Because of its location in the center of the Balkan Peninsula, Serbia is characterized by a climate that reflects the influences of both continental Europe that the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. The north of the country has continental climate, with cold winters and hot, humid summers. While the southern regions of Serbia are more influenced by the Mediterranean Sea with warmer temperatures and dry summers, while during the winter continentality takes over with cold and snow even in these regions of the country.
Serbia has a climate that can be divided into two distinct areas, the southern part of the country is in part influenced by the Mediterranean climate, which causes very hot and dry summers, while winters are cold and snowy.
The northern part of Serbia is affected by the continental climate that is manifested by rainy but sultry summers and snowy and cold winters, rainfall is uniformly distributed throughout the year. In summer, average temperatures in the capital Belgrade, vary between 27°C and 16°C and in winter between -3°C and 3°C.
The amount of rainfall varies greatly from region to region, Vojvodina is the driest region of the country, there are average annual rainfall values in this area around 550 mm, while in some mountainous regions there are nearly 2000 mm per year of rain. Spring and autumn are the relatively rainy period, in winter most of the precipitation is snow.
WHEN TO GO TO SERBIA
The spring and summer months are the best ones to visit Serbia.
THE CLIMATE OF SERBIA: CLIMATE TABLES
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|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|