Gjirokastra weather in May (Albania)

Planning a trip to Gjirokastra in May? This guide provides all the weather details you need.

In Gjirokastra the weather in May is generally perfect, characterized by pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 22°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to 12°C.

Gjirokastra in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 87 mm (show in inches) for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 11 days.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, May is a prime time to visit Gjirokastra. May, June, July and August typically offer the best weather. While January, February, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Gjirokastra climate page with graphs.


Gjirokastra, monthly averages in May

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 11.7°C  
Max Temperature 21.9°C  
Chance of Rain 37%  
Precipitation 87 mm  
Rainy days 11 days  
Humidity 70%  

Where to go in Albania in May

Find out more about the weather in Albania in May 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 should you wear in Gjirokastra in May?

​ For visitors traveling to Gjirokastra, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. ​ ​

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

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