January weather forecast
Skopje, Macedonia

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Yellow flower blossoms in front of The Archaeological Museum across the Bridge of Civilization in Skopje, Macedonia
Yellow flower blossoms in front of The Archaeological Museum across the Bridge of Civilization in Skopje, Macedonia

Weather in January

The weather in January in Skopje, Macedonia includes a mixture of snow and rain, with cold temperatures. The highest daytime temperature usually sits around 4.3°C (39.7°F) while the nights dip down to -2°C (28.4°F). This month experiences a notable amount of snowfall, with about 66mm (2.6") falling over approximately 4-5 days. The days are relatively short, and the city experiences limited sunlight. This can be a great time to enjoy winter sports in the surrounding mountains.

Temperature

Temperature records in Skopje mark January as the coldest month, with highs averaging 4.3°C (39.7°F) and lows at -2°C (28.4°F).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 80%, January is the most humid month in Skopje, Macedonia.

Rainfall

In January, in Skopje, Macedonia, the rain falls for 8.3 days. Throughout January, 27mm (1.06") of precipitation is accumulated. In Skopje, during the entire year, the rain falls for 109.6 days and collects up to 311mm (12.24") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Skopje are January through April, November and December. January is the month with the most snowfall in Skopje. Snow falls for 4.5 days and accumulates 66mm (2.6") of snow.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Skopje, Macedonia, is 9h and 32min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 07:02 and sunset at 16:13. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:48 and sunset at 16:46 CET.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 5.7h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The maximum UV index of 2 during January leads to these instructions:
Most individuals can handle sun exposure for up to an hour without burning, but children must always be shielded from sun exposure. During midday, the Sun's radiation is strongest, and it's advisable to reduce direct exposure. Enhance your sun protection with tightly woven, yet airy clothing. Take careful note! The UV radiation of the Sun can be nearly doubled by snow reflection.

Frequently asked questions

What are the coldest months in Skopje?

In Skopje, January is the month with the lowest recorded average temperatures, measuring a high of 4.3°C (39.7°F) and a low of -2°C (28.4°F).

Is it cold in Skopje during January?

The high-temperature, in January, in Skopje, is 4.3°C (39.7°F), while the low-temperature averages to -2°C (28.4°F).

What is the most humid month in Skopje?

January is the most humid month in Skopje, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

What is the average humidity in January in Skopje?

In January, the average relative humidity in Skopje is 80%.

How much does it rain in Skopje in January?

In Skopje, in January, during 8.3 rainfall days, 27mm (1.06") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Skopje?

January is the month with the most snowfall in Skopje. Snow falls for 4.5 days and accumulates 66mm (2.6") of snow.

How much does it snow in Skopje in January?

In Skopje, in January, during 4.5 snowfall days, 66mm (2.6") of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Skopje have in January?

The average day length in January in Skopje is 9h and 32min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Skopje?

On the first day of January in Skopje, Macedonia, sunrise is at 07:02 and sunset at 16:13. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:48 and sunset at 16:46 CET.

How many hours of sunshine does Skopje have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Skopje, Macedonia, is 5.7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Skopje?

The months with the lowest UV index in Skopje are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in January in Skopje?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Skopje, Macedonia, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Skopje, Macedonia

Average temperature in January - Skopje, Macedonia
  • Average high temperature in January: 4.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (29.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (4.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2°C).

Average pressure in January
Skopje, Macedonia

Average pressure in January - Skopje, Macedonia
  • Average pressure in January: 1018.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1020.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is May (1014.1mbar).

Average wind speed in January
Skopje, Macedonia

Average wind speed in January - Skopje, Macedonia
  • Average wind speed in January: 7.5km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (8.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.7km/h).

Average humidity in January
Skopje, Macedonia

Average humidity in January - Skopje, Macedonia
  • Average humidity in January: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (54%).

Average rainfall in January
Skopje, Macedonia

Average rainfall in January - Skopje, Macedonia
  • Average rainfall in January: 27mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (36mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (19mm).

Average rainfall days in January
Skopje, Macedonia

Average rainfall days in January - Skopje, Macedonia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (13.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (7 days).

Average snowfall in January
Skopje, Macedonia

Average snowfall in January - Skopje, Macedonia
  • Average snowfall in January: 66mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (66mm).
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January
Skopje, Macedonia

Average snowfall days in January - Skopje, Macedonia
  • Average snowfall days in January: 4.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Skopje, Macedonia

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Skopje, Macedonia
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in January
Skopje, Macedonia

Average sunshine days in January - Skopje, Macedonia
  • Average sunshine days in January: 19.7 days

The months with the most sunshine days are August and November (22.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (14 days).

Average UV index in January
Skopje, Macedonia

Average UV index in January - Skopje, Macedonia
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in January
Skopje, Macedonia

Average cloud cover in January - Skopje, Macedonia
  • Average cloud cover in January: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 14).

Average visibility in January
Skopje, Macedonia

Average visibility in January - Skopje, Macedonia
  • Average visibility in January: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are June, July, August and September (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December (9km).

Skopje, Macedonia

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