Bulgaria
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Bulgaria

The best time to visit in Bulgaria is from May until September, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Bulgaria is 28°C in August and the lowest is 6°C in January. The water temperature is between 9°C and 28°C.

Bulgaria has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Bulgaria or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather East Bulgaria by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 6 8 11 15 20 24 27 28 24 17 13 8
Water temperature (°C) 10 9 9 13 19 25 28 27 25 21 16 13
Precipitation (mm) 26 21 27 20 27 29 23 16 25 34 29 28

Climate data from city: Sunny Beach

Average weather West Bulgaria by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 2 4 9 15 19 23 26 26 21 15 11 4
Precipitation (mm) 25 17 32 38 51 56 49 26 27 24 18 23

Climate data from city: Sofia




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14 day weather forecast Bulgaria

The weather for Bulgaria will be 6° till 8° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Bulgaria is based on the weather conditions in the city of Sofia.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Thursday
20 january
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6°C
-4°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
ZZO
0 cm
1
Friday
21 january
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1°C
-4°C
1.1 mm
70%
4 Bft
W
0.7 cm
1
Saturday
22 january
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-1°C
-7°C
0.8 mm
70%
4 Bft
W
0.7 cm
1
Sunday
23 january
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-5°C
-9°C
2.0 mm
85%
3 Bft
WNW
1.6 cm
1
Monday
24 january
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-5°C
-10°C
1.4 mm
80%
2 Bft
NW
1.1 cm
1
Tuesday
25 january
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-6°C
-12°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
W
0 cm
1
Wednesday
26 january
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-4°C
-11°C
0.4 mm
40%
1 Bft
ZZW
0.2 cm
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Thursday
27 january
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-4°C
-12°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
W
0 cm
1
Friday
28 january
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-1°C
-7°C
0.7 mm
65%
1 Bft
ZZW
0.5 cm
1
Saturday
29 january
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-1°C
-7°C
0.2 mm
25%
1 Bft
ZZO
0.1 cm
1
Sunday
30 january
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-1°C
-7°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
WZW
0 cm
1
Monday
31 january
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1°C
-5°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
W
0 cm
1
Tuesday
1 february
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5°C
-3°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
W
0 cm
1
Wednesday
2 february
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8°C
-1°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
W
0 cm
1

Climate Bulgaria

Click on a region of Bulgaria to view the climate:

Climate table of East Bulgaria (Sunny Beach)

East Bulgaria has the continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for East Bulgaria is 17° degrees and there is about 303 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 200 days a year with an average humidity of 74% and an UV-index of 4.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 6 8 11 15 20 24 27 28 24 17 13 8
Night temp. (°C) 1 3 5 8 13 17 20 20 17 12 9 4
Water temp. (°C) 10 9 9 13 19 25 28 27 25 21 16 13
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 26 21 27 20 27 29 23 16 25 34 29 28
Days with rain 9 9 13 11 14 12 10 6 10 11 11 11
Days with snow 5 2 1 - - - - - - - - 2
Dry days 17 17 17 19 17 18 21 25 20 20 19 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 5 7 10 11 12 12 12 11 5 5 5
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 2 2 4 4 5 6 6 6 5 4 3 2

Climate data from city: Sunny Beach

Climate table of West Bulgaria (Sofia)

West Bulgaria has the continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for West Bulgaria is 15° degrees and there is about 385 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 176 days a year with an average humidity of 74% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 2 4 9 15 19 23 26 26 21 15 11 4
Night temp. (°C) -5 -3 0 4 7 10 12 12 9 5 3 -3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 25 17 32 38 51 56 49 26 27 24 18 23
Days with rain 9 8 14 17 20 18 15 9 11 10 8 9
Days with snow 10 7 6 1 - - - - - - 2 8
Dry days 12 13 11 12 11 12 16 22 19 21 20 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 5 7 10 11 11 12 12 9 7 6 6
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 1 2 3 3 4 5 5 5 4 3 2 2

Climate data from city: Sofia

Bulgaria weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Bulgaria? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Bulgaria?

Bulgaria lies in a straight line about 4,217 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Sofia). By car the distance is 5,364 km. You are on your way 66 hours and 10 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Bulgaria?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Bulgaria is approximately 6 h. 40 min.

What are the largest airports in Bulgaria?

These are the largest airports in Bulgaria:

  • Sofia Airport — Sofia
  • Plovdiv International Airport — Plovdiv
  • Varna Airport — Varna
  • Burgas Airport — Burgas

How many inhabitants are there in Bulgaria?

Bulgaria has approximately 7,050,034 inhabitants.

How big is Bulgaria?

The area of Bulgaria is around 110,910 km². It is 7x smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Bulgaria?

The capital of Bulgaria is Sofia.

What is the currency of Bulgaria?

In Bulgaria the Bulgarian lev (BGN) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 20 January 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 0.010 Bulgarian lev
  • 1 Bulgarian lev = 97.05 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 1.03 Bulgarian lev
  • 100 Bulgarian lev = 9,705.16 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Bulgaria?

The area code to call Bulgaria is +359.