September temperature records looks set to be broken across Croatia as the country basks in a late summer heat wave…
Temperatures have been above average this week and are set to peak on Friday. Parts of the Dalmatian coast have seen temperatures not drop below 25°C at night, with Knin (37°C), Šibenik (35°C), Dubrovnik and Makarska the warmest spots on the coast.
It has not been any cooler for inland Croatia with Slavonia in the east recording 37°C. Record September temperatures could be set on Friday, the met office warns. Cooler weather is expected to arrive on Sunday.
Knin – 37.4°C – 7.9.2008.
Dubrovnik – 33.5°C – 16.9.1987.
Hvar – 34.4°C – 1.9.1878.
Split – 34.2°C – 7.9.2011.
Šibenik – 35.4°C – 30.9.1995.
Zadar – 32.0°C – 29.9.1977.