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Best time to visit Ljubljana, Slovenia

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The best time to visit Ljubljana is May-June

When’s the best time to visit Ljubljana, you ask? Based on several factors like the weather and climate, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, the best time to go to Ljubljana is May-June.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 26℃ (79℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 29℃ (83℉) on the hottest days of the year. The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as -8℃ (19℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Ljubljana 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. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Ljubljana in May – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Find out everything you need to know about when to visit Ljubljana below, including detailed information about the weather and tools to help you find the best prices and book your trip.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

August

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Ljubljana seasons

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

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 Ljubljana 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.

Ljubljana 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 Ljubljana 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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JUL
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DEC

Ljubljana in January

  • Average temperature: -0℃ (32℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 9 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Ljubljana in February

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Ljubljana in March

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 56mm (2") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Ljubljana in April

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") 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 Ljubljana in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Ljubljana in May

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 85mm (3") over 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Ljubljana in June

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 62mm (2") over 16 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ljubljana in June, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Ljubljana in July

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Ljubljana in August

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 11 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Ljubljana in September

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 69mm (3") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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

Ljubljana in October

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 51mm (2") over 10 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Ljubljana in November

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 75mm (3") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Ljubljana in December

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 59mm (2") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ljubljana 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 Ljubljana is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 26℃ (79℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Ljubljana is generally around April. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in April first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Ljubljana is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Ljubljana, 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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