Climate and Average Weather in Slovenia

Despite its small size, Slovenia has a surprising variety of climates. There is a continental climate in the north-east, a severe Alpine climate in the high mountain regions and a sub-Mediterranean climate at the coastal area.

The temperatures in the south-west are very pleasant throughout the year. If you go further inland the temperatures are lower and during winter the chance of snow greater. Summers in Slovenia are very warm, with lots of sun and high temperatures between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius (77 - 86°Fahrenheit). Often the temperature rises above 30 degrees Celsius (86°F) during summer.

Especially in the coastal areas of Slovenia you can enjoy wonderful, pleasant summer months making July and August a great time to visit. Spring is also considered a pleasant period by many tourists. The temperatures are lower than in summer, making the country very suitable for an active holiday. The temperature in this season is around 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and there is less precipitation than during summer.

Slovenia is a relatively wet country, mainly due to its location. The north-west of Slovenia is one of the wettest regions in Europe. Because of the relatively large amount of precipitation you will find beautiful, green nature reserves in Slovenia.

Interested in more detailed Weather and Climate information?
Please select the city below you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.

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