The climate of Zlatibor is moderately continental, with cold winters, with temperatures often below freezing (0 °C or 32 °F), and mild to pleasantly warm summers.
The city is located in the southwest of Serbia, at an altitude of 1,000 meters (3,300 ft), and is the capital of the district of the same name. The snow covers the ground for 114 days a year.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of -1.6 °C (29 °F), that of the warmest month (August) is of 18.1 °C (65 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Zlatibor - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)-5-5-138111313950-4
Max (°C)2381218212323191483
Min (°F)232330374652555548413225
Max (°F)363746546470737366574637

Precipitation amounts to 1,015 millimeters (40 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 65 mm (2.6 in) in the driest month (January) to 110 mm (4.3 in) in the wettest (June). Here is the average precipitation.
Zlatibor - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)657075809511095801008090851015
Prec.(in)2.62.833.13.74.33.73.13.93.13.53.340
Days151516171615121112121316171

On average, there are around 2,015 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Zlatibor - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours345578987542

Zlatibor

Best Time


The best time to visit Zlatibor runs from mid-May to mid-September, since it is the warmest and sunniest period of the year. Sometimes, it can be hot in July and August, while in other circumstances, nights can be cool or even a little cold even in these months, so it can be useful to bring a sweatshirt or sweater and a light jacket for the evening.