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Montenegro Weather in April: What to Expect

Spring is in the air – and Montenegro steps out of winter. But what is the weather like in Montenegro in April?

April is a great month to visit Montenegro, with warm temperatures and plenty of sunshine. Located on the Adriatic Sea, Montenegro offers stunning views of the coast and the surrounding mountains. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach vacation or an adventurous outdoor getaway, Montenegro has something for everyone.

Average Temperature in April

body of water during sunset
Coastal Sun, Credit Uta Scholl

In April, the average temperature in Montenegro ranges from 14°C to 21°C, with an average high of 19°C. The nights can be a bit cooler, with temperatures dipping down to around 10°C. While the weather can be unpredictable, the general trend is toward warmer days and milder evenings.

Here are the average temperatures for some of the popular destinations in Montenegro in April:

  • Kotor: High of 19°C, low of 10°C
  • Budva: High of 20°C, low of 12°C
  • Podgorica: High of 21°C, low of 10°C

Hours of Sunshine and Rainfall in April

Let there be sun – Credit Anastascia Dvi

April is generally a sunny month in Montenegro, with an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day. It’s also a dry month, with an average of only 6 days of rainfall throughout the month. However, it’s still a good idea to bring a light jacket or raincoat in case of unexpected rain showers. Podgorica is more prone to April showers!

Swimming in April

While the temperature in April is generally warm enough for swimming, the water in the Adriatic Sea can still be quite chilly during this time of year, with an average sea temperature of around 15°C. So, while it is possible to swim in Montenegro in April, it may not be as comfortable as swimming during the summer months. Thus if swimming is wat you are looking for, it is worth checking with your hotel if the pool is heated!

Activities and Events

April is a great time to explore the natural beauty of Montenegro, with mild temperatures and plenty of sunshine.

If interested in skiing, you may be able to catch the last few days of the ski season at Kolasin.

Visitors can take a boat trip along the coast, go hiking in the mountains, or explore the historic towns and cities. The coastal cities of Budva and Kotor are especially popular in April, with their charming old town areas and stunning sea views.

Kotor, Credit Datingscout

In addition, April is the month when Montenegro celebrates its independence from Yugoslavia with a national holiday on April 15th. This holiday is a great opportunity to experience Montenegrin culture and learn about the country’s history.


Overall, April is a great month to visit Montenegro, with warm temperatures, pleasant weather, plenty of sunshine, and a wide range of activities to enjoy. Just remember to bring a light jacket or raincoat in case of unexpected rain showers, and keep in mind that while swimming is possible, the water may be quite chilly. Be sure to explore the charming towns, cities, and natural beauty that Montenegro has to offer.

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