Best time to visit, weather and climate North Macedonia

Best time to visit North Macedonia

The best time to visit North Macedonia is from june until september, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in North Macedonia is 26°C in july and the lowest is 3°C in january. The water temperature is between 0°C and 25°C.

The average climate figure for North Macedonia is an 8,5. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

North Macedonia has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in North Macedonia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Southwest North Macedonia per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
3°C 5°C 9°C 14°C 18°C 22°C 26°C 26°C 21°C 16°C 11°C 5°C
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Climate North North Macedonia per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
4°C 7°C 12°C 17°C 21°C 26°C 29°C 30°C 24°C 17°C 13°C 6°C
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Climate North Macedonia

Click on a region of North Macedonia to view the climate:

Climate Southwest North Macedonia

Southwest North Macedonia has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Southwest North Macedonia is 15° degrees and there is about 500 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 173 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 3.

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 3°C 5°C 9°C 14°C 18°C 22°C 26°C 26°C 21°C 16°C 11°C 5°C
Night -4°C -2°C 1°C 4°C 7°C 9°C 12°C 13°C 10°C 6°C 3°C -2°C
Water 3°C 5°C 8°C 15°C 17°C 19°C 25°C 25°C 22°C 16°C 6°C 0°C
Precip 52
mm
38
mm
40
mm
42
mm
58
mm
45
mm
39
mm
33
mm
38
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37
mm
44
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35
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Rain
days
11 10 15 17 19 17 14 12 13 11 11 9
Snow
days
7 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
Dry
days
13 12 12 12 12 13 17 19 17 20 18 18
Sun hours
per day
5 5 7 10 11 12 12 12 10 8 6 6
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 1 2 3 4 4 5 6 5 4 3 2 2
Climate data from: Ohrid


Climate Southwest North Macedonia january

On average, it is maximum 3° in january in Southwest North Macedonia and at least around -4° degrees. The sea temperature is around 3° degrees. In january there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in North Macedonia and on average, it snows 7 days in january.

Climate Southwest North Macedonia february

On average, it is maximum 5° in february in Southwest North Macedonia and at least around -2° degrees. The sea temperature is around 5° degrees. In february there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in North Macedonia and on average, it snows 6 days in february.

Climate Southwest North Macedonia march

On average, it is maximum 9° in march in Southwest North Macedonia and at least around 1° degrees. The sea temperature is around 8° degrees. In march there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in North Macedonia and on average, it snows 4 days in march.

Climate Southwest North Macedonia april

On average, it is maximum 14° in april in Southwest North Macedonia and at least around 4° degrees. The sea temperature is around 15° degrees. In april there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in North Macedonia and on average, it snows 1 day in april.

Climate Southwest North Macedonia may

On average, it is maximum 18° in may in Southwest North Macedonia and at least around 7° degrees. The sea temperature is around 17° degrees. In may there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 58 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in North Macedonia.

Climate Southwest North Macedonia june

On average, it is maximum 22° in june in Southwest North Macedonia and at least around 9° degrees. The sea temperature is around 19° degrees. In june there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 45 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in North Macedonia.

Climate Southwest North Macedonia july

On average, it is maximum 26° in july in Southwest North Macedonia and at least around 12° degrees. The sea temperature is around 25° degrees. In july there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 39 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in North Macedonia.

Climate Southwest North Macedonia august

On average, it is maximum 26° in august in Southwest North Macedonia and at least around 13° degrees. The sea temperature is around 25° degrees. In august there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 33 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in North Macedonia.

Climate Southwest North Macedonia september

On average, it is maximum 21° in september in Southwest North Macedonia and at least around 10° degrees. The sea temperature is around 22° degrees. In september there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in North Macedonia.

Climate Southwest North Macedonia october

On average, it is maximum 16° in october in Southwest North Macedonia and at least around 6° degrees. The sea temperature is around 16° degrees. In october there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in North Macedonia.

Climate Southwest North Macedonia november

On average, it is maximum 11° in november in Southwest North Macedonia and at least around 3° degrees. The sea temperature is around 6° degrees. In november there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 44 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in North Macedonia and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Climate Southwest North Macedonia december

On average, it is maximum 5° in december in Southwest North Macedonia and at least around -2° degrees. The sea temperature is around 0° degrees. In december there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in North Macedonia and on average, it snows 4 days in december.

