Weather forecast
Skopje, Macedonia

PM Showers
05:00

20:04
CEST
PM Showers
22°C / 8°C
  • Wind: 14 km/h NNW
  • Humidity: 57%
  • Precip. probability: 70%
  • Precipitation: 2 mm
  • UV index: 9
A mix of clouds and sun this morning followed by increasing clouds with showers developing this afternoon. High 22C. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 70%.
Sunny
06:55 CEST
Sunny
  • 12°C
  • Feels like: 12°C
  • Wind: 3 km/h WSW
  • Humidity: 82%
  • Dewpoint: 9°C
  • Pressure: 1012.7 mbar
  • Precipitation: 0 mm
  • Visibility: 14 km
  • UV index: 1
7h
  • 12°C
Sunny
Sunny
  • Wind: 3 km/h W
  • Precip. probability: 3%
8h
  • 14°C
Mostly Sunny
Mostly Sunny
  • Wind: 3 km/h WNW
  • Precip. probability: 3%
9h
  • 16°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 3 km/h WNW
  • Precip. probability: 7%
10h
  • 18°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 3 km/h WNW
  • Precip. probability: 8%
11h
  • 19°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 4 km/h NW
  • Precip. probability: 8%
12h
  • 19°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 8 km/h NW
  • Precip. probability: 8%
13h
  • 20°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 8 km/h NNW
  • Precip. probability: 16%
14h
  • 21°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 8 km/h NNW
  • Precip. probability: 23%
15h
  • 20°C
Showers
Showers
  • Wind: 12 km/h N
  • Precip. probability: 45%
16h
  • 20°C
Light Rain
Light Rain
  • Wind: 16 km/h NNE
  • Precip. probability: 71%
17h
  • 18°C
Showers
Showers
  • Wind: 14 km/h NNE
  • Precip. probability: 53%
18h
  • 17°C
Showers
Showers
  • Wind: 11 km/h N
  • Precip. probability: 59%
19h
  • 16°C
Showers
Showers
  • Wind: 9 km/h N
  • Precip. probability: 45%
20h
  • 15°C
Few Showers
Few Showers
  • Wind: 8 km/h N
  • Precip. probability: 33%
Sunset: 20:04
21h
  • 13°C
Showers
Showers
  • Wind: 4 km/h N
  • Precip. probability: 40%
22h
  • 13°C
Few Showers
Few Showers
  • Wind: 3 km/h NNW
  • Precip. probability: 30%
23h
  • 12°C
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 3 km/h NW
  • Precip. probability: 18%
Skopje is the capital city of the Republic of Macedonia and is its largest city. The ancient city is crowned with architectural designs, both of the modern touch and some from ancient eras. Located in the heart of the Balkan Peninsula, Skopje has grown through various rules, including that of the Roman, Ottoman, and Byzantine, to become the modern city it is today.
The main landmark in Skopje is the stunning white stone bridge that connects Macedonia Square in the south to the Ottoman Old Bazaar in the North. Visitors use the bridge to visit both sides of the city, including the legendary Alexander statue planted in the south. Overlooking the Vardar River is the glorious Skopje Fortress that is also known as Kale, which been used as a defense spot for the city in centuries.
The Old Bazaar has stunning attractions, including the Mustafa Pasha Mosque that dates back to the fifteenth century, which is one of the critical spots in Skopje.
Crown the visit to Skopje with a tour up the Mount Vodno aboard the cable cars, from where the city is visible in panoramic scenic views below. Hiking through the many trails on the mountain is a common activity, as is biking and photography.
More on the history of Skopje is available within the Mother Teresa Memorial House, located to the southern part of the river. Here, her works of charity and life history are captured and preserved.

When to visit Skopje

The city of Skopje experiences a continental sub-Mediterranean climate that is classified as Cfa in the Köppen climatic classification. The general characteristics of the climate are short, cold, and wet winters, mild springs, and autumns, long hot, moderately dry, and low humid summers. The general rainfall is moderately minimal and evenly distributed across the year, barely reaching above 50mm (2") even on the wettest months.
Winter remains cold and moderately snowy, extending from mid-November through February. The temperature reads highs of 6.3°C (43.3°F) and lows of -2.6°C (27.3°F). The night temperature might drop below -6°C (21.2°F), albeit on occasional days, but the days get mildly cold with up to three hours of sunshine. Snowfall is received for up to five days per month, but the accumulation remains low and does not last for more than a few days on the ground.
Summer is warm and pleasant, stretching from May through September. The temperature hits highs of between 24.5°C (76.1°F) and 31.6°C (88.9°F) and lows of 13.8°C (56.8°F) and 16.3°C (61.3°F) on average. The days are moderately dry, with the rain gauge collecting only 35mm (1.4") per month averagely. Humidity levels remain at 56% on average, and most days have approximately ten sunshine hours.
The best time to visit Skopje is between April and August, from late spring through summer. This period has a warm and pleasant temperature and the best weather for all outdoor activities and encompasses most of the popular events and festivals celebrated in Skopje.
Some of the popular events in Skopje are the September Macedonia Independence Day set upon the Pella Square, and the Skopje Jazz Festival in October that attracts concerts and performances from both local and international jazz stars. Another event in Skopje is the Taksirat Festival, usually held between November and December for excellent electronic music, rock, and pop concerts in many venues across the city.
  • de: Skopje, Mazedonien
  • en: Skopje, Macedonia
  • es: Skopie, Macedonia
  • ru: Скопье, Македония
  • sr: Skoplje, Makedonija
  • zh: 斯科普里, 马其顿共和国
  • Latitude: 41.997346°
  • Longitude: 21.427996°
  • Elevation: 248 m
  • Current time: 07:14 CEST
  • Sunrise: 05:00 CEST
  • Sunset: 20:04 CEST
  • Timezone: Europe/Skopje
  • Skopje
  • Skopje @ Wikipedia
  • Matka Canyon - matka is a canyon located west of central Skopje, North Macedonia. Covering roughly 5,000 hectares, Matka is one of the most popular outdoor destinations in Macedonia and is home to several medieval monasteries.
  • Memorial House of Mother Teresa - museum dedicated to a renowned Catholic nun, with eclectic design and a striking, modern chapel.
  • Saint Pantelejmon Monastery - the Church of St. Panteleimon in Gorno Nerezi, North Macedonia, is a small 12th-century Byzantine church located in a monastery complex.
  • Museum of the City of Skopje - housed in a former railway station, this museum features exhibitions on the city's history.
  • Museum of the Macedonian Struggle - a stately museum, showcasing scenes and artifacts from the Macedonian revolution for independence.
  • Daut Pasha Hamam - a historical landmark in Skopje, North Macedonia
  • Čifte Hammam - cifte hammam is a hammam in the Old Bazaar of Skopje, Macedonia. It was built in the mid-15th century by Bosnian general Isa-Beg Ishaković to provide a regular source of income for his endowment.
  • Contemporary Art Museum of Macedonia - bright, airy museum housing modern and contemporary works by Macedonian and international artists.
  • Archaeological Museum of Macedonia - grand museum offering archeological relics from ancient Macedonian times, including coins and statues.
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