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Best time to visit Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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The best time to visit Medjugorje is September-October

While Medjugorje is a popular destination to visit all year round, September-October is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 34℃ (92℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around 2℃ (36℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about -3℃ (26℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Medjugorje, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. The wet season in Medjugorje falls around November, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in August instead.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Medjugorje, including a monthly climate breakdown, what to pack, and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

August

Medjugorje seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Medjugorje as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Medjugorje is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Medjugorje

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Medjugorje for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Medjugorje climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Medjugorje for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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DEC

Medjugorje in January

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 97mm (4") over 13 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Medjugorje in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Medjugorje in February

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 90mm (4") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Medjugorje in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Medjugorje in March

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 79mm (3") over 15 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Medjugorje in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Medjugorje in April

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 71mm (3") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Medjugorje in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Medjugorje in May

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 69mm (3") over 17 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Medjugorje in May, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Medjugorje in June

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 13 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Medjugorje in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Medjugorje in July

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 9 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Medjugorje in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Medjugorje in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 15mm (1") over 6 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Medjugorje in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Medjugorje in September

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 10 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Medjugorje in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Medjugorje in October

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 79mm (3") over 10 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Medjugorje in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Medjugorje in November

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 143mm (6") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Medjugorje in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Medjugorje in December

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 89mm (4") over 12 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Medjugorje in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Medjugorje is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (84℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Medjugorje is generally around August. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in August first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Medjugorje is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Medjugorje, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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