Makarska, Croatia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Makarska, Croatia? If you're planning to go to Makarska, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Makarska, Croatia

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

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

January

January in Makarska can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat

February

February in Makarska can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof boots

March

March in Makarska is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots

April

If you vacation in Makarska during April, you are likely to find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece

May

If you go to Makarska in May, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

June

In June, Makarska is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Makarska, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

Traveling to Makarska in July, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

August

August for Makarska is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

September in Makarska is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece

October

In October, Makarska is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Makarska, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella

November

If you vacation in Makarska during November, you are likely to find that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans

December

If you vacation in Makarska during December, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Makarska, Croatia

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Makarska

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