Gjirokastra weather in January (Albania)

People don't tend to visit Gjirokastra in January since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Gjirokastra in January lies at 6.1°C (42.98°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around -1.7°C (28.94°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during January is high with an average of 109mm (4.3 inchec). There are generally around 12 snowy days.


Gjirokastra, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature -1 °C  
Max Temperature 6 °C  
Chance of Rain 41%  
Precipitation 108mm  
Rainy days 12 days  
Humidity 71% *  

Where to stay in Gjirokastra


Where to go in Albania in January

Find out more about the weather in Albania in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Gjirokastra should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. You can also expect some days or nights with snow. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Outdoor sports

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