, the weather in Gjirokaster
begins to display early signs of autumn. It ushers in a tranquil stage where the scorching heat gradually dials down, transitioning towards a more temperate climate. The humidity starts to rise slowly, indicating the ending of the dry season. Despite the mild weather, rainfall starts to increase, albeit not as much as in the upcoming months. Thus, September delivers the perfect combination of extended daylight hours, bearable temperatures and picturesque views.
shifts into September in Gjirokaster, a slight alteration in temperatures is observed, with average highs reducing from a tropical 34°C to a warm 27°C. In the month of September, Gjirokaster witnesses a marked temperature drop at night, averaging a low of 12°C.
During September, the heat index is estimated at 28°C. Prolonged exposure combined with continuous activity could lead to exhaustion, and possibly heat cramps.
One should consider that heat index numbers are for shaded settings and light wind. In the presence of direct sunshine, the heat index could be augmented by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.Note
: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature' or 'felt air temperature', reflects the blend of air temperature and relative humidity to give a temperature impression. An individual's temperature experience can be influenced by extra factors, including metabolic differences, activity levels, and clothing. It is noteworthy to mention that direct sunlight exposure can augment the felt temperature, leading to an increase in the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly meaningful for babies and toddlers. Young children are more at risk than adults since they tend to sweat less. Moreover, their large skin surface in proportion to their small bodies and the high heat production due to their activities contribute to their vulnerability.
The average relative humidity in September is 64%.
In Gjirokaster, in September, during 3 rainfall days, 60mm of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Gjirokaster, during the entire year, the rain falls for 81 days and collects up to 1870mm of precipitation.
In Gjirokaster, the average length of the day in September is 12h and 28min.
On the first day of September, sunrise is at 06:07 and sunset at 19:12. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:34 and sunset at 18:24 CEST.