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Best time to visit Tirana, Albania

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The best time to visit Tirana is September

If you’re looking to travel to Tirana for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Tirana is September due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

In summer, the temperature in Tirana can rise as high as 35℃ (95℉). In the winter, temperatures can get down to -0℃ (31℉) around January.

The days are longest in Tirana in August, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Tirana in November – It’s the wettest month of the year.

For more information about when to travel to Tirana, the monthly weather breakdown and the best information and tools to book your trip, continue reading below.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

August

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Tirana seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Tirana as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Tirana is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Tirana

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Tirana for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Tirana climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Tirana for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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DEC

Tirana in January

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 86mm (3") over 14 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tirana in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Tirana in February

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 81mm (3") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tirana in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Tirana in March

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 79mm (3") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tirana in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Tirana in April

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tirana in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Tirana in May

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 74mm (3") over 17 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tirana in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Tirana in June

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 11 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tirana in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Tirana in July

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 10 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tirana in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Tirana in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 7 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tirana in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Tirana in September

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 56mm (2") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tirana in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Tirana in October

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 71mm (3") over 12 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tirana in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Tirana in November

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 120mm (5") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tirana in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Tirana in December

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 99mm (4") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tirana in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Tirana is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 30℃ (87℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Tirana is generally around August. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in August first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Tirana is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Tirana, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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