Rugova Mountains, Kosovo: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Rugova Mountains, Kosovo? If you're planning to go to Rugova Mountains, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Rugova Mountains, Kosovo

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

Important essentials for Rugova Mountains, Kosovo

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Rugova Mountains, Kosovo

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Rugova Mountains.

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to go to the must-see Xhamia e Drelajve, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; you should check with the Rugova Mountains tourism authority.

Going to Shpella e Mbretëreshës? You'll need:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Rugova Mountains.

What to wear/what to pack for Rugova Mountains, Kosovo by month

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January

If you are traveling to Rugova Mountains in January, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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February

If you go to Rugova Mountains in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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March

March in Rugova Mountains is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. It also snows once in a while. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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April

Traveling to Rugova Mountains in April, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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May

May in Rugova Mountains is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 60s F (low 20s C).

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June

June in Rugova Mountains is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

In July, Rugova Mountains is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (high 20s C) and sometimes 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 Rugova Mountains, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

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August

August for Rugova Mountains is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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September

September in Rugova Mountains is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

In October, Rugova Mountains can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Rugova Mountains, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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November

November in Rugova Mountains can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains regularly.

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December

Traveling to Rugova Mountains in December, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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