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Montenegro climate: when to go to Montenegro

The climate along the coast of Montenegro has the typical characteristics of the Mediterranean climate, while just a few kilometers from the coast has features typically of the continental climate, in the higher mountain ranges the climate becomes Alpine with frequent and persistent snow throughout the winter.

Along the coast the climate is mild with warm and dry summers, while winters are mild and rainy, in the interior of Montenegro seasonal variations in temperature are marked, the winters are very cold and snowy, while summers are hot and relatively less rainy.

The rain falls abundant in the mountainous areas, making Montenegro one of the wettest areas of the European continent, in the mountains near the Bay of Kotor precipitations arrive at values ​​close to 5,000 mm per year. In the mountains of the interior snow falls abundant for about 4 months a year, usually between December and March.

The sea water of Montenegro has temperatures between 14-15 ° C in winter and 24-25 ° C in summer. The sea water temperature exceeds 21 ° C between late May and late October, reaching 25 ° C in August.


The best time for a trip to Montenegro are the months of spring and summer, those between May and September.


PODGORICA (48 meters)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 1,4 9,5 192  12,2
February 3,2 11,3 167  11,9
March 5,8 14,9 159  11,6
April 9,1 19,1 145  12,5
May 13,5 24,2 88  9,8
June 17,3 28,2 63  8,9
July 20,3 31,7 39  5,7
August 20,2 31,6 66  6,0
September 16,5 27,4 120  6,8
October 11,6 22,7 164  10,1
November 6,8 15,4 238  13,8
December 2,9 11,0 217  13,1
YEAR 10,7 20,6 1658  122,4

Month Sea Water Temperature °C
January 14
February 14
March 14
April 15
May 18
June 22
July 24
August 25
September 23
October 21
November 18
December 15

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