Avg weather in January
9 Hrs per day
49 mm per month
71 % avg
8 Mph avg


What’s the weather like in Rovinj in January?

The Rovinj weather in January is mild and sometimes cold, which is what you’d expect from a Croatian coastal resort in winter. The sun still shines for several hours though and temperatures are around 8°C, with less rainfall than in the autumn.

Geographical influences

Found in Croatia’s popular Istrian peninsular, in the north of the country, Rovinj has a slightly cooler and wetter climate compared to resorts in the south. North east winds, known as the bura, can sometimes reach this pretty harbour town in winter.


You’ll probably need a showerproof jacket if you visit Rovinj in January, but generally the resort’s mild and not too wet. The average daytime high temperature this month’s 8°C, which is quite warm for winter in mainland Europe, and sunshine can last for up to five hours a day. The wind speed’s moderate at just 8mph. The rainfall average for this month in Rovinj is 49mm with about 12 rainy days on average. Taking a dip in the Adriatic Sea isn’t an option as the temperature drops to a chilly 11°C. The weather in Rovinj in January means you need a warm layer when you’re exploring the town.

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