Zadar, where it's located

The climate of Zadar is Mediterranean, with mild, rainy winters and hot, sunny summers.
Zadar (Zara in Italian) is located in Dalmatia, on the Adriatic coast.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 7.6 °C (46 °F), that of the warmest months (July, August) is of 23.8 °C (75 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Zadar - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)446914171919161286
Max (°C)111114172125282824201512
Min (°F)393943485763666661544643
Max (°F)525257637077828275685954

Precipitation amounts to 870 millimeters (34.3 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 30 mm (1.2 in) in the driest month (July) to 105 mm (4.1 in) in the wettest ones (September, October, November). Here is the average precipitation.
Zadar - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)756565706555305010510510585870
Prec.(in)32.62.62.82.62.21.224.14.14.13.334.3
Days9898663468101089

On average, there are around 2,570 sunshine hours per year: therefore, the amount of sunshine is good. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Zadar - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours456791011108644

The sea temperature ranges between 12 °C (54 °F) and 25 °C (77 °F). The sea is warm enough for swimming from July to September. Here are the average sea temperatures.
Zadar - Sea temperature
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temp (°C)131213141822242523201715
Temp (°F)555455576472757773686359

Zadar

Best Time


The best times to visit Zadar are spring and autumn, namely the months of May and September. In June, the weather is often excellent, but it can sometimes get hot, especially in the second half of the month.
To go to the beach, the best months are July and August. In June, the sea is still a little cool.