The best times to visit Tirana for ideal weather are

March 26th to June 10th

or

September 17th to November 25th

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

 

 


Other Tirana Travel Info

Weather in Tirana

Temperature

Average temperatures in Tirana vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 39th 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 Tirana, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 94°F (34.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72°F (22.2°C) at night.

Tirana Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Tirana Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Tirana Perceived Temperature (F)

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Tirana Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Tirana 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 55.8 46.8 40
Feb 57.8 49 42.3
Mar 64.1 54.5 46.5
Apr 69 59.9 51.7
May 78.1 68.1 59.3
Jun 86.5 76.7 66.9
Jul 92.2 82 71.5
Aug 92.8 81.8 71.6
Sep 85.4 74.7 65.6
Oct 75.5 65.2 57.1
Nov 67.5 57.6 49.9
Dec 58.2 48.4 41.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 13.2 8.2 4.4
Feb 14.3 9.4 5.7
Mar 17.8 12.5 8.1
Apr 20.6 15.5 10.9
May 25.6 20.1 15.2
Jun 30.3 24.8 19.4
Jul 33.4 27.8 21.9
Aug 33.8 27.7 22
Sep 29.7 23.7 18.7
Oct 24.2 18.4 13.9
Nov 19.7 14.2 9.9
Dec 14.6 9.1 5.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Tirana are July, August, 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 late June. For example, on the week of June 25th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid January with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.

When can you find snow in Tirana? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Tirana.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 30% 0 6.6
Feb 39% 0 6
Mar 29% 0 5.2
Apr 19% 0 3.2
May 23% 0 5.2
Jun 11% 0 2.8
Jul 6% 0 1.4
Aug 8% 0 0.9
Sep 17% 0 2.7
Oct 19% 0 5.3
Nov 25% 0 5
Dec 25% 0 4.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 30 0 16.8
Feb 39 0 15.2
Mar 29 0 13.2
Apr 19 0 8.1
May 23 0 13.2
Jun 11 0 7.1
Jul 6 0 3.6
Aug 8 0 2.3
Sep 17 0 6.9
Oct 19 0 13.5
Nov 25 0 12.7
Dec 25 0 12.2

 

Humidity and Wind

Tirana has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (53.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (66%).

Wind in Tirana is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is July, followed by February and June. July’s average wind speed of around 2.2 knots (2.5 MPH or 4.1 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 late January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 7.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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 1.7 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Feb 2.2 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Mar 1.9 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Apr 2 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
May 1.9 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
Jun 2 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
Jul 2.2 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Aug 2 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Sep 1.7 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Oct 1.4 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
Nov 1.3 Barely noticeable 4.2 Light breeze
Dec 1.4 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.6%
Feb 62.2%
Mar 59%
Apr 60.3%
May 61.5%
Jun 55.5%
Jul 53.1%
Aug 53.9%
Sep 58.1%
Oct 63.1%
Nov 66%
Dec 65.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Tirana?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe, except in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are regional travel advisories for Albania; exercise normal security precautions and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 07, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Tirana, 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 Tirana 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

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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 slightly 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 Tirana Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 79.8°F (26.6°C) and 60.6°F (15.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 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 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Tirana, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 87.6°F (30.9°C) and 61.5°F (16.4°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 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 Tirana to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 60.8°F (16°C) and 54.2°F (12.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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