When is the best time to go to Skopje?

When is the best time to go to Skopje? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Skopje are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • The rainiest months are January, March, April, May, June and October

Annual weather in Skopje

For full information about the climate and weather in Skopje a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 32°F/41°F
February 38°F/47°F
March 43°F/54°F
April 54°F/63°F
May 63°F/72°F
June 70°F/81°F
July 76°F/86°F
August 76°F/88°F
September 67°F/77°F
October 56°F/65°F
November 47°F/56°F
December 36°F/47°F

Weather and climate in Skopje

Skopje enjoys a temperate oceanic climate (with warm summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Skopje is 65°F (ranging from 41°F in january to 88°F in august). Annual rainfall is 26.4in, with a minimum of 1.6in in august and a maximum of 2.9in in may.
  • From january to march the climate is the worst possible. At lunchtime, it's 52°F in average and it rains about 9% of the time in march.
  • Between april and july the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 72°F and, in july, 3 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of august the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 104°F.
  • Between the months of september and october the climate is favorable. At lunchtime, it's 65°F in average.
  • In the month of november the climate is just OK. At lunchtime, it's 56°F in average and it rains in november about 1.9in.
  • In december the climate is very unfavorable. The temperature rises to 47°F and it rains about 11% of the time in december.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Skopje

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Skopje: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Skopje

Find out when Skopje has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Skopje

  • Very low season in Skopje
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February and March.
  • Low season in Skopje
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: April, November and December.
  • High season in Skopje
    The number of visitors to Skopje is high in: May, June, September and October.
  • Peak season in Skopje
    The largest number of tourists visiting Skopje is during: July and August.

Figure: Visitor index for Skopje month by month

Best time for low prices in Skopje

Average prices of hotels in Skopje month by month

Generally, December is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Skopje. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, September is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Skopje

A return flight between London and Skopje is generally cheaper if you go in january ($ 102 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 205 more for your airline ticket to Skopje if you go in august.

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Average price of hiring a car in Skopje

On average, it costs $ 31 per day to hire a car in Skopje. This price varies by $ 19 depending on the month. In february, hiring a car costs an average of $ 23 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 41.

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