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Dubrovnik Weather in August, Croatia

Dubrovnik Averages August


  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Day Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunrise and sunset

    Day Temperature

  • What is Average Night Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunset and sunrise

    Night Temperature

  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    13 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    3 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years


    38 mm

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Dubrovnik Daily Averages August


August 2024
1 Avg 28º 82º
2 Avg 27º 81º
3 Avg 27º 81º
4 Avg 27º 81º
5 Avg 28º 82º
6 Avg 29º 84º
7 Avg 29º 84º
8 Avg 29º 84º
9 Avg 28º 82º
10 Avg 26º 79º
11 Avg 26º 79º
12 Avg 26º 79º
13 Avg 26º 79º
14 Avg 26º 79º
15 Avg 26º 79º
16 Avg 25º 77º
17 Avg 26º 79º
18 Avg 27º 81º
19 Avg 27º 81º
20 Avg 26º 79º
21 Avg 26º 79º
22 Avg 25º 77º
23 Avg 25º 77º
24 Avg 25º 77º
25 Avg 25º 77º
26 Avg 25º 77º
27 Avg 25º 77º
28 Avg 25º 77º
29 Avg 25º 77º
30 Avg 25º 77º
31 Avg 24º 75º
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August Weather Averages

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What's the Weather like in Dubrovnik in August 


August in Dubrovnik is extremely hot and dry, and typically the hottest month of the year. As in July, average daily temperatures reach around 28°C (about 82°F) and only go as low as 16°C (about 62°F).

Sunshine Hours 

There is, on average, 14 and half daily hours of sunshine. Sunlight gradually decreases by an hour and fifteen minutes. The shortest day of the month is August 31 with 13:12 hours of daylight; the longest is August 1 with 14:28 hours of daylight. 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. Be sure to wear your high SPF sunscreen.

Average Sea Temperature

The average sea temperature is its warmest of the entire year, reaching 24°C (about 74°F). Pack your beachwear and swim gear! There's lots to do in terms of water activities, from sunbathing and swimming to kayaking and water-skiing.


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! Lighter clothing such as shorts and shirts will be appropriate, but be sure to pack a jacket in case of a cool breeze. The average probability that some form of precipitation will be observed is 20-28%, increasing slightly as the month progresses, occurring as moderate or light rain, and thunderstorms.

The skies above the city are mostly clear, with the cloud cover about 15-24%. As the month progresses, the temperature cools slightly and there will likely be more clouds later in the month. The air will be quite dry, ranging from 38% (comfortable) to 78% (humid). The air is driest around August 1 (42%) and most humid around August 31 (69%).


Daily wind speed averages in August stay around 9mph (7 knots), varying from 2mph to 16mph (light air to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 27 mph. Winds typically blow in from the West at the beginning of the month, shifting to blow from the East later on. It's generally a season for light summer clothing, though do pack a cardigan in case you get a breezy summer night.

The beginning of August is generous on sunlight with about 14:30 hours a day, and a daily average temperature of 25C (78°F), highs of 28C (83°F) and lows of 21C (71°F). Chance of precipitation is about 25% on average, fairly consistent over the month. In the middle of the month the temperature stays relatively the same, with a gradual decrease in sunlight per day. By the end of the month there is a dramatic drop, howeverith averages of 24C (75°F), highs of 27C (81°F) and lows of 20C (68°F). 

Dubrovnik Hotels in August 

Hilton Imperial

The Hilton Imperial is at the very entrance of the Old Town. The 139 rooms and 8 suites are all very comfortable and large, with Croatian décor and marble bathrooms, and spectacular views. On-site facilities include a restaurant, two bars and a pool.

Hotel Splendid

A modest but comfortable option is Hotel Splendid, situated on Lapad peninsula just 4 km from Old Town. Most of its 59 rooms offer balconies and sea view, and all of them are A/C, SAT TV, telephone, minibar, and shower/bathtub. Other facilities include three bars and one fine restaurant.

Hotel Ariston

For a real treat, book a room at the Hotel Ariston. This large hotel is located on the Lapad Peninsula, about 2 miles from the Old Town. Guests can select from four room categories, all of which are equipped with A/C, tv and satellite, and free internet. They also feature three restaurants, bar and lounge, fitness zone, sauna, spa, and outdoor pool. 

