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

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Traveling to Rijeka, Croatia? If you're planning to go to Rijeka, we've got 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 Rijeka, Croatia

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

Important essentials for Rijeka, Croatia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Rijeka, 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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Rijeka is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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March

March here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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April

In April, Rijeka is relatively cool. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Rijeka, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

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May

May in Rijeka is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

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June

June here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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July

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

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August

If you are traveling to Rijeka in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you visit Rijeka during September, you may see that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally around 50 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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October

In October, Rijeka is relatively cool. 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 Rijeka, with of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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November

In November, Rijeka is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Rijeka, with of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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December

December in Rijeka is cold and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Rijeka, Croatia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Rijeka.

Castle hopping? For Trsat Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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