Climate in Skopje
(North Macedonia)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result 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 region 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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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Skopje
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 December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Skopje
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 10 rainy days, January offers the most number of rainy days, and in August the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Skopje
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 0.9 mm, the least rain falls in July. May, 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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