The Istrian climate is Mediterranean, with warm and dry summers and mild and pleasant winters, including 2.388 sunny hours per year, while insolation measures 10 hours in the summer.
The annual average of air temperatures along the southern part of the coast is about 16°C. July and August are the warmest, with the average temperature of about 24°C. The period when the daytime middle of the air temperature is higher than 10°C approximately lasts for 260 days a year, while hot weather, with a daily maximum above 30°C, lasts for maximally twenty days.
The quantity of rainfall increases from the west coast towards the interior. Characteristic winds are bura, jugo and maestral. Bura blows northwards-southwards and it brings dry and clear skies. The warm wind jugo brings rain, while the mild maestral blows in the summer, from the sea to the continent.
Sea temperature is the lowest in March when it ranges between 9 and 11 °C, while it is the highest in August with 24 °C.
What to bring?
During winter season it is recommended to pack some warm clothing in spite of the mild Mediterranean climate. The temperatures seldom drop below the freezing point but some winds might be unpleasant in the winter.
Starting in March, the spring can bring some rain showers, the beaches are less crowded and the prices drop. The weather, however, remains stable and the water is still agreeably warm. It’s recommended to bring some sports clothing for plenty of activities that can be enjoyed on the Istrian peninsula during that time.
This is the best period to visit Medulin, especially for people looking for fun and excitement. It’s recommended to bring some swimmsuits, beach and sports clothing and enjoy hot summer days and nights.
People who hate autumn could surely change their minds if they decide to visit Medulin in this perioid. It’s recommended to bring rain gear regardless of the fact that there are plenty of sunny days in autumn. You can visit local taverns and taste Istrian specialities, the local wines and the olive oils, discovering amazing routes by bike.