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Međugorje weather – The best time to visit Međugorje 

Međugorje weather is similar to other Mediterranean climates which most often have hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters. So how about your next holiday to be one of the most famous Roman Catholic pilgrimage destinations in the world? 

Međugorje weather

Where is Međugorje?

Međugorje is a city in Bosnia–Herzegovina often called informally Bosnia. The country is located in South and Southeast Europe. Sarajevo is the capital and largest city. And Međugorje is part of Herzegovina, near the border of Croatia.

Religious tourism began to develop after the appearance of Mary in 1981. With annual visits around a million Catholics from around the world. Unlike the Marian shrine in Lourdes, with 6 mil. tourists a year, Međugorje still retains crowded, in which pilgrims find peace.

Religious tourism in Međugorje

Places you should visit

  • Church of St. James
  • Statue of the Risen Christ
  • Hill Križevac
  • Apparition Hill or Podbrdo
  • Blue cross

Međugorje weather

As for the Mediterranean countries nearby, August is the warmest part of the year in Međugorje. Then temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (84℉) during the day or early afternoon. In the same month, there is the least amount of rain. The rainiest time of year in Međugorje is generally around November. Although the weather season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too. 

So if you want to get the most out of your time visiting Međugorje, in August are usually the longest days, between sunrise and sunset. But if you do not like high temperatures periods in the beginning and of the season will suit you better. You should consider then visiting Međugorje in May, June, and September as well.

Međugorje weather 2

If you need additional information or assistance with the Međugorje visit, send us an inquiry. It will be our pleasure to help you.

What to pack?

If you’re traveling to Međugorje in December, January and February make sure you are warmly dressed. For the trip at this time of year, pack a thick winter jacket, boots, gloves, hat, and extra layers of clothing because it is always very cold.

Međugorje weather 3

For a March, April, and October, November trip pack a warm jacket, sweater, thicker pants, and coat.

In May for the evening pack a coat or sweater, and during the daylight clothing. If you’re heading to Medjugorje in June, July, August, and September make sure to pack T-shirts, shorts, short dresses for the day, and maybe a light sweater for the evenings because it can cool down a bit.

Međugorje weather - average temperature

In the first quarter of the year average temperature is below 10 ℃ (below 50℉). In April and May temperatures are between 10 and 20 ℃ (up to 68℉) and in June and July around above 30℃ during day. It can reach, up to 40℃, with night temperatures are between 17 and 20 ℃.

Some interesting facts about Međugorje

  • Medjugorje literally means “between two mountains”
  • At that time, Medjugorje was part of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which is the name for the former socialist state. And the entire government in the country was held by the Communist Party
  • All priests were who had anything to do with the Međugorje apparitions at that time, were the subject of persecution.
  • The secret services tried to destroy all information about Međugorje.
  • According to the events in Medjugorje in 1981, the film, named Our Lady, was shot in 1995. The role of Friar Jozo Zovko, who is being interrogated by the police, was played by Martin Sheen.

If you are interested to visit Međugorje contact us! Our organized group departures with local tourist guides could suit your needs. The extra bonus is a great dinner program with delicious local cuisine and music. Call us, write to us or leave a message, we will answer!

If you need any help and would like to receive an offer please write us, call us or use contact page.

Thank you for your lovely interest

Your CTC Team, K. G.

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