The location of the islands in the Adriatic Sea and the Mediterranean, means that the islands of Hvar and Vrboska enjoy a favorable Mediterranean climate, warm winters and hot summers. The Mediterranean climate of the island of Hvar is particularly mild. Snow and temperatures below 0 ° C are rare.
The annual amount of precipitation is from 500 to 750 mm, mostly in the winter, while the summers are mostly dry. The island of Hvar has the longest insolation in Croatia (average 2718 hours per year). Forest and macchia occupy about 50% of the area.