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Sarajevo Climate & Temperature

  • Sarajevo, Bosnia And Herzegovina is at 4352'N, 1826'E, 638 m (2093 ft). See map.
  • Sarajevo has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Sarajevo is situated in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.6 degrees Celsius (49.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.8 °C (35.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental. Sarajevo Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 4°C (39.3°F) on average falling to -3.2°C (26.3°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 15.3°C (59.5°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 4.5°C (40.1°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 24.8°C (76.6°F) and average low temperatures are 12.3°C (54.1°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 16.1°C (60.9°F) during the day and lows of 5.7°C (42.2°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 932.4 mm (36.7 inches) which is equivalent to 932.4 Litres/m (22.87 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1880 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Sarajevo you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Mokairau, Pakarae, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Sarajevo Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (37) 6 (43) 10 (51) 15 (59) 20 (69) 23 (74) 26 (78) 26 (78) 22 (72) 17 (62) 10 (49) 4 (38) 15 (59)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (30) 2 (35) 5 (41) 9 (49) 14 (57) 17 (63) 19 (66) 19 (65) 15 (59) 10 (51) 5 (42) 0 (33) 10 (49)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (24) -2 (28) 1 (33) 4 (40) 9 (47) 11 (53) 13 (55) 13 (55) 10 (49) 6 (42) 2 (35) -3 (27) 5 (41)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 71 (3) 67 (3) 70 (3) 74 (3) 82 (3) 91 (4) 80 (3) 71 (3) 70 (3) 77 (3) 94 (4) 85 (3) 932 (37)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 16 (52) 14 (50) 13 (42) 13 (43) 16 (52) 14 (47) 12 (39) 8 (26) 9 (30) 12 (39) 15 (50) 15 (48) 157 (43)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 1h 58' 3h 26' 4h 27' 5h 26' 6h 01' 7h 32' 8h 40' 8h 56' 6h 54' 4h 21' 2h 14' 1h 42' 5h 08'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 18' 10h 24' 11h 51' 13h 23' 14h 42' 15h 23' 15h 05' 13h 57' 12h 27' 10h 54' 9h 36' 8h 57' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 22 (78) 34 (66) 38 (62) 41 (59) 41 (59) 49 (51) 58 (42) 65 (35) 56 (44) 41 (59) 24 (76) 19 (81) 43 (57)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 26.3 35.6 46.4 58.1 66.3 69.6 66.5 58.2 46.8 35.3 26.1 22.7 46.4

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