Dubrovnik Beach for August 

Babin Kuk peninsula

Dubrovnik is surrounded by beaches, mostly made of a pebbles, and whether you stay near to the Old Town or daytrip out to one of the peninsulas or islands, you'll sure to find one to meet your needs. Families might do well at Copacabana, a beach on the Babin Kuk peninsula, great for swimmers, sunbathers, and those who want to try some local ice cream while watching the jetskis and kayaks go by.

Sv Jakov Beach

A good option away from the crowds is Sv Jakov Beach, a mix of sand and pebbles with a fantastic view of the Old Town and island of Lokrum. Locals will most likely outnumber the tourists here.

Dance Beach

Dance beach is a popular rocky beach with deep and clean waters just 200 metres from old town. It's not protected, so mainly for use by experienced swimmers and not children. At Dance you can try your hand at water polo. The national polo club Jug train at Dance and perform World and Olympic championships. 

Bars and Restaurants


Kamenice (Gundulieva Poljana 8) is an affordable restaurant near the city centre, renowned for its black squid risotto and tasty anchovies. Diners seeking something classier could try Dundo Maroje (Kovačka bb) by the old harbour. Their menu features such highlights like shrimps in saffron and homemade gnocchi with gorgonzola.


Rozarij (Prijeko 2) has cultivated a faithful local clientele steadily over the years due to its traditional preparations of seafood. Enjoy delicious dishes such as fish soup, and shrimp with white risotto. After your meal enjoy a digestif outdoors in one of the surrounding sunny alleyways.

Ragusa 2

Ragusa 2 (12 Zamanjina) is an elegant choice for pasta and local cheeses. The restaurant has been run by the same family for more than 75 years.  Tvojerna Sesame (Dante Alighieria bb) is worth a visit for the view as well as the food. The restaurant is situated in a 200 year old house surrounded by fragrant orange trees, and serves an array of dishes like ravioli, slow-cooked lamb, goats cheese soufflé with prosciutto.


If seafood is not your thing, head over to Nishta (Prijeko bb) for its playful atmosphere and quality vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. The menu includes great dishes like salads, soups, samosas, and falafel. Or try the fresh pizzas at Tabasco (Cavtatska ulica 11), reasonably priced and served to order in a wood oven. Or grab a seat at Kopun, which serves traditional Croatian dishes with a modern twist, like castrated cockerel in honey and wild orange.

Restaurant 360°

Perhaps most famous of all is Restaurant 360° (Ulica od Puča 1), set up in a 17th century Baroque Palace. Its worth the splurge, with menu items such as veal tongue, roasted pigeon breast, slow-cooked lamb shoulder, suckling pig and deer marinated in red wine and herbs for 24 hours.


Dance away the night hours at famous discos such as Fuego, which is open from 11pm to 6am. This nightclub plays everything from techno to R&B and occasionally features local bands.

Things to do in Dubrovnik in August 

Dubrovnik Summer Festival

The Dubrovnik Summer Festival continues throughout August, featuring fine productions in theatre, music, opera and dance. Performances take place all over the city, from concert halls and open-air theatres, to beaches and bars.

Modni Kantun

Window shoppers might find a home at Modni Kantun (Zlatarska ulica 3), a hidden boutique that specialises in jewellery and art by local designers. Or browse the old market of Gunduliceva Poljana square, where you'll find everything from fresh produce to wine to antiques. On the lookout for some serious souvenirs? Head over to Dubrovacka Kuca (Od sv Dominika), a treasure trove of local rakija, wines, olive oil, costmetics, sweets, truffles and postcards.

On the eastern end of the Stradun stands the famous stone column fashioned in the form of a knight. According to legend, Orlando and his fleet defended Dubrovnik from a 15-month-long Saracen siege, and in honour of his memory they erected the column in Orlando's visage.

Visit The Nearby Islands

If you have a few days in the city, you may consider taking a ferry to one of the islands in the Bay. Ferries operate quite frequently in the summertime, and trips to the islands of Korcula, Lokrum or Mljet National Park are well worth the day trip for their natural and historical attractions.

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