Kosovo Weather, climate and geography
Weather and climate
Best time to visit
Kosovo has a mild continental climate with cold, snowy winters and warm summers. May and September are the best months to visit.
In winter, mediumweight clothing and heavy overcoat; in summer, lightweight clothing and raincoat required.
Landlocked Kosovo shares borders with Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Albania. It is ringed by mountains: the Sharr (Å ar in Serbian) Mountains are located in the south and southeast, bordering Macedonia. The Kopaonik Mountains rise in the north. The southwest borders with Montenegro and Albania are also mountainous, and are home to the nation's highest mountain, Gjeravica (Äeravica in Serbian), 2,656m (8,714ft) high. The central region is mainly hilly, but two large plains spread over Kosovo's west and east.