North Macedonia weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit North Macedonia

The best time to visit in North Macedonia is from June until September, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in 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.

North Macedonia has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in North Macedonia 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 Southwest North Macedonia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 3 5 9 14 18 22 26 26 21 16 11 5
Water temp. (°C) 3 5 8 15 17 19 25 25 22 16 6 0
Precipitation (mm) 52 38 40 42 58 45 39 33 38 37 44 35

Average weather North North Macedonia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 4 7 12 17 21 26 29 30 24 17 13 6
Precipitation (mm) 28 16 15 20 24 19 15 10 16 23 18 18

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14 day weather forecast North Macedonia

The weather for in North Macedonia will be 14° till 10° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0.8 mm 45% 1 m/s 2
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
11°
0.1 mm 10% 1 m/s 1
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
11°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
12°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
2.2 mm 70% 1 m/s 0
Sunday 7 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
12.4 mm 95% 3 m/s 0
Monday 8 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 0

Climate North Macedonia

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

Climate table of Southwest North Macedonia (Ohrid)

Southwest North Macedonia has the oceanic climate prevailing. 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.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 3 5 9 14 18 22 26 26 21 16 11 5
Night temp. (°C) -4 -2 1 4 7 9 12 13 10 6 3 -2
Water temp. (°C) 3 5 8 15 17 19 25 25 22 16 6 0
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 52 38 40 42 58 45 39 33 38 37 44 35
Days with rain 11 10 15 17 19 17 14 12 13 11 11 9
Days with snow 7 6 4 1 - - - - - - 1 4
Dry days 13 12 12 12 12 13 17 19 17 20 18 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 5 7 10 11 12 12 12 10 8 6 6
Wind force (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 city: Ohrid

Climate table of North North Macedonia (Skopje)

North North Macedonia has the oceanic climate prevailing. 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.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 4 7 12 17 21 26 29 30 24 17 13 6
Night temp. (°C) -2 0 3 6 9 12 15 15 12 9 5 0
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 28 16 15 20 24 19 15 10 16 23 18 18
Days with rain 8 8 9 10 9 10 8 5 7 9 6 7
Days with snow 5 3 1 - - - - - - - - 3
Dry days 18 17 21 20 22 20 23 26 23 22 24 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 5 7 11 11 12 12 12 10 8 6 6
Wind force (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 city: Skopje

North Macedonia weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for North Macedonia? 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 North Macedonia?

North Macedonia lies in a straight line about 8,406 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Skopje). By car the distance is 12,725 km. You are on your way 181 hours and 40 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to North Macedonia?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to North Macedonia is approximately 11 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in North Macedonia?

These are the largest airports in North Macedonia:

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

How many inhabitants are there in North Macedonia?

North Macedonia has approximately 2,073,702 inhabitants.

How big is North Macedonia?

The area of North Macedonia is around 25,333 km². It is 48x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of North Macedonia?

The capital of North Macedonia is Skopje.

What is the currency of North Macedonia?

In North Macedonia the Macedonian denar (MKD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 26 October 2021

  • 1 Macedonian denar = 3.36 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.30 Macedonian denar
  • 10 Macedonian denar = 33.64 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 2.97 Macedonian denar
  • 100 Macedonian denar = 336.37 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 29.74 Macedonian denar

What is the area code of North Macedonia?

The area code to call North Macedonia is +389.