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.
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.