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Best time to visit Montenegro

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The best time to visit Montenegro is May-July

If you’re looking to travel to Montenegro for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Montenegro is May-July due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

In the summer months, temperatures in Podgorica can climb to a maximum of around 32℃ (90℉) during the day. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as -5℃ (24℉) at night. The climate can differ in many places across Montenegro, and you can see more in the handy table below.

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Montenegro are usually in August, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. The wet season in Montenegro usually falls during the months surrounding November each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Continue reading to find out about when to visit Montenegro, including the climate, seasonal info, FAQs and more for loads of the top places you NEED to explore, as well as all the best tools to help you plan and book your next vacation.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

August

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Montenegro seasons

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. Montenegro is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

Season Months
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 Montenegro

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.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
BarApril-May
10℃
6℃
12℃
7℃
14℃
9℃
17℃
12℃
21℃
15℃
26℃
20℃
29℃
22℃
30℃
23℃
25℃
19℃
21℃
16℃
17℃
13℃
12℃
8℃
BudvaApril-May
7℃
3℃
8℃
4℃
11℃
6℃
15℃
8℃
19℃
11℃
24℃
16℃
27℃
18℃
28℃
19℃
23℃
15℃
18℃
12℃
14℃
9℃
9℃
4℃
PodgoricaMay-July
6℃
0℃
8℃
1℃
11℃
4℃
15℃
7℃
19℃
10℃
24℃
13℃
27℃
16℃
28℃
17℃
23℃
13℃
18℃
10℃
13℃
7℃
8℃
2℃
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Top FAQs

Montenegro is in Europe.
The warmest month of the year in Podgorica, one of the most popular places to visit in Montenegro, is August.
The driest month of the year in Podgorica, Montenegro, is usually around August each year.

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