Croatia can be divided into three Climatic regions, according to the three defining landscape types. In the north are the Pannonian Plains, lowlands, the Adriatic coasts in the south and Central Croatia, consisting of the mountains Dinara Region, which is covered with large forests and has an alpine climate. The north-east and east of the country have a more continental climate, but the typical Mediterranean climate with mild, rainy winters and hot summer months prevails on the Croatian Adriatic coast in the west and south of Croatia. The average during the early summer months from May until autumnal October is up to 30 degrees a day, so you can enjoy the sun for up to 11 hours a day. The water temperatures are between 20 and 24 degrees between the end of May and middle of October. In spring and autumn, temperatures can still be around 20 degrees during the day, but at night it cools down to around 12 degrees.