The country of Macedonia features a temporal climate and the temperatures vary drastically, the best time of year to visit the country in June to September. There are varied landscapes to explore in Macedonia including soaring mountains, and sparkling lakes along with other intriguing activities. The temperatures can feel cold for at least half the year as well as rain. The hottest months are July, August, and then June with highs averaging into the upper 80s in July, and dropping down to the low 60s at night. The northern region of Macedonia features more of a Mediterranean climate with four distinct seasons, the spring can be short and each season is tempered by the altitude, summers are hot, and the winters can be quite mild. The summers are a great time to be outdoors with hiking and trekking opportunities in the mountains, and the winter months are ideal for winter sports.