Kukës, Albania: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Kukës, Albania? If you're planning to go to Kukës, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Kukës, Albania

Based on the climate and weather in Kukës, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Kukës, Albania by month

January

Traveling to Kukës in January, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow 5-10 days this month.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots

February

February in Kukës is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces

March

In March, Kukës is cold. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) and occasionally jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Kukës, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks

April

If you visit Kukës during April, you are likely to find that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella

May

In May, Kukës is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Kukës, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

In June, Kukës is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) and once in a while jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Kukës, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

July here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses

August

If you vacation in Kukës during August, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses

September

If you are traveling to Kukës in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants

October

October is crisp. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

November

November in Kukës is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage

December

In December, Kukës can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Kukës, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Kukës, Albania

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kukës, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Kukës

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