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Best Times to Visit Ljubljana

The best time to visit Ljubljana is from April to May or from September to October. These spring and fall months offer comfortable (albeit occasionally cool) weather for sightseeing, plus lower hotel prices than the peak summer season and the busy winter holidays. June, July and August – Ljubljana's summer months – boast warmer temperatures (think: mid- to high 70s during the day) that attract hordes of tourists, causing accommodation rates to increase and crowds at top attractions to swell. Meanwhile, November through March (or late fall through early spring) sees lower prices at hotels (except around Christmas and New Year's), but daytime temps rarely climb out of the 30s and 40s.

Weather in Ljubljana

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Data sourced from the National Climatic Data Center

April-May

Budget-conscious travelers who don't want to don thick layers and rub elbows with other tourists while exploring Ljubljana should consider visiting in April or May. The second and third months of spring offer thinner crowds – and therefore less expensive room rates – than the region's peak summer season. What's more, average daytime temps range from the high 50s to high 60s, with evening temps sitting in the low to high 40s. Although vacationers will need to bring a jacket, winter gear like snow boots and gloves aren't necessary. Rain showers occasionally occur, so packing an umbrella is recommended.

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June-August

If you don't mind thick tourist crowds and pricier accommodations (by Ljubljana standards), then you may want to arrive during the summer months. On average, daytime temps sit in the mid- to high 70s. Skies are mostly clear, though you'll likely encounter a rain shower or two, especially in June, the wettest month of the year. Festivals are also plentiful throughout the season. Popular events include the Ljubljana Festival and Ana Desetnica, a multiday street festival with theater performances.

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September-October

Another ideal time to visit is in September or October, the start of Ljubljana's autumn season. Both of these months offer average daytime temps in the high 50s to low 70s, as well as lower hotel rates. Plus, you'll have more breathing room at the city's must-see sights. Keep in mind, evening temps dip into the 40s by October, so you'll want to pack a jacket. And remember to bring an umbrella since October is Ljubljana's second-wettest month of the year.

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November-March

Despite the chillier temps, the colder months still beckon to festivalgoers. In November, foodies and oenophiles can attend Gourmet Ljubljana and the November edition of the Ljubljana Wine Route. Meanwhile, December and early January appeal to travelers who want to celebrate Christmas. But remember, the influx of tourists during the winter holidays means hotels raise their prices and may be harder to secure as Christmas nears. Avoid the holidays to score lower room rates. Vacationers should also pack for the weather: Snow is common, and average temperatures generally hover between the high 20s and low 50s.

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