Weather Averages for Dubrovnik in March
Averages for Dubrovnik in March
The month of March sees temperatures begin to creep up in Dubrovnik. The average temperature tend to reach a daily high of around 12°C (about 54°F) and reaches a low of around 3°C (about 38°F).
Average rainfall in Dubrovnik is also lower than that of January and February, with 104mm of rainfall, which occurs on an average of 11 days. However, waterproof clothing such as rain macs would still be advisable to take with you.
Sunshine hours during the day are also the same as during the month of February, being around 5 hours.
Average sea temperature in March is the same as January and February, and with temperatures at around 14°C (about 57°F) it would still be too cold to swim.
However, with these milder temperatures, the snows on the nearby hills begin to thaw, meaning that you can visit national parks such as Krka and Plitvice Lakes, both of which contain beautiful waterfalls famed for their distinctive colours of azure, green, grey and blue.
Krka National Park, Croatia.
Temperatures and weather conditions are also suitable for you to hike into the hills and see the local wildlife.
The carnival also gets underway during March, and depending on the religious calendar there are also a number of celebrations for Holy Week leading up to Easter.
The streets are filled with people in costumes and masks, singing, dancing, and having a good time, and they implore you to join them!
As with most public celebrations in Dubrovnik, the stradun, or main street, in the picturesque medieval walled city is definitely the best place to be.
Picturesque medieval Walled Dubrovnik City.
March events in Dubrovnik
Ston Oyster Day Attracts Japanese Tourists
23rd March 2015
Ston Oyster Day is an annual event on March 23rd when local farmers produce and offer oysters with local wines. Traditional music and dacing keep the event entertaining all day long.
27th March 2015 to 30th March 2015
Mediterranean Fair is a four-day fair of top quality herbs and organic foods held in Dubrovnik. Producers from Croatia and other different countries gather to take part in this event.