Best time to visit, weather and climate Sofia

Best time to visit Sofia, Bulgaria

The best time to visit Sofia in Bulgaria is from june until september, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Sofia is 26°C in july and the lowest is 2°C in january. The weather and climate of Sofia is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Sofia is an 7,7. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

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

Climate Sofia per month

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

Sofia has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Sofia 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.


Climate Sofia

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

On average, it is maximum 2° in january in Sofia and at least around -5° degrees. In january there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 25 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Sofia and on average, it snows 10 days in january.

Climate Sofia february

On average, it is maximum 4° in february in Sofia and at least around -3° degrees. In february there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Sofia and on average, it snows 7 days in february.

Climate Sofia march

On average, it is maximum 9° in march in Sofia and at least around 0° degrees. In march there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Sofia and on average, it snows 6 days in march.

Climate Sofia april

On average, it is maximum 15° in april in Sofia and at least around 4° degrees. In april there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Sofia and on average, it snows 1 day in april.

Climate Sofia may

On average, it is maximum 19° in may in Sofia and at least around 7° degrees. In may there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 51 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Sofia.

Climate Sofia june

On average, it is maximum 23° in june in Sofia and at least around 10° degrees. In june there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 56 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Sofia.

Climate Sofia july

On average, it is maximum 26° in july in Sofia and at least around 12° degrees. In july there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 49 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Sofia.

Climate Sofia august

On average, it is maximum 26° in august in Sofia and at least around 12° degrees. In august there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Sofia.

Climate Sofia september

On average, it is maximum 21° in september in Sofia and at least around 9° degrees. In september there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Sofia.

Climate Sofia october

On average, it is maximum 15° in october in Sofia and at least around 5° degrees. In october there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Sofia.

Climate Sofia november

On average, it is maximum 11° in november in Sofia and at least around 3° degrees. In november there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm. The it will be dry 20 days this month in Sofia and on average, it snows 2 days in november.

Climate Sofia december

On average, it is maximum 4° in december in Sofia and at least around -3° degrees. In december there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Sofia and on average, it snows 8 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Sofia

The weather for Sofia in Bulgaria will be around 28° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
4 Aug
Enkele wolken 30°C 17°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 9
We
5 Aug
Bewolkt 26°C 17°C 1.9 mm 40% 3m/s 3
Th
6 Aug
Bewolkt 26°C 17°C 0.2 mm 20% 3m/s 6
Fr
7 Aug
Onweer met regen 25°C 16°C 6.3 mm 70% 4m/s 3
Sa
8 Aug
Onweer met regen 25°C 17°C 9.3 mm 75% 3m/s 3
Su
9 Aug
Lichte Regen 27°C 16°C 11 mm 80% 2m/s 8
Mo
10 Aug
Enkele wolken 28°C 17°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 8

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
11 Aug
Enkele wolken 30°C 17°C 0.3 mm 10% 2m/s 8
We
12 Aug
Enkele wolken 30°C 17°C 0.9 mm 25% 2m/s 8
Th
13 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 30°C 17°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 8
Fr
14 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 31°C 19°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 3
Sa
15 Aug
Broken wolken 29°C 19°C 1.5 mm 35% 2m/s 2
Su
16 Aug
Enkele wolken 29°C 17°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 3
Mo
17 Aug
Helder hemel 30°C 16°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 3

Weather experiences Sofia

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Hotels and apartments in Sofia

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Flight tickets to Sofia

The 3 nearest airports to Sofia you can fly to are:

  • Sofia Airport (8 km)
    Sofia
  • Nis Airport (139 km)
    Niš
  • Plovdiv International Airport (143 km)
    Plovdiv

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About Sofia

Sofia lies in Bulgaria in the province Sofia-Grad and the population consists of 1.185.000 inhabitants. If you want to call Sofia 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.

Sofia is in a straight line at 2.015 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 3 hours10.

The coordinates of Sofia, Bulgaria are latitude: 42.683333 en longitude: 23.316667

The GPS coordinates are N 42° 40' 59.8800" en E 23° 19' 0.1200"

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Currency Sofia

In Sofia the Bulgarian lev is used to pay.

Exchange rate Bulgarian lev (BGN) 4 august 2020

1 Bulgarian lev = 0,60 United States dollar
100 Bulgarian lev = 60,12 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 1,66 Bulgarian lev
100 United States dollar = 166,37 Bulgarian lev

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Time difference Sofia

In Sofia it is now 13:28 o’clock in the afternoon on tuesday 4 august 2020. That is 7 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Sofia is Europe/Sofia and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Vaccinations Sofia

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 Sofia.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës