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Best time to visit Hvar, Croatia

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The best time to visit Hvar is April

Are you looking for the best time to visit Hvar? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Hvar is a great destination to visit almost all year round, April is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 29℃ (84℉). In the winter, temperatures can get down to 5℃ (41℉) around January.

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Hvar, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. On average it rains the most days in November, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

If you want to learn everything you need to know about the best times to travel to Hvar, the weather and stats by month and so much more, make sure you keep reading. Once you’re ready, we’ve included a bunch of our favourite online booking tools to help you find the best deals on flights, accommodation and anything else you’ll need for your trip. Happy reading!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

August

Hvar seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Hvar as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Hvar 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 Hvar

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 Hvar 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.

Hvar 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 Hvar 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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FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Hvar in January

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 56mm (2") over 13 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Hvar in February

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 12 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Hvar in March

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 13 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Hvar in April

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hvar in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Hvar in May

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 55mm (2") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hvar in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Hvar in June

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (1") over 9 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hvar in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Hvar in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hvar in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Hvar in August

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hvar in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Hvar in September

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 10 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hvar in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Hvar in October

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 11 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hvar in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Hvar in November

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 109mm (4") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hvar in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Hvar in December

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 59mm (2") over 12 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Hvar is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 27℃ (81℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Hvar 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 Hvar 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 Hvar, 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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