RAB ISLAND WEATHER THROUGH THE YEAR
Rab island weather can be categorised as a very pleasant Mediterranean climate, with mild winters and moderate to hot summers. Such a climate can be thanked to mountain chain Kamenjak that protects it from cold northern wind in winter and early spring. In addition to storms from the Southeast in the fall is a hot and humid wind - "Jugo", regularly bringing rain. In the summer months, usually there is a mild breeze blowing, a pleasant breeze that moderates the summer heat. Rab island has approximately 91 completely sunny days and is in one of the sunniest parts of Europe.
RAB ISLAND WEATHER - CURRENT AND FORECAST
ISLAND RAB AVERAGE TEMPERATURES AND CONDITIONS
During summer there are only 9 cloudy days on average. Number of sunny hours is 2479 a year, or 6 hours a day. In July the average is 12 hours of sunshine a day. Island Rab has annually around 1042 mm of precipitation. The sea temperature is relatively high, which favors the development of tourism, because it is pleasant to swim from May to the end of October. The average annual temperature is 15.75 ° C. The average sea temperature from May to October is over 20 ° C, 12 ° in winter. The average temperature of the year: 16.8 ° C - average air temperature in summer: 26 ° C , and average air temperature in winter: 8 ° C..
WEATHER DURING TOURIST SEASON
Taking into account Rab island weather during the main tourist season, there are not many extreme conditions or dangers. However, it is not unusual that after a couple of very hot days, summer storms happen in a form of Bura (North dry wind) or Jugo (humid wind from the South accompanied by rain). Summer storms might pick up in a very sudden manner but are usually forecasted. It is always recommended if you are sailing, boating or seafaring in any form, to heed those warnings.