Climate North North Macedonia

North North Macedonia has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for North North Macedonia is 17° degrees and there is about 221 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 241 days a year with an average humidity of 69% and an UV-index of 4.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 4°C 7°C 12°C 17°C 21°C 26°C 29°C 30°C 24°C 17°C 13°C 6°C
Night -2°C 0°C 3°C 6°C 9°C 12°C 15°C 15°C 12°C 9°C 5°C 0°C
Precip 28
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16
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15
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20
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24
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19
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15
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10
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16
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23
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18
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18
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Rain
days
8 8 9 10 9 10 8 5 7 9 6 7
Snow
days
5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dry
days
18 17 21 20 22 20 23 26 23 22 24 21
Sun hours
per day
5 5 7 11 11 12 12 12 10 8 6 6
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 3 4 4 5 6 6 6 4 3 2 2
Climate data from: Skopje


Climate North North Macedonia january

On average, it is maximum 4° in january in North North Macedonia and at least around -2° degrees. In january there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in North Macedonia and on average, it snows 5 days in january.

Climate North North Macedonia february

On average, it is maximum 7° in february in North North Macedonia and at least around 0° degrees. In february there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm. The it will be dry 17 days this month in North Macedonia and on average, it snows 3 days in february.

Climate North North Macedonia march

On average, it is maximum 12° in march in North North Macedonia and at least around 3° degrees. In march there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm. The it will be dry 21 days this month in North Macedonia and on average, it snows 1 day in march.

Climate North North Macedonia april

On average, it is maximum 17° in april in North North Macedonia and at least around 6° degrees. In april there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in North Macedonia.

Climate North North Macedonia may

On average, it is maximum 21° in may in North North Macedonia and at least around 9° degrees. In may there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in North Macedonia.

Climate North North Macedonia june

On average, it is maximum 26° in june in North North Macedonia and at least around 12° degrees. In june there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in North Macedonia.

Climate North North Macedonia july

On average, it is maximum 29° in july in North North Macedonia and at least around 15° degrees. In july there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in North Macedonia.

Climate North North Macedonia august

On average, it is maximum 30° in august in North North Macedonia and at least around 15° degrees. In august there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in North Macedonia.

Climate North North Macedonia september

On average, it is maximum 24° in september in North North Macedonia and at least around 12° degrees. In september there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in North Macedonia.

Climate North North Macedonia october

On average, it is maximum 17° in october in North North Macedonia and at least around 9° degrees. In october there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in North Macedonia.

Climate North North Macedonia november

On average, it is maximum 13° in november in North North Macedonia and at least around 5° degrees. In november there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in North Macedonia.

Climate North North Macedonia december

On average, it is maximum 6° in december in North North Macedonia and at least around 0° degrees. In december there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm. The it will be dry 21 days this month in North Macedonia and on average, it snows 3 days in december.

14 day weather forecast North Macedonia

The weather for Skopje in North Macedonia will be 26° till 22° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for North Macedonia is based on the weather in Skopje.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
19 Sep
Wisselend bewolkt 26°C 17°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 2
Su
20 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 26°C 15°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 5
Mo
21 Sep
Licht bewolkt 26°C 14°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 6
Tu
22 Sep
Wisselend bewolkt 29°C 12°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 6
We
23 Sep
Wisselend bewolkt 30°C 12°C 0.3 mm 10% 1m/s 6
Th
24 Sep
Bewolkt 29°C 16°C 1.7 mm 35% 1m/s 2
Fr
25 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 29°C 14°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
26 Sep
Wisselend bewolkt 26°C 11°C 0.4 mm 15% 5m/s 5
Su
27 Sep
Wisselend bewolkt 25°C 9°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 4
Mo
28 Sep
Lichte regen 16°C 10°C 9.1 mm 90% 1m/s 2
Tu
29 Sep
Licht bewolkt 24°C 9°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 2
We
30 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 19°C 9°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 1
Th
1 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 18°C 7°C 0.3 mm 25% 1m/s 1
Fr
2 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 22°C 10°C 0 mm 0% 0m/s 1

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Flight tickets to North Macedonia

North Macedonia has 2 airports which you can fly to:

  • Skopje Alexander the Great Airport
    Skopje
  • Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle Airport
    Ohrid

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About North Macedonia

North Macedonia is in the continental part Europe and the capital is Skopje. The total surface is 25.333 km² and the population consists of 2.073.702 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 10x smaller than United States. If you want to call North Macedonia you have to use +389 or 00389 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +3895012457809 or 003895012457809.

North Macedonia is in a straight line at 1.990 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 3 hours10. If you are going to drive here by car, then the route is 2522 km from London to the capital city Skopje and you are about 25 hours and 40 minutes on your way without stops and delay..

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Currency North Macedonia

In North Macedonia the Macedonian denar is used to pay.

Exchange rate Macedonian denar (MKD) 19 september 2020

1 Macedonian denar = 0,02 United States dollar
100 Macedonian denar = 1,92 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 52,02 Macedonian denar
100 United States dollar = 5.202,43 Macedonian denar

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Time difference North Macedonia

In North Macedonia it is now 18:57 o’clock in the evening on saturday 19 september 2020. That is 6 hour later than in United States. The time zone of North Macedonia is Europe/Skopje and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Vaccinations North Macedonia

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in North Macedonia.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës