For the 9th year in a row there will be no White Christmas in Croatia.
The short-term forecast shows snow is coming, but not in time for Sunday. As DHMZ met service forecast, Christmas Eve will be sunny for most parts of the country.
On the Adriatic cost temperatures will hit a high of 16°C and a low of between 4°C. Inland Croatia will see highs of around 5 °C and lows of between -7 and -2°C.
On Christmas Day Croatia will be cloudy, even on the coast with some sunny periods expected in Istria and Kvarner.
In Zagreb highs of 6°C and lows of -2°C are expected, whilst in Split temperatures will reach 12°C with a low of 5°C.
In Dubrovnik temperatures will be similar to Split with a high of 13°C.
Whilst this Christmas will not be a white one, snow is coming. After plenty of sunshine next week snow is forecast to arrive for inland Croatia, including Zagreb, on Thursday.
Slavonia in the east is however expected to miss Thursday’s snowfall.
According to Met Office, the last time there was a white Christmas in Croatia was back in 2007 when 12 cm of snow fell.