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

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

When to go to Zadar, Croatia

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Zadar in January, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Zadar can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Zadar is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Zadar during May, you are likely to find 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 sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

July

If you visit Zadar during July, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Zadar during August, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Zadar is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Zadar is cool. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Zadar, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Zadar can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Zadar, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Zadar, 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 Zadar
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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