Serbia is a southeastern European country with an area of 88,407 km2, located on the Balkan Peninsula.
80% of the territory of Serbia is located on the Balkan Peninsula, and 20% is occupied by the Pannonian Lowland. The rugged mountains, hills and valleys of the Dinaric Alps run through Serbia west of the Morava River, while the Balkan Mountains form natural borders with Bulgaria and Romania. The highest point in Serbia is Mount Djaravica on the Prokletije mountain range, which rises at an altitude of 2665 meters above the ground. A third of the country’s territory is covered with broad-leaved forests (oak and beech predominate). Serbia has a rich variety of wild animals. The forests abound with large mammals such as deer, wild boars and bears.
The Kopaonik ski resort, mineral springs, healing mud, a rich historical excursion program, clean air and mild climate attract an increasing number of tourists to Serbia every year.
The country’s climate is continental, with cold, relatively dry winters and warm, humid summers. Precipitation ranges from 560 to 1900 mm per year, depending on the altitude. Most precipitation falls in the warm half of the year, with maxima occurring in late spring and late autumn. To learn more about the weather conditions in Serbia, the weather calendar by months will help.
Weather in Serbia in January
The average air temperature during the day in January is within 0°С…+2°С, at night the temperature fluctuates between -1°С…-4°С. It is warmer in the capital and cooler in the south. During the month, 2-4 rainy days will bring up to 55 mm of precipitation.
Weather in Serbia in February
In February, the air temperature in the country rises to +4°С…+6°С during daylight hours, and after sunset it drops to 0°С…-2°С. For a few bad days in Serbia, the rainfall reaches 45 mm.
Weather in Serbia in March
In the daytime in Serbia, meteorologists record an air temperature of + 12 ° С throughout the territory, except for the north – here it is up to + 7 ° С. At night, the thermometer readings fluctuate around +1°С…+5°С. In the country in March, 3 days with rains and up to 45 mm of precipitation are expected, and in the north – 5 days and 65 mm of precipitation.
Weather in Serbia in April
Almost throughout the country, the air temperature stays within +17°С…+18°С, at night it drops to +6°С…+9°С. It is cooler in the north: +14°С during the day and +5°С at night. In April, 30-55 mm of precipitation falls in 2-4 rainy days, and the largest amount is recorded in the northern city of Zlatibor – 75 mm.
Weather in Serbia in May
The average air temperature during daylight hours in the country ranges from +17°С to +22°С. After sunset, the mercury columns of thermometers drop to +8°С…+13°С. The level of precipitation this month rises to 90 mm, and in the north – up to 120 mm.
Weather in Serbia in June
At the beginning of summer, the air in Serbia warms up to +22…+27°C. At night, the air masses in the country cool down to +10°С…+16°С. In June, 2-4 rainy days will bring up to 55 mm of precipitation, and in the north in 8 days the level of precipitation will reach 90 mm.
Weather in Serbia in July
The air temperature in July reaches +25°С…+30°С in the daytime. At night, the thermometers fluctuate between +13°С…+18°С. During the month, for 5 rainy days, the level of precipitation reaches 60 mm, in the east – without precipitation.
Weather in Serbia in August
In August, the air temperature during the day is within +25…+30°С. At night, the air masses cool down to +12°С…+18°С. This month, no precipitation is expected in the east, while the rest of the country receives up to 40 mm of precipitation in 1-3 rainy days.
Weather in Serbia in September
In September in Serbia during daylight hours the air temperature fluctuates from +20°С to +25°С. At night it gets cooler +10°С…+15°С. Precipitation gradually increases to 25 mm in the east and 65 mm in the rest of the country.
Weather in Serbia in October
In the daytime in Serbia, meteorologists record air mass temperatures of +16°С throughout the territory, except for the northern region – up to +13°С here. At night, the thermometer readings fluctuate around +6°С…+10°С. In the country in October, 2-3 days are expected with rain and precipitation up to 48 mm.
Weather in Serbia in November
The average air temperature in November during the day is within +8°С…+10°С. And in the dark, the thermometer drops to + 3 ° С… + 6 ° С. Two rainy days will bring up to 35 mm of precipitation to the country.
Weather in Serbia in December
The average air temperature during daylight hours in the country ranges from +2°С to +4°С. After sunset, the mercury columns of thermometers drop to the level of 0°C… -1°C. This month, no precipitation is expected in the east, while the rest of the country receives up to 35 mm of precipitation in 1-2 rainy days.