During the peak of the warmer months, temperatures in Skopje, Macedonia can rise to a maximum of around 32℃ (90℉). The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of -9℃ (16℉) in Skopje. Other destinations in Macedonia can sometimes get even colder than this, so if you’re planning on visiting a few different places, make sure you check out the climate comparison table below.
The days are longest in Macedonia 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. The wet season in Macedonia usually falls during the months surrounding May each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Macedonia, explore hidden gems and destinations to visit while you’re there, discover our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.
Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Macedonia is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|Summer||June to August|
|Autumn/fall||September to November|
|Winter||December to February|
|Spring||March to May|
Best time to visit the top destinations in Macedonia
We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|