Climate in Skopje
(North Macedonia)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page come from the collected data of the official weather station in Skopje in a height of 302m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Skopje is one of the warmest regions in North Macedonia with an average daily high temperature of 19 degrees. 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 June to September. Less attractive are the cold months from November to March.
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Sunshine hours per day
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 11 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in the region of Skopje. In January, the sun shines the least.
Rain days per month
A rain day is a day on which at least 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 10 rain days, January offers the most rain days, while August has the fewest.
Precipitation amount in mm/day
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 0.8 mm, the least amount of rain falls in July. June, on the other hand, has the most rain.
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Map of Skopje

Most important cities in the region »Skopje«

As the capital region, it is arguably the most important part of North Macedonia.

It consists of the 13 municipalities Aracinovo, Butel, Cair, Cucer-Sandevo, Ilinden, Karpoš, Kisela Voda, Petrovec, Saraj, Sopište, Studenicani, Zelenikovo and Šuto Orizari.

CityPopulationGeo position
Skopje546,82441° 59' 47"N21° 25' 53"E
Cair64,77342° 0' 55"N21° 26' 28"E
Kisela Voda58,21641° 56' 56"N21° 30' 10"E
Butel36,15442° 1' 51"N21° 26' 48"E
Saraj25,37942° 0' 0"N21° 19' 40"E
Šuto Orizare20,80042° 2' 24"N21° 25' 30"E
Studenichani18,21941° 54' 57"N21° 31' 50"E
Ilinden16,40641° 59' 40"N21° 34' 48"E
Arachinovo12,80042° 1' 35"N21° 33' 43"E
Sopishte9,46041° 57' 17"N21° 25' 39"E
Chucher - Sandevo8,64642° 6' 13"N21° 22' 56"E
Petrovec8,29841° 56' 20"N21° 36' 54"E
Zelenikovo4,02041° 53' 12"N21° 35' 13"E
Batinci3,23941° 55' 11"N21° 28' 55"E
Marino2,50341° 59' 35"N21° 35' 28"E
Idrizovo2,29241° 57' 39"N21° 34' 32"E
Jurumleri2,06141° 58' 2"N21° 33' 25"E
Dolno Kolicani1,27641° 53' 11"N21° 29' 8"E
Morani1,09941° 54' 35"N21° 32' 60"E
Sredno Konjare1,08941° 57' 27"N21° 42' 54"E
Usje1,05441° 57' 31"N21° 27' 30"E
Zelenikovo1,00541° 52' 24"N21° 36' 11"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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