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Tirana Climate & Temperature

  • Tirana, Albania is at 4120'N, 1947'E, 90 m (295 ft). See map.
  • Tirana has a hot mediterranean/ dry-summer subtropical climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa) that is mild with moderate seasonality. Summers are dry and hot due to the domination of subtropical high pressure systems while winters experience moderate temperatures and changeable, rainy weather due to the polar front. These climates usually occur on the western sides of continents between the latitudes of 30 and 45. Vegetation is adapted to the dry summers and is fragrant and oily making it susceptible to fire. The typical Mediterranean climate average monthly temperatures in excess of 22.0 C (71.6 F) in its warmest month and an average in the coldest month between 18 to -3 C (64 to 27 F) with at least four months above 10 C (50 F). Seasonality is moderate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Tirana is situated in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 15.2 degrees Celsius (59.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18 °C (32.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental. Tirana Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 12.7°C (54.8°F) on average falling to 3°C (37.4°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 18.7°C (65.6°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 8.3°C (47°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 30°C (86°F) and average low temperatures are 16.7°C (62°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 22.3°C (72.2°F) during the day and lows of 10.7°C (51.2°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1189 mm (46.8 inches) which is equivalent to 1189 Litres/m (29.16 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2526 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Tirana you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Mokairau, Pakarae, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Tirana Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 12 (54) 12 (54) 15 (59) 18 (64) 23 (73) 28 (82) 31 (88) 31 (88) 27 (81) 23 (73) 17 (63) 14 (57) 21 (70)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 7 (45) 8 (46) 11 (52) 14 (57) 18 (64) 22 (72) 25 (77) 25 (77) 22 (72) 17 (63) 13 (55) 9 (48) 15 (61)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (36) 2 (36) 5 (41) 8 (46) 12 (54) 16 (61) 17 (63) 17 (63) 14 (57) 10 (50) 8 (46) 5 (41) 10 (49)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 132 (5) 120 (5) 100 (4) 87 (3) 99 (4) 60 (2) 28 (1) 39 (2) 73 (3) 157 (6) 152 (6) 142 (6) 1189 (47)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 13 (42) 13 (46) 14 (45) 13 (43) 12 (39) 7 (23) 5 (16) 4 (13) 6 (20) 9 (29) 16 (53) 16 (52) 128 (35)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 4h 13' 4h 19' 5h 11' 6h 44' 8h 03' 9h 56' 11h 25' 10h 48' 8h 58' 6h 42' 3h 26' 3h 00' 6h 54'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 33' 10h 33' 11h 52' 13h 17' 14h 29' 15h 06' 14h 49' 13h 47' 12h 25' 11h 01' 9h 49' 9h 14' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 45 (55) 42 (58) 44 (56) 51 (49) 56 (44) 67 (33) 78 (22) 79 (21) 73 (27) 62 (38) 36 (64) 33 (67) 58 (42)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 28.8 38.1 48.9 60.6 68.9 72.1 69.1 60.7 49.3 37.8 28.7 25.3 49

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