Dubrovnik, Croatia: Live Weather

Live weather in Dubrovnik

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Last updated:

22 Mar
UK Time: 02:55 GMT
Local Time: 03:55 CET
12°C (54°F)
6mph (9kmh)
  • Sunrise 05:50
  • Sunset 18:00
Temp feels like: 13°C (55°F)
Length of Day: 12h 10m
Pressure: 30" (1013 hpa)
Visiblity: 10 miles (16 km)
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Latest Dubrovnik Holiday Reviews

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    Very hot 31 - 35 degrees!

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    Mostly warm and sunny. One big thunderstorm at night, and one cloudy day. But overall very good

Historic Temperatures for 22nd March in Dubrovnik

Average High 14°C (57°F)
Record High 21°C (70°F) (2014)
Average Low 4°C (39°F)
Record Low -2°C (28°F) (2015)

What's the Weather Like In Dubrovnik?

On the Adriatic coast of Croatia, opposite Italy, Dubrovnik is located in a typical Mediterranean region with cooler, damp winters and hot, drier summers.

Diverse Weather In Dubrovnik

The weather of Dubrovnik is however quite diverse from many other Mediterranean climates because of the abnormal winds and frequent thunderstorms it experiences.

Nonetheless, even on a moody day, the city is stunning, and storms pass quickly to reveal blue skies and lush greenery again.

Is Dubrovnik Windy?

The blustery weather most commonly blows cold breezes down the Adriatic coastline throughout October and April, but tempestuous conditions are frequent at any time of the year, even in summer, when they temporarily disrupt the placid, warm, sunny days.

Regardless, the Dubrovnik Riviera has become very popular due to the seven glorious months of steady hot sunshine per year, which is 2900 sunny hours annually! 

How Much Does It Rain In Dubrovnik?

Yet rainfall is still very common, averaging at 110 rainy days throughout the year that's almost a third of a year it's a good thing rain is normally over quickly and is largely responsible for the beautiful green landscape. 

Summer Weather in Dubrovnik

Summer Temperatures In Dubrovnik

The long, dry and warm season can last from April to October in Dubrovnik, but the hottest weather is experienced during the traditional summer months.

The temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach above 30°C throughout the hottest summer months of JuneJuly and August when the sun is pounding for 12 to 13 hours a day.

June is cooler than the following two months when temperatures peak at 28°C and do not drop below a mild 16°C at night. July and August also have the highest hours of sunshine averaging 13 a day.

How Warm Is The Sea In Dubrovnik In Summer?

From June to September the heat will linger over 24°C with average temperatures exceeding 20°C and the summer season in Dubrovnik will be at its peak.

For the duration of the summer months, the water temperatures in the beach resorts and bays of Dubrovnik are perfect for a refreshing swim, snorkelling or diving, hovering between 22°C and 25°C.

How Much Does It Rain In Dubrovnik In Summer?

Rainfall is lowest in summer with the driest month of July only receiving 26mm on average across four days of the month. 

Winter Weather in Dubrovnik

How Cold Is Dubronik In Winter?

Winters are generally mild and depending on the region can even get a bit chilly. Over the winter period, Dubrovnik is considered reasonably warm compared with the other cities in Croatia such as Brac and Hvar.

Nonetheless, high temperatures drop significantly to between 7°C and 9°C with averages more like 5°C and night-time lows even reaching zero during January. 

Winter Sunshine Hours In Dubrovnik

Sunshine hours are at their lowest in winter with five a day in December and January, but they rise again to seven a day in February, indicating spring is on its way!

How Wet Is Dubrovnik In Winter?

Rainfall is quite high at this time of the year, although less than autumn.  For example, 178mm across 15 days in December an umbrella will definitely be necessary.

How Warm Is The Sea In Dubrovnik In WInter?

You won't be visiting the beach either as water temperatures fall to 14°C for the winter months. Still, these weather conditions are still enviable in comparison to the very cold weather in northern Europe.

Spring Weather in Dubrovnik

Is It Good To Visit Dubrovnik In Spring?

The seasons of spring and autumn are an excellent time to visit the city of Dubrovnik, as well as other locations in Croatia. An Easter break in Dubrovnik has become very popular with holidaymakers all over the world, and April finds the country in full bloom with a vibrant panorama as spring hits its height.

How Hot Is Dubrovnik In Spring?

Temperatures will be headed for 20°C with highs of 21°C in May, although evening lows can still be in the single digits. This time of year marks the start of the tourist season with beach resorts such as Cavtat and Kolocep becoming very busy.

Does It Rain In Spring In Dubrovnik?

Rain affects 10 days of each month but slowly diminishes from 104mm in March to 75mm by May in preparation for the slightly drier summer months.

Spring Sunshine Hours in Dubrovnik

Although the sea is still a bit nippy, sunshine hours increase to a lovely 12 hours per day by the end of the season.

Autumn Weather in Dubrovnik

How Much Does It Rain In Autumn In Dubrovnik?

Autumn is usually the wettest season of all in Dubrovnik, coming as a bit of a surprise following the hot and dry summer.

November has the highest annual rainfall of 198mm across 16 days in the month and October also sees 162mm. Autumn occasionally erupts in thunderstorms so come prepared!

Sunshine Hours And Sea Temperature In Autumn in  Dubrovnik

Travelers may want to prepare for chilly breezes, overcast skies and showers frequently interrupting the average 6-8 hours of sunshine during this season.

However, the sea remains 21°C in October so a last swim is a possibility, especially as there are mild high temperatures of 19°C during this month.

Unusual Weather In Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik's location on the Adriatic Sea ensures fairly level and idyllic weather, however visitors should be aware of sporadic rain and thunderstorms.

It's generally a good idea to pack a raincoat, even in the height of summer. Abnormal conditions such as sudden winds and blustery waters have been known to crop up without warning, especially in the spring and autumn.

Dubrovnik Twister February 2020

On 10 February 2020, unusual weather conditions saw Dubrovnik basking in warm sunshine and freezing in bitter north winds. Things took a different turn when a twister spun close to the ancient Old City. 

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