When you are on your holiday or on a sailing trip in the area of Zadar, the weather is of course a key factor. Situated in the Mediterranean climate zone on the Adriatic coast, the weather in Zadar is characterized by hot and dry summer and winters with temperatures above 0 degrees Celsius. In the main season (July and August) temperatures about 30 degrees is quite common, it occasionally also happened that a high pressure pushed the temperature above 35 degrees and even close to 40 degrees Celsius.
The month May, June and September are usually characterized by nice and sunny weather with temperatures up to 25 degrees (in June a bit higher). These months can specially be recommended for those who do not like it to warm. September is especially suitable for those who want to spend lots of time on the beach with out to much crows, the water is still warm from the strong sun in July and August.
Weather forecast for Zadar:
The local weather forecast for the next 7 days in Zadar can be found on the pages of Prognoza which is based on actual land measurement combined with satellite. On this page you also find daily forecasts and forecast for other cities in Croatia.
For sailors we recommend the windfinder forecast or Prognoza which also has a quite good nautical forecast. Since winds in the Adriatic can change very quickly, it is good to check the forecast before going to the Sea.
For sailors we can also recommend to check the Port authority board which brings you up to date information and important announcements of the Port Authority of Dubrovnik, Ploce, Split, Sibenik, Zadar and Rijeka
If you want to know what the temperatures were like in Zadar in the past, visit the historical weather forecast page.