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Best time to visit Podgorica, Montenegro

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The best time to visit Podgorica is May-July

If you’re looking to travel to Podgorica 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 Podgorica 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 can reach as high as 32℃ (90℉) in Podgorica. The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as -5℃ (24℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Podgorica when the days are longest, you should visit in August. 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.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Podgorica, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.

Warmest month

August

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August

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August

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Podgorica seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Podgorica

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 Podgorica 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.

Podgorica 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 Podgorica 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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NOV
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Podgorica in January

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average low temperature: 0℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 109mm (4") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Podgorica in February

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (40℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 108mm (4") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Podgorica in March

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 107mm (4") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Podgorica in April

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Podgorica in May

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 58mm (2") over 16 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Podgorica in June

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 13 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Podgorica 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.


Podgorica in July

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 10 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Podgorica 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.


Podgorica in August

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 9 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Podgorica 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.


Podgorica in September

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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

Podgorica in October

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Podgorica in November

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 198mm (8") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Podgorica in December

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 131mm (5") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Podgorica 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 Podgorica is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 28℃ (83℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Podgorica 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 Podgorica 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 Podgorica, 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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