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Best time to visit Bulgaria

Bulgaria has a temperate-continental climate with cold, wet winters and hot, dry summers. The spring, particularly April to June, is the best time to visit Bulgaria, and then again in October when temperatures are neither too hot or too cold.

Climate charts for cities and places within Bulgaria

The below climate charts have been compiled by Weather2Travel.com. For an explanation to the various measurements, please read our climate notes.

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Plovdiv

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 337 643 1152 1763 2272 2679 2984 2882 2577 1864 1254 643
Min temp (C)(F) -425 -228 134 643 1050 1355 1559 1559 1152 643 236 -228
Sunshine hours 3 4 5 7 8 9 10 10 8 6 4 3
Daylight hours 9 11 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 492 392 452 462 723 663 522 331 381 462 572 582
Rainy Days 7 7 7 7 9 7 5 5 4 5 6 8
Humidity L L M M H VH VH VH H M L L
UV 1/L 2/L 4/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 9/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Sofia

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) -130 134 540 1050 1558 1864 2068 1966 1661 1151 541 133
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 30 30 40 50 70 80 60 40 40 30 50 40
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Veliko Tarnovo

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 236 541 1152 1763 2373 2679 2882 2882 2475 1864 1152 541
Min temp (C)(F) -523 -327 32 541 1050 1355 1559 1559 1152 643 236 -228
Sunshine hours 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 9 8 6 3 2
Daylight hours 9 11 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 452 412 422 502 713 763 552 422 392 422 542 542
Rainy Days 9 8 8 9 10 9 7 6 5 5 8 9
Humidity L L M M H VH VH H M M L L
UV 1/L 2/L 4/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A