Best Time to Visit Brač - Monthly Weather and Average Temperatures

When travelling to island Brač, you must plan your trip according to the weather and current temperatures. 

Sometimes this planning can be hard due to unpredictable weather conditions that are common outside the high summer season. But, in general, the weather on the island is mild and temperatures are pleasant throughout the year. 

Island Brač monthly temperatures and average number of rain days
avg monthly temperatures brac

Summer and swimming season

The swimming season starts already in mid June and ends in mid September. During this period the sea temperatures are higher than 20°C (68°F).

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Sometimes a rainy day or two can ruin your beach day in June and September but in general, most of the time it is warm and sunny.

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July and August are the peaks of the summer with temperatures higher than 30°C (86°F). In recent years, the temperature is closer to 40°C (104°F) and during the night it doesn't go below 25°C (77°F). Rain falls extremely rarely and just in the form of short summer storms.

Late spring and early fall

If you ask us, late spring and early fall are the best times to visit Brač. From mid May to mid June weather is often warm and dry - perfect for exploring the island. Nights can still be chilly, so pack some light jackets.

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The sea temperature is getting just above 20°C (68°F). That is some kind of lower limit for swimming but you will see many brave swimmers. Especially after a few warm and sunny days.

From mid September to mid October the weather is very similar with just one difference. At this time of the year, the sea is often warmer than in the late spring so you will have more chances to have a great beach vacation

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Anyone who wants to avoid the summer crowds, but still wants to be sure to have warm summer weather should aim for early September or late June.

Two faces of spring

Simply put, spring on the island Brač has two faces. One is warm and sunny calling you to the beach and the other is rather chilly and windy.

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From mid March to mid May the weather is generally mild and pleasant. The same goes for the period from mid October to mid December. The nights are cold, but during the daylight, you can enjoy all outdoor activities. The only thing that sometimes spoils the mood is the more frequent rain and strong southerly wind called Jugo

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Jugo is a humid and warm wind, which often brings rain and bad moods to local people. Usually, it does not blow strongly, but sometimes it may cause problems in ferry traffic to the mainland.

Mild winter sent away by the wind

During winter time temperatures rarely drop below zero degrees Celsius (32°F) and snow may appear once or twice a year on Vidova Gora, the highest peak of the island Brač.

Winter on the island is marked by a north wind called Bura. It is a dry, cool wind, so if you feel very cold on a sunny cloudless day that’s Bura. It can be very violent, causing traffic problems such as closed highways and airports and ferries locked at the harbours. Although it may sound scary, the locals love Bura as it brings chilly and fresh air and you should definitely experience life on an island when it is cut off from the mainland for a few days.

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According to the legend, which turns out to be true almost every year, winter ends with three strong Bura winds in March called 3 marčane bure.

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