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What is the climate like in Bulgaria?

The climate of Bulgaria has an average yearly temperature of 20°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 6°C and rise to 32°C.

Annually, about 651 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Bulgaria. Additionally, about 55 cm of snow falls each year.

The best time to visit Bulgaria is April, May and July until October. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Bulgaria.

Temperature 6 to 32°C
Rain 651 mm
Snow 55 cm

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Nice and warm during the day and a little cool in the evenin... more

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We had some rain on the days we went last year in May. But i... more

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The climate of Bulgaria
  • Average yearly temperature: 20°C
  • Highest temperature: 32°C in August
  • Lowest temperature: 6°C in January
  • Rainfall: 651 mm per year, averaging 54 mm by month
  • Driest months: 37 mm in February, 39 mm in August and 40 mm in December
  • Wettest months: 97 mm in June, 83 mm in May and 57 mm in October
  • Snowfall: 55 cm per year

Climate table Bulgaria

The climate table for Bulgaria shows the average temperatures, rainfall, snowfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 6 10 14 19 24 28 31 32 27 20 14 9
Nighttime temperature (°C) -4 -1 3 5 11 16 18 16 12 7 4 -1
Rainfall (mm) 44 37 53 49 83 97 51 39 52 57 49 40
Snowfall (cm) 16 14 7,3 2,4 0 0 0 0 0 0 7,2 7,7
UV Index 3 4 5 7 8 8 8 8 7 5 3 3
Best month No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No

Temperature by month in Bulgaria

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Bulgaria

Temperature by month in Bulgaria

Rainfall by month in Bulgaria

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Bulgaria.

Rainfall by month in Bulgaria

Snowfall by month in Bulgaria

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters by month in Bulgaria.

Snowfall by month in Bulgaria

UV index by month in Bulgaria

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Bulgaria.

UV index by month in Bulgaria

Yearly temperature in Bulgaria

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Bulgaria, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Bulgaria

Yearly total rainfall in Bulgaria

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Bulgaria.

Rainfall per year in Bulgaria

Yearly snowfall in Bulgaria

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in Bulgaria, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in Bulgaria

Weather experiences in Bulgaria

The weather in Bulgaria is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 6 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

Nice and warm during the day and a little cool in the evening, well suited for a northern woman :)— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

We had some rain on the days we went last year in May. But it was quickly gone. And we had some lovely hours by the pool.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Expect rain and snow. Sun worshippers will probably be disappointed, but for those looking for a winter atmosphere, it was absolutely enchanting.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Mostly sunny and dry, but occasional refreshing showers. Fantastic for lovers of summer heat.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

It was warm during the day, but got colder at night. We had a few rainy days, but also many clear days. Don't forget to bring a jacket for the evening!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

The sun was shining brightly, but it was not too hot. The occasional rain shower provided refreshment. Real fun!— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Bulgaria by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Bulgaria and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Bulgaria, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.