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

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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.

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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 Zadar, Croatia

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Zadar is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the lovely Crkva svetog Donata, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Arheološki Muzej, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Zadar is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the lovely Crkva svetog Donata, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Arheološki Muzej, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Zadar is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the lovely Crkva svetog Donata, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Arheološki Muzej, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you go to Zadar in April, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the lovely Crkva svetog Donata, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Arheološki Muzej, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

In May, Zadar is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s 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:

If you are going to check out the lovely Crkva svetog Donata, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Arheološki Muzej, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you go to Zadar in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the lovely Crkva svetog Donata, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Arheološki Muzej, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you go to Zadar in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the lovely Crkva svetog Donata, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Arheološki Muzej, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

In August, Zadar is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s 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:

If you are going to check out the lovely Crkva svetog Donata, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Arheološki Muzej, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the lovely Crkva svetog Donata, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Arheološki Muzej, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you vacation in Zadar during October, you might find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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:

If you are going to check out the lovely Crkva svetog Donata, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Arheološki Muzej, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

Traveling to Zadar in November, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the lovely Crkva svetog Donata, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Arheološki Muzej, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

In December, Zadar can be very chilly. 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:

If you are going to check out the lovely Crkva svetog Donata, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Arheološki Muzej, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Zadar, Croatia

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

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