Bosnia & Herzegovina weather

Read our complete guide to the weather in Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Bosnia & Herzegovina. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Bosnia & Herzegovina (Sarajevo) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina weather overview

With a mountainous interior and large rivers to its north and east, the climate of Bosnia and Herzegovina is similar to that of Eastern Europe: broadly hot in the summer, very cold in the winter but changeable all year round. The mountains can attract heavy rain at any time and winters can be fierce with snow lying in the hills for long periods.

The north is, by and large, colder and rainier than the south. Winters are gloomy here with little sunlight and temperatures often plunging into the minus scale. Best time to visit is between April and September, when you can expect pleasantly warm days and mild evenings. Always be prepared for showers, though.

What to pack for Bosnia and Herzegovina weather

Take very warm clothing and waterproofs in the winter. In the summer, lightweight clothing is tine unless you are heading for the north where warmer clothing will be needed.

More about Bosnia & Herzegovina

Which is the hottest month in Bosnia & Herzegovina?

The hottest time of year in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 24°C.

Which month has the most rain in Bosnia & Herzegovina?

In terms of rainfall, November is usually the wettest month in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina with 97mm on average. There are normally 14 days in November with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Bosnia & Herzegovina?

The sunniest time of year in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina is normally August with bright sunshine on average for 55% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the time difference between Bosnia & Herzegovina and the UK?

The time difference between Bosnia & Herzegovina and the UK is GMT+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in Bosnia & Herzegovina?

The main languages spoken in Bosnia & Herzegovina are Bosnian and Croatian.

What is the currency in Bosnia & Herzegovina?

The currency in Bosnia & Herzegovina is the Bosnian Mark (BAM).

Send money to Bosnia & Herzegovina with XE Money Transfers* and Monito*.

Which plugs are used in Bosnia & Herzegovina?

Bosnia & Herzegovina uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Bosnia & Herzegovina?

They drive on the right side of the road in Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Compare Bosnia & Herzegovina weather with the USA

Below the Bosnia & Herzegovina weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo) and the USA (Washington).

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