Hvar is a very special island in terms of climate. The winters are in fact quite mild, and the summers, hot but never sultry, are characterised by a very high number of hours of sunshine, more than 2700 throughout the year, making it possible to bathe from practically the middle of May to the end of October. Late spring, summer and early autumn are therefore the best times to visit Hvar, and are also the periods when the influx of tourists is greatest.
The climatic conditions on the island of Hvar are therefore purely Mediterranean, but with a rather narrow temperature range between summer and winter. Suffice it to say that snow falls about once every 20 years, and that the highest temperature ever recorded on the island is 37 °C, recorded in the summer of 1935. This allows vegetation to grow throughout the year, with a very wide variety of plant species, and crops to thrive throughout the year.
The hottest months of the year in Weather Hvar are June, July and August, when the monthly average temperature reaches 29 °C, while the coldest months of February and January the thermometer drops up to 5 °C.
In Weather Hvar rainiest months of the year are December and November during which monthly rainfall average reaches 111 mm. On the other side, driest months are August and July when the average rainfall is reduced to 24 mm per month.
June, August and July are sunniest months of the year. During that months, from sunrise to sunset there are 11 total light hours in Weather Hvar. In February, January, November and December daylight hours are reduced to 4.
Months of the year when sea water is warmer are September, July and August, average temperature is around 25 °C.