Weather in May
, the last month of spring in Albania
, brings in increasingly warmer temperatures, a significant drop in rainfall, and a bloom of flora across the country.
The coastal areas, encompassing cities such as Durrës and Vlorë, embrace the pre-summer warmth during May. Average temperatures in these regions hover between 15°C and 24°C, making it an excellent time for outdoor activities and early beach visits. Precipitation levels decrease further, yielding to an increased number of sunny days.
In contrast, the inland regions, including Tirana and Korçë, experience a wider temperature range, typically from 13°C to 24°C. The highland areas have finally shed the last remnants of winter, with green landscapes replacing the snow-capped peaks. The lower precipitation levels also contribute to the overall pleasant climate, encouraging exploration of Albania's interior landscapes.
Looking forward to June
, the transition to summer is complete. Average temperatures rise markedly, particularly in the coastal regions, while precipitation continues to decrease. The longer daylight hours also enhance the appeal of June, providing ample time to enjoy the Albanian outdoors.
- Tirana - May »
In Tirana during May, the rain falls for 16.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 74mm of precipitation. In Tirana, during May, the rain falls for 16.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 74mm of precipitation.
- Durrës - May »
On the first day of May in Durrës, sunrise is at 05:39 and sunset at 19:38. In Durrës, in May, the average water temperature is 18.8°C.
- Vlorë - May »
In Vlorë in May, during 9 rainfall days, 54mm of precipitation is typically accumulated. On the first day of May in Vlorë, sunrise is at 05:41 and sunset at 19:37.
- Elbasan - May »
On the last day of May, in Elbasan, sunrise is at 05:09 and sunset at 20:04 CEST. On the first day of May in Elbasan, sunrise is at 05:37 and sunset at 19:35.
- Shkodër - May »
On the first day of May in Shkodër sunrise is at 05:37 and sunset at 19:40. In Shkodër, during May, the rain falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 66mm of precipitation.
- Korçë - May »
Throughout the month of May, the nighttime temperature in Korçë dips to an average of 9°C. As Korçë transitions into May, a rise in the average high-temperature is observed, moving from 14°C in April to a still refreshing 19°C.
- Berat - May »
On the first day of May in Berat sunrise is at 05:39 and sunset at 19:35. Berat, Albania welcomes May with warmer temperatures and less rainfall, signaling the transition to the summer season.
- Gjirokaster - May »
In Gjirokaster, during May, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 50mm of precipitation. Significant variation from daytime temperatures marks May in Gjirokaster, with the month recording a nightly average of 10°C.
- Pogradec - May »
On the last day of May, in Pogradec, sunrise is at 05:08 and sunset at 20:01 CEST. In Pogradec, during the entire year, the rain falls for 103 days and collects up to 535mm of precipitation.
- Sarandë - May »
In May, the average sea temperature in Sarandë is 19.2°C. Throughout the year, in Sarandë, there are 92 rainfall days, and 986mm of precipitation is accumulated.