Croatia weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Croatia

The best time to visit in Croatia is from June until September, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Croatia is 27°C in August and the lowest is 8°C in January. The water temperature is between 7°C and 29°C.

Croatia has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Croatia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Northwest Croatia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 8 9 12 15 19 24 26 27 23 18 14 10
Water temp. (°C) 7 10 14 17 22 26 28 29 26 20 16 12
Precipitation (mm) 36 55 37 33 50 66 48 48 81 60 72 46

Average weather Central Croatia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 9 10 13 16 20 25 28 28 24 19 15 11
Water temp. (°C) 16 14 15 17 21 25 27 27 27 23 20 18
Precipitation (mm) 51 40 33 32 27 30 21 9 30 42 51 42
Climate data from city: Split

Average weather North Croatia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 3 5 11 17 20 24 27 27 21 16 10 5
Precipitation (mm) 27 32 25 24 49 49 34 28 49 30 40 22
Climate data from city: Zagreb

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14 day weather forecast Croatia

The weather for in Croatia will be 21° till 15° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Croatia is based on the weather conditions in the city of Zagreb.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 19 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
12°
2.3 mm 45% 1 m/s 4
Monday 20 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
13°
12.8 mm 95% 2 m/s 2
Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 5
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
11°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
14°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
15°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
15°
0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 4
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
15°
5.1 mm 65% 1 m/s 4
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0.6 mm 40% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
12.0 mm 90% 4 m/s 0
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
4.2 mm 80% 2 m/s 0

Climate Croatia

Click on a region of Croatia to view the climate:

Climate table of Northwest Croatia (Poreč)

Northwest Croatia has the oceanic climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Northwest Croatia is 17° degrees and there is about 630 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 178 days a year with an average humidity of 71% and an UV-index of 4.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 8 9 12 15 19 24 26 27 23 18 14 10
Night temp. (°C) 6 6 9 12 16 20 22 23 19 15 11 7
Water temp. (°C) 7 10 14 17 22 26 28 29 26 20 16 12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 36 55 37 33 50 66 48 48 81 60 72 46
Days with rain 12 12 11 13 16 14 13 10 12 13 14 11
Days with snow - 1 - - - - - - - - - -
Dry days 19 15 20 17 15 16 18 21 18 18 16 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 5 8 11 11 12 12 12 11 6 6 5
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3
UV-index 2 3 4 4 5 6 6 6 5 4 3 3
Climate data from city: Poreč

Climate table of Central Croatia (Split)

Central Croatia has the oceanic climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Central Croatia is 18° degrees and there is about 407 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 221 days a year with an average humidity of 68% and an UV-index of 4.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 9 10 13 16 20 25 28 28 24 19 15 11
Night temp. (°C) 5 5 8 11 14 18 21 21 18 14 11 6
Water temp. (°C) 16 14 15 17 21 25 27 27 27 23 20 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 51 40 33 32 27 30 21 9 30 42 51 42
Days with rain 11 11 12 12 10 9 6 4 7 9 10 11
Days with snow - 1 - - - - - - - - - -
Dry days 20 16 19 18 21 21 25 27 23 22 20 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 5 8 11 11 12 12 12 11 7 6 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3
UV-index 2 3 4 4 5 6 7 6 5 4 3 3
Climate data from city: Split

Climate table of North Croatia (Zagreb)

North Croatia has the oceanic climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for North Croatia is 16° degrees and there is about 410 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 181 days a year with an average humidity of 79% and an UV-index of 4.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 3 5 11 17 20 24 27 27 21 16 10 5
Night temp. (°C) -2 -1 3 6 9 12 14 14 11 7 4 -1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 27 32 25 24 49 49 34 28 49 30 40 22
Days with rain 10 9 11 13 17 15 13 10 12 9 10 9
Days with snow 9 7 2 - - - - - - - 1 5
Dry days 12 12 18 17 14 15 18 21 18 22 19 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 7 10 10 11 11 12 9 6 5 5
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 1 2 3 4 5 5 6 5 4 3 2 2
Climate data from city: Zagreb

Croatia weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Croatia? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Croatia?

Croatia lies in a straight line about 8,793 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Zagreb). By car the distance is 13,410 km. You are on your way 177 hours and 50 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Croatia?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Croatia is approximately 12 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Croatia?

These are the largest airports in Croatia:

How many inhabitants are there in Croatia?

Croatia has approximately 4,154,213 inhabitants.

How big is Croatia?

The area of Croatia is around 56,542 km². It is 22x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Croatia?

The capital of Croatia is Zagreb.

What is the currency of Croatia?

In Croatia the Croatian kuna (HRK) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 19 September 2021

  • 1 Croatian kuna = 0.41 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 2.42 Croatian kuna
  • 10 Croatian kuna = 4.13 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 24.21 Croatian kuna
  • 100 Croatian kuna = 41.32 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 242.09 Croatian kuna

What is the area code of Croatia?

The area code to call Croatia is +385.