Kumanovo Airbase

LW67 · Kumanovo, North Macedonia

Climate Kumanovo Airbase 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Skopje International Airport (LWSK) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 64.5 77 65 84 86 64
February 87.3 98 95 87 84 97
March 91.1 91 88 93 90 90
April 95.8 95 95 98 92 91
May 97.9 95 98 100 100
June 99.0 99 99 100 100
July 99.8 100 100 100 99
August 99.0 100 99 99 97
September 98.7 100 97 96 100
October 92.6 93 93 85 88
November 77.2 80 77 83 70
December 65.4 63 71 80 44
Average 90.6 90.4 90.9 93.1 92.2 88.7

2nd best VFR conditions of North Macedonia

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 78.6 84 86 90 93 75
February 94.0 99 100 96 87 100
March 96.3 98 98 95 96 95
April 99.0 99 99 100 98 97
May 99.6 100 99 100 100
June 99.7 100 100 100 100
July 100.0 100 100 100 100
August 99.8 100 100 100 99
September 99.5 100 98 100 100
October 97.7 98 98 98 93
November 91.8 95 91 96 80
December 83.3 80 97 93 75
Average 95.7 95.4 96.9 97.4 97.2 94.0

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 5.4 7 9 6 7 6
February 11.2 15 11 11 12 12
March 14.9 18 15 12 12 14
April 19.6 23 17 19 17 19
May 24.2 22 27 25 24
June 29.0 27 31 30 28
July 32.3 34 32 34 32
August 32.7 33 32 34 31
September 27.4 30 25 27 28
October 21.3 24 21 17 21
November 13.9 14 15 14 13
December 7.7 9 10 7 9
Average 19.4 15.5 20.4 20.3 19.6 19.5

1st highest temperature of North Macedonia

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January -4.5 -3 1 -4 -1 -4
February -1.0 1 -3 -1 -3 -2
March 1.8 4 2 -1 0 2
April 5.4 7 5 5 4 4
May 10.2 11 10 10 9
June 14.7 15 16 14 13
July 16.7 17 16 18 16
August 16.4 17 17 17 17
September 12.0 14 11 11 13
October 6.7 9 6 5 7
November 3.4 4 5 4 0
December 0.0 -1 5 -1 3
Average 6.3 2.3 7.5 7.0 6.4 6.5

1st lowest temperature of North Macedonia

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 9.5 5 16 5 10 5
February 6.1 3 1 10 8 5
March 8.7 4 7 9 14 15
April 9.1 8 11 10 11 16
May 4.9 8 4 3 5
June 4.3 5 3 3 7
July 1.6 0 3 2 1
August 1.7 1 3 1 5
September 2.5 0 4 4 1
October 5.9 4 6 19 5
November 8.1 14 6 4 0
December 9.2 9 8 14 8
Average 5.7 5.0 5.7 5.6 7.1 6.0

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 2.8 3 3 3 4 3
February 3.7 4 4 4 3 4
March 4.0 5 3 4 5 4
April 3.8 4 4 4 4 3
May 3.7 3 3 4 4
June 3.4 3 4 4 4
July 4.2 4 4 4 5
August 3.3 4 3 3 3
September 3.2 3 3 3 3
October 2.2 2 2 2 2
November 2.5 3 2 3 2
December 2.7 2 2 3 3
Average 3.4 3.7 3.2 3.3 3.5 3.4

1st highest wind speed of North Macedonia

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 339° 040° 359° 013° 355°
February 118° 017° 346° 007° 346°
March 076° 352° 355° 340° 013°
April 356° 002° 016° 014° 019°
May 103° 053° 020° 356°
June 017° 008° 006° 022°
July 351° 348° 358° 006°
August 356° 336° 343° 351°
September 357° 004° 004° 044°
October 001° 003° 040° 039°
November 345° 024° 092° 005°
December 357° 111° 348° 126°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.