The best time to visit Croatia is April-May
Summer temperatures in Zagreb, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Croatia, can reach a maximum of 30℃ (87℉). The temperature at night in the winter can drop to as low as -8℃ (17℉), although this can differ at other destinations across Croatia depending on the geography.
The days are longest in Croatia in August, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. May sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in January instead.By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Croatia. We’ll show you climate data for loads of the top destinations, and much more. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools to help you book your travel!
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Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Croatia is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|Summer||June to August|
|Autumn/fall||September to November|
|Winter||December to February|
|Spring||March to May|
Best time to visit the top destinations in Croatia
We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|
Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Croatia: