Skip to main content

Essential Tips

Home > News & Event > GPC > Place > Essential Tips

Climate / Temperatures / Rainfall

July is the hottest month in Dubrovnik with an average temperature of 25°C (77°F) and the coldest is January at 9°C (48°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 13 in August. The wettest month is November with an average of 198mm of rain. The best month to swim in the sea is in August when the average sea temperature is 25°C (77°F).

October Weather Forecast

Currency

HRK called Kuna s the official currency of Croatia.
1EUR = 7.4 HRK (on 20th August, 2018)

Electrical Current

Electrical supply is 230V, 50Hz AC. Croatia uses the standard European (round-pronged) plugs.

Language

As expected, Croatian is the most popular language in the country, and 95% of the population are Croatian native speakers. Before Croatia adopted Croatian as its official language in the 19th century, Latin was the official language. A form of Serbo-Croatian language, which is a blend of Serbian and Croatian, was used in Croatia between 1945 and 1991. Croatian consists of three dialects, namely Shtokavian, Kajkavian, and Chakavian. The language uses the Latin alphabet.

Drinking Water

Tap water in Croatia is safe to drink. More than 87% of the population in Croatia is connected to the public water supply system. Water from these public water supply systems is controlled regularly and is safe to drink. In the whole of the country in 2017 there was only a total of 3.1% of samples which didn’t meet the standard.