Climate in Jugovzhodna Slovenija

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Jugovzhodna Slovenija in a height of 298m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Jugovzhodna Slovenija is one of the coldest regions in Slovenia with an average daily high temperature of only 16 degrees centigrade. The climate widely corresponds to Central European weather conditions. It is cold, wet and a few beautiful summer months are also happening during a year. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from May to September. Less attractive are the cold months from November to March.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Jugovzhodna Slovenija
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 10 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in the region of Jugovzhodna Slovenija. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Jugovzhodna Slovenija
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 12 rainy days, May offers the most number of rainy days, and in March the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Jugovzhodna Slovenija
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 2.3 mm, the least rain falls in January. September, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Jugovzhodna Slovenija
Warm air can absorb more moisture than cold air. The relative humidity indicates how much moisture of the physically possible is actually contained in the air. At high humidity, the person feels uncomfortable and perceives this as oppressive. In general, a relative humidity of 40-60% gives as pleasant. With humidity averaging 91%, December is the most uncomfortable. In July, on the other hand, it is easier to endure.
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in Jugovzhodna Slovenija
In warm months, there is also a higher absolute humidity almost everywhere. At a temperature of 25°C, air can absorb up to 23 grams of water per cubic meter. At 20°C, it is only 17.3 grams. A relative humidity of 40% at 25°C thus corresponds to an absolute humidity of 9.2 grams of water. From a proportion of approx. 13.5 grams, humans perceive the air as muggy. This limit is only reached in a few months in Jugovzhodna Slovenija, although these are always average values.
Humidex in °CHumidex in Jugovzhodna Slovenija
The "Humidex" (humidity index) is an index of well-being in warmer areas, calculated from the air temperature, relative humidity and dew point. The index corresponds approximately to the temperature felt. At high temperatures, the body transports heat away by sweating. At high humidity the ambient air can only absorb a small amount of sweat and thus one feels uncomfortable. An index of 20-29 is considered comfortable. Up to 39, people perceive the air as slightly uncomfortable, and above 40, as very uncomfortable. Values above 45 are dangerous in the long run and often lead to heat stroke.
Map of Jugovzhodna Slovenija

Most important cities in the region »Jugovzhodna Slovenija«

Only very small villages are located here. The two biggest are Novo Mesto and Kocevje. The region has a west-east extension of about 60 km and over 50 km from north to south.

It consists of the 19 municipalities Crnomelj, Dolenjske Toplice, Kocevje, Kostel, Loški Potok, Metlika, Mirna Pec, Mokronog-Trebelno, Novo Mesto, Osilnica, Ribnica, Semic, Sodražica, Straža, Trebnje, Šentjernej, Šentrupert, Škocjan and Žužemberk.

CityPopulationGeo position
Novo Mesto23,34145° 48' 14"N15° 10' 8"E
Kocevje8,67245° 38' 36"N14° 51' 48"E
Crnomelj5,77645° 34' 16"N15° 11' 20"E
Ribnica3,60445° 44' 19"N14° 43' 39"E
Trebnje3,47745° 54' 15"N15° 1' 18"E
Metlika3,27345° 38' 50"N15° 18' 51"E
Semic2,00045° 38' 46"N15° 10' 56"E
Straža1,99645° 46' 48"N15° 4' 22"E
Šentjernej1,42345° 50' 24"N15° 20' 10"E
Mirna1,39845° 57' 19"N15° 3' 43"E
Žužemberk1,05345° 50' 2"N14° 55' 45"E
Mirna Pec99045° 51' 37"N15° 4' 60"E
Sodražica83245° 45' 40"N14° 38' 8"E
Dolenjske Toplice79745° 45' 24"N15° 3' 33"E
Mokronog63745° 56' 3"N15° 8' 27"E
Hrib-Loški Potok37345° 42' 25"N14° 37' 0"E
Šentrupert32945° 58' 40"N15° 5' 44"E
Škocjan24645° 54' 24"N15° 17' 29"E
Osilnica8745° 31' 45"N14° 41' 54"E
Kostel1245° 30' 30"N14° 54' 36"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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