The best times to visit Sarande for ideal weather are

April 9th to July 1st

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Sarande Travel Info

Weather in Sarande


Average temperatures in Sarande vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 34th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Sarande, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 96.5°F (35.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64°F (17.8°C) at night.

Sarande Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Sarande Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Sarande Perceived Temperature (F)


Sarande Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Sarande Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 52.7 43.2 34.5
Feb 54.8 46.2 38.2
Mar 62.4 52.2 42.2
Apr 69.5 57.8 45.4
May 77.8 65.7 52.6
Jun 86.3 73.2 57.8
Jul 94.4 79.9 62.7
Aug 95.2 80 62.5
Sep 85.8 72.3 57.6
Oct 73.3 60.7 48.9
Nov 63.5 51.3 41.3
Dec 53.7 42.2 33.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 11.5 6.2 1.4
Feb 12.7 7.9 3.4
Mar 16.9 11.2 5.7
Apr 20.8 14.3 7.4
May 25.4 18.7 11.4
Jun 30.2 22.9 14.3
Jul 34.7 26.6 17.1
Aug 35.1 26.7 16.9
Sep 29.9 22.4 14.2
Oct 22.9 15.9 9.4
Nov 17.5 10.7 5.2
Dec 12.1 5.7 0.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sarande are August, July, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early July. For example, on the week of July 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

When can you find snow in Sarande? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Sarande is often around around January 29th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Sarande.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Sarande (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 34% 5.5 6.1
Feb 36% 2.5 5.7
Mar 28% 0 4.1
Apr 16% 0 1.8
May 13% 0 1.6
Jun 9% 0 0.7
Jul 4% 0 0.4
Aug 4% 0 0.4
Sep 11% 0 2.2
Oct 23% 0 6.1
Nov 26% 0 4.9
Dec 23% 0 4.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 34 14 15.5
Feb 36 6.4 14.5
Mar 28 0 10.4
Apr 16 0 4.6
May 13 0 4.1
Jun 9 0 1.8
Jul 4 0 1
Aug 4 0 1
Sep 11 0 5.6
Oct 23 0 15.5
Nov 26 0 12.4
Dec 23 0 11.4


Humidity and Wind

Sarande has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (44.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (69.6%).

Wind in Sarande is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by January and June. February’s average wind speed of around 3.1 knots (3.6 MPH or 5.7 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 13.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Sarande.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 2.8 Barely noticeable 10.5 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.1 Barely noticeable 9.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 2.3 Barely noticeable 7.6 Gentle breeze
Apr 2.3 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
May 2.4 Barely noticeable 7.7 Gentle breeze
Jun 2.5 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.4 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze
Aug 2.3 Barely noticeable 7.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 1.8 Barely noticeable 7.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 1.2 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Nov 1.3 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze
Dec 0.8 Still 7.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 63.2%
Feb 62%
Mar 57.8%
Apr 58.3%
May 57.3%
Jun 52.7%
Jul 44.6%
Aug 45.3%
Sep 54.7%
Oct 63.5%
Nov 67.7%
Dec 69.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Sarande?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Albania; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 26, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Sarande, Albania is June, followed by August and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Sarande in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 26.3 in November means 26.3% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Sarande Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 80°F (26.7°C) and 57.6°F (14.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Sarande, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.8°F (32.7°C) and 58.4°F (14.7°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Sarande to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 58.5°F (14.7°C) and 50.8°F (10.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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