What’s the weather like in Dubrovnik in January?
Dubrovnik weather in January is quite cold since it’s the coolest month of the year and you won’t see much improvement in temperature until March. However, if you don’t mind packing some warmer clothes then you’ll get to enjoy Dubrovnik during one of the quietest times of the year, which is perfect for a relaxing winter getaway.
Dubrovnik is located in southern Croatia on the Adriatic Sea. It has a Mediterranean climate that differs slightly from most Mediterranean climates because it experiences a lot more winds and rainfall. Winter tends to be cold and slightly wetter than the rest of the year, so make sure to pack a waterproof jacket for your visit.
January is the coldest month of the year, which means you can expect temperatures to reach lows of 0°C at night with highs of 7°C during the daytime. There are around five hours of sunshine per day and the sun sets quite early at 4pm in the afternoon. The water is cool with an average temperature of 14°C, which is too cold for a comfortable swim. It’s quite wet in January and the average rainfall is 139mm, which means you can expect at least 13 rainy days spread over the month. Winds reach speeds of up to 12mph and tend to blow in from the east.