Best time to go to, climate and weather Bulgaria

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Bulgaria

Best time to visit and weather Bulgaria

Best time to visit and weather Bulgaria

The best time to go to Bulgaria is from april until october, in which you have a soft till warm temperature and little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Bulgaria is 30° in august and the lowest is 4° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Bulgaria or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Bulgaria
  Max temp Precipchance Precip Snow days
Jan 74 mm 10
Feb 59 mm 8
Mar 11° 85 mm 6
Apr 17° 86 mm 1
May 22° 119 mm 0
Jun 27° 124 mm 0
Jul 29° 92 mm 0
Aug 30° 51 mm 0
Sep 25° 62 mm 0
Oct 18° 65 mm 1
Nov 14° 30 mm 1
Dec 68 mm 8
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Bulgaria? Go to the full climate information about Bulgaria


Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Bulgaria indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Bulgaria.

Best warm months
  General Sunproof Warm
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Best cold months
  Winter sports Snow Cold
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Holiday Bulgaria

Holiday Bulgaria

Hotels and apartments in Bulgaria

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Climate Bulgaria

Climate Bulgaria

In Bulgaria there are 3 types of climates prevailing, namely the humid subtropical climate, temperate oceanic climate and hot-summer mediterranean climate. The average annual temperature for Bulgaria is 18° degrees and there is 916 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 148 days a year with an average humidity of 74% and an UV-index of 4.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Sofia in Bulgaria per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan -5° 74 mm 11 10 10 2 1
Feb -2° 59 mm 10 8 10 2 2
Mar 11° 85 mm 17 6 8 2 4
Apr 17° 86 mm 18 1 11 2 5
May 22° 13° 119 mm 23 0 8 2 5
Jun 27° 17° 124 mm 20 0 10 2 6
Jul 29° 19° 92 mm 16 0 15 2 6
Aug 30° 19° 51 mm 11 0 20 2 6
Sep 25° 14° 62 mm 13 0 17 2 5
Oct 18° 65 mm 13 1 17 2 3
Nov 14° 30 mm 9 1 20 2 2
Dec -2° 68 mm 10 8 13 2 2

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 4° in january in Bulgaria and at least around -5° degrees. In january there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 74 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Bulgaria and on average, it snows 10 days in january.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 7° in february in Bulgaria and at least around -2° degrees. In february there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 59 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Bulgaria and on average, it snows 8 days in february.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 11° in march in Bulgaria and at least around 2° degrees. In march there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 85 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Bulgaria and on average, it snows 6 days in march.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 17° in april in Bulgaria and at least around 8° degrees. In april there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 86 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Bulgaria and on average, it snows 1 day in april.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 22° in may in Bulgaria and at least around 13° degrees. In may there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 119 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Bulgaria.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 27° in june in Bulgaria and at least around 17° degrees. In june there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 124 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Bulgaria.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 29° in july in Bulgaria and at least around 19° degrees. In july there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 92 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Bulgaria.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 30° in august in Bulgaria and at least around 19° degrees. In august there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 51 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Bulgaria.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 25° in september in Bulgaria and at least around 14° degrees. In september there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 62 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Bulgaria.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 18° in october in Bulgaria and at least around 8° degrees. In october there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 65 mm. The it will be dry 17 days this month in Bulgaria and on average, it snows 1 day in october.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 14° in november in Bulgaria and at least around 3° degrees. In november there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm. The it will be dry 20 days this month in Bulgaria and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 7° in december in Bulgaria and at least around -2° degrees. In december there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 68 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Bulgaria and on average, it snows 8 days in december.

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Weather statistics Bulgaria

Weather statistics Bulgaria

View all weather statistics from Bulgaria per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Bulgaria and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Bulgaria

14 day weather forecast Bulgaria

The weather for Sofia in Bulgaria will be 4° till 2° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Fr14 Dec Sa15 Dec Su16 Dec Mo17 Dec Tu18 Dec We19 Dec Th20 Dec
  Mix Sneeuw / rain Bewolkt Mix Sneeuw / rain Mix Sneeuw / rain Mix Sneeuw / rain Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken
Max (°C) -1°
Min (°C) -2° -1° -2° -2° -2° -1°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 65% 25% 45% 45% 40% 15% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 4.3mm 1.9mm 3.0mm 2.6mm 2.2mm 0.1mm 0mm
Snowfall and snow cover
Snowfall (cm) 3.1cm 0cm 0.8cm 1.3cm 1.1cm 0cm 0cm
Snow cover (cm) 2cm 2cm 2cm 4cm 5cm 5cm 5cm
UV-index
UV-index 2 1 1 1 1 4 3
Weather forecast next week
  Fr21 Dec Sa22 Dec Su23 Dec Mo24 Dec Tu25 Dec We26 Dec Th27 Dec
  Bewolkt Light doucheregen Enkele wolken Bewolkt Light doucheregen Broken wolken Broken wolken
Max (°C) 10° -1°
Min (°C) -3° -5°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 15% 50% 0% 20% 50% 15% 15%
Rainfall (mm) 0.1mm 6.0mm 0mm 1.3mm 6.5mm 0.1mm 0.2mm
Snowfall and snow cover
Snowfall (cm) 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm
Snow cover (cm) 4cm 1cm 1cm 1cm 0cm 0cm 0cm
UV-index
UV-index 2 2 4 2 2 3 3
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About Bulgaria

About Bulgaria

Bulgaria is in the continental part Europa and the capital is Sofia. It is 110.910 km² with 354 km of coastline and has a population of 7.050.034. In terms of area, the country is 2,5x as small as United Kingdom. If you want to call Bulgaria you have to use +359 or 00359 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +3595012457809 or 003595012457809.


Bulgaria is in a straight line at 2.014 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 3 hour and 10 min. If you are going to drive here by car, then the route is 2482 km from London to the capital city Sofia and you are about 25 minutes and 10 minutes on your way without stops and delay..

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Time difference Bulgaria

Time difference Bulgaria

In Bulgaria it is now 09:24 hour in the morning on friday 14 december 2018. That is 2 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Bulgaria is Europe/Sofia and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

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Vaccinations Bulgaria

Vaccinations Bulgaria

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Bulgaria.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
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Reisadvies

Reisadvies Bulgaria

Reisadvies voor Bulgaria

Bron: Nederlandwereldwijd.nl - Rijksoverheid

Dit reisadvies is opnieuw beoordeeld. Er is geen reden voor inhoudelijke aanpassingen.

Bekijk het actuele reisadvies voor Bulgaria op de site van de Rijksoverheid.

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Currency Bulgaria

Currency Bulgaria

In Bulgaria the Bulgaarse lev is used to pay.

Exchange rate Bulgaarse lev op 14 december 2018

1 Bulgaarse lev = € 0,51 euro
100 Bulgaarse lev = € 51,14 euro

1 euro = 1,96 Bulgaarse lev
100 euro = 195,53 Bulgaarse lev

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It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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