Weather

Weather

Climate in Trebinje is Mediterranean with short mild winters and long hot summers. Autumns are much warmer than springs and snow is very rare. Trebinje is the warmest city in the Republic of Srpska and in Bosnia and Herzegovina as well (along with Mostar and Neum). The average annual temperature in the city is 16.6° C (1981 to 2012), the average January temperature is 8.3° C, while the average July temperature is 26.5° C. Summer temperatures often rise above 40° C, and in winter it sometimes goes below 0° C. The highest recorded temperature was 42.5° C, on July 22nd, 2007. The lowest recorded temperature was -8° C, on January 14th 1968. The average annual rainfall is 1.624 mm. On July 21st 2015 at midnight, the temperature measured in Trebinje was 33.3° C, and according to the data RHMZ RS (Hydro-Meteorologic Agency of the Republic of Srpska) that was the highest midnight temperature ever recorded in the territory of BIH. The city has about 260 sunny days a year. Trebinje is one of the sunniest cities in the Balkans. Snowing in Trebinje is really rare, and when it falls it stays for few hours only. Characteristic winds in Trebinje are Bura and Yugo (South Wind). Bura blows from the northeast, bringing cold and clear weather. Yugo blows from the southeast, bringing warm and rainy weather. Yugo usually blows in winter. The climate is suitable for growing a large number of palm trees and citrus fruits (figs, pomegranates, tangerines, lemons, oranges, grapefruit, olives, grapes).