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

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

When to go to Split, Croatia

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

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

January

January in Split is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. 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:

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

February

If you go to Split in February, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Split during March, you are likely to find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Split during April, you are likely to find that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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:

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

May

May in this region is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Split in June, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Split during July, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Dresses

August

August in Split is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

If you are traveling to Split in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Split is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Split, 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 Split
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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