Dubrovnik weather in January (Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Croatia)

People don't tend to visit Dubrovnik in January since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Dubrovnik in January lies at 5.5°C (41.9°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around -1.3°C (29.66°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during January is high with an average of 98mm (3.9 inchec). There are generally around 13 snowy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 130 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Dubrovnik, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature -1 °C  
Max Temperature 5 °C  
Water Temperature 14 °C *  
Chance of Rain 46%  
Precipitation 98mm  
Rainy days 14 days  
Humidity 59% *  
Sunshine 130 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 44% *  

Where to stay in Dubrovnik


Where to go in Croatia in January

Find out more about the weather in Croatia in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Dubrovnik should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. You can also expect some days or nights with snow. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat. With a water temperature of around 14.0°C (57.2°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Outdoor sports

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