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What is the climate like in North Macedonia?

The climate of North Macedonia has an average yearly temperature of 21°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 6°C and rise to 33°C.

Annually, about 638 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in North Macedonia. Additionally, about 55 cm of snow falls each year.

The best time to visit North Macedonia is April until June and August until October. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit North Macedonia.

Temperature 6 to 33°C
Rain 638 mm
Snow 55 cm

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The climate of North Macedonia
  • Average yearly temperature: 21°C
  • Highest temperature: 33°C in July
  • Lowest temperature: 6°C in January
  • Rainfall: 638 mm per year, averaging 53 mm by month
  • Driest months: 36 mm in December, 38 mm in February and 51 mm in August
  • Wettest months: 61 mm in January, 61 mm in March and 61 mm in November
  • Snowfall: 55 cm per year

Climate table North Macedonia

The climate table for North Macedonia shows the average temperatures, rainfall, snowfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 6 12 15 20 24 29 33 32 27 21 14 8
Nighttime temperature (°C) -3 0 2 6 11 15 17 17 13 8 4 0
Rainfall (mm) 61 38 61 52 60 60 55 51 52 51 61 36
Snowfall (cm) 24 12 8,3 3,2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,3 2,8
UV Index 4 5 6 7 8 8 9 8 7 5 3 3
Best month No No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No

Temperature by month in North Macedonia

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in North Macedonia

Temperature by month in North Macedonia

Rainfall by month in North Macedonia

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in North Macedonia.

Rainfall by month in North Macedonia

Snowfall by month in North Macedonia

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters by month in North Macedonia.

Snowfall by month in North Macedonia

UV index by month in North Macedonia

This graph shows the average UV index by month in North Macedonia.

UV index by month in North Macedonia

Yearly temperature in North Macedonia

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in North Macedonia, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in North Macedonia

Yearly total rainfall in North Macedonia

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in North Macedonia.

Rainfall per year in North Macedonia

Yearly snowfall in North Macedonia

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in North Macedonia, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in North Macedonia

Weather experiences in North Macedonia

The weather in North Macedonia is rated an average of 4,2 out of 5 stars by 10 visitors.

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In August the weather is beautiful, otherwise I have no experience so far. I want to fly in November, so I'll see what kind of weather will greet me.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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The temperature was perfect, around 25°C, lots of sunshine and no rain. It was not too hot, which made long walks through the beautiful countryside pleasant. Truly a sunny place!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

The temperature fluctuated between 0 and 10 degrees. Ideal for sightseeing, but not for sunbathing or skiing.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Ideal for winter hiking. There was occasional snow, which is not ideal for winter hiking.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

February in northern Macedonia was quite variable, with a mix of cold and warm days. Unfortunately, it is not ideal for sunny vacations or winter sports.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

The days were sunny, the temperature was around 20°C during the day and the evenings were slightly cooler. However, it was not always sunny and there were a few rainy days.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

Warm but not too hot, lots of sunshine and a pleasant spring breeze. Ideal for active vacations and discovering beautiful nature and cities. Ideal spring weather!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

Ideal for exploring culture and nature and enjoying the lakes!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Although the temperature was cool, it was bearable.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

How beautiful it was! We toured from Skopje to Lake Ohrid and back. Had hot weather every day, but fine for visiting things and great swimming in the crystal clear lake.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in North Macedonia by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in North Macedonia and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of North Macedonia, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.