The climate of Novi Sad is continental, with cold winters and hot summers.
The city is the second largest in Serbia, and is located north-west of Belgrade, on the banks of the Danube river. Due to its northern location, it is exposed to cold spells. The temperature dropped to -30.7 °C (-23.2 °F) in January 1963, to -27.6 °C (-17.7 °F) in January 1987, to -24 °C (-11.2 °F) in December 1996, and to -28.7 °C (-19.7 °F) in February 2012. In summer, during heat waves it can exceed 35 °C (95 °F). The highest record is 41.6 °C (106.9 °F), set in July 2007.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 0.3 °C (33 °F), that of the warmest months (July, August) is of 21.8 °C (71 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Novi Sad - Average temperatures
Min (°C)-3-226111416151172-2
Max (°C)461218232628282418105
Min (°F)272836435257615952453628
Max (°F)394354647379828275645041

Precipitation amounts to 650 millimeters (25.6 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 30 mm (1.2 in) in the driest month (February) to 95 mm (3.7 in) in the wettest (June). Here is the average precipitation.
Novi Sad - Average precipitation

On average, there are around 2,135 sunshine hours per year. The sun is not often seen in winter, while in summer it shines for a good number of hours. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Novi Sad - Sunshine

Novi Sad

Best Time

The best times to visit Novi Sad are spring and autumn, and in particular, the months of May, June and September: daytime temperatures are pleasant, although it's better to bring a sweater and a jacket for the evening. In July and August, the temperature is usually not too hot, however, there is the risk of some very hot days, which can happen, though more rarely, also in the second half of June and in the first half of September.