Istria, Croatia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Istria, Croatia? If you're planning to go to Istria, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Istria, Croatia

Based on the climate and weather in Istria, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Istria, Croatia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Istria, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Istria, Croatia by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you are traveling to Istria in January, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Istria is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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March

If you are traveling to Istria in March, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

April in Istria is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

If you visit Istria during May, you are likely to notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

If you vacation in Istria during June, you might find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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July

If you are traveling to Istria in July, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August in Istria is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

September in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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October

In October, Istria is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Istria, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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November

If you go to Istria in November, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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December

In December, Istria can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Istria, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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