of 1°C (about 34°F).
The average rainfall in Dubrovnik during February is 125mm usually occurring over 13 days, with 5 daily average sunshine hours.
Many people from the UK and other parts of Europe choose to travel to Dubrovnik during February as temperatures are much milder than those in Northern Europe. However, warm clothing and waterproof jackets would definitely be required.
Average sea temperature in February is identical to that of January, being around 14°C (about 57°F) so swimming would not be advisable.
Dubrovnik is also an extremely popular destination during February as Croats celebrate the Feast of Saint Blaise, the city's patron. Beautiful statues of Saint Blaise can be seen all over the city.
Dubrovnik in February.
The Feast of Saint Blaise takes place on February 3rd, his official feast day, with many events taking place during the preceding days.
On February 2nd, the Virgin Mary Candlemas, white doves are released in front of the Church of Saint Blaise, located in the beautiful medieval walled city, and the flag of St Blaise is raised on nearby Orlando's Column.
There are a large number of displays of local culture, with colourful displays of banner swirling in full traditional local costume, and a feast where local dishes such as macaroni with meat sauce (or 'dirty' macaroni as it is also known!) and hrostule donuts are served.
Statue of Saint Blaise, Dubrovnik.
February events in Dubrovnik
St. Blaise Day & Dubrovnik Day
1st February 2015 to 3rd February 2015
The most important feast day of Saint Blaise begins with gunfire in the morning from Dubrovnik's Trombunjeri - a celebration in honour of Saint Blaise. Thousands of people head towards Old Town including the Croatian President to take part in the traditional procession. There are parades and parties all day long.
27th February 2015 to 1st March 2015
Dubrovnik Carnival in the Old Town is a cultural event offering music and parades. A parade takes place down the streets of Dubrovnik which involve music, dancing and many people wearing costumes of there choice. The main event of this carnival is the masquerade ball. The carnival ends with a big part in Revelin fort.