Albania weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Albania

The best time to visit in Albania is from May until October, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Albania is 30°C in August and the lowest is 9°C in January.

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

Average weather Albania by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 9 11 14 17 21 26 29 30 25 20 16 11
Precipitation (mm) 89 74 71 52 55 39 23 18 50 69 92 79
Climate data from city: Tirana

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14 day weather forecast Albania

The weather for in Albania will be 20° till 16° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Albania is based on the weather conditions in the city of Tirana.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
11°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
16°
0.3 mm 10% 3 m/s 1
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
17°
0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 3
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
17°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
14°
0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 0
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
12°
3.2 mm 75% 1 m/s 1
Sunday 7 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0.8 mm 45% 1 m/s 0
Monday 8 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
10°
1.3 mm 55% 1 m/s 0

Climate Albania

Albania has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Albania is 19° degrees and there is about 711 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 185 days a year with an average humidity of 68% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Albania

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 9 11 14 17 21 26 29 30 25 20 16 11
Night temp. (°C) 3 4 6 10 13 16 19 20 16 13 10 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 89 74 71 52 55 39 23 18 50 69 92 79
Days with rain 14 14 15 15 16 11 9 8 12 12 13 12
Days with snow - 1 - - - - - - - - - -
Dry days 17 13 16 15 15 19 22 23 18 19 17 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 6 8 11 11 12 12 12 10 8 7 6
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 3 3 4 5 5 6 7 6 5 4 3 3
Climate data from city: Tirana

Albania weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Albania? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Albania?

Albania lies in a straight line about 8,350 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Tirana). By car the distance is 12,440 km. You are on your way 177 hours and 10 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Albania?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Albania is approximately 11 h. 40 min.

What are the largest airports in Albania?

These are the largest airports in Albania:

  • Tirana International Airport Mother Teresa – Tirana

How many inhabitants are there in Albania?

Albania has approximately 2,870,324 inhabitants.

How big is Albania?

The area of Albania is around 28,748 km². It is 42x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Albania?

The capital of Albania is Tirana.

What is the currency of Albania?

In Albania the Albanian lek (ALL) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 26 October 2021

  • 1 Albanian lek = 6.77 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.15 Albanian lek
  • 10 Albanian lek = 67.66 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 1.48 Albanian lek
  • 100 Albanian lek = 676.61 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 14.79 Albanian lek

What is the area code of Albania?

The area code to call Albania is +355.