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Best time to visit Sofia, Bulgaria

Best time to visit Sofia, Bulgaria

The best time to visit Sofia in Bulgaria is from may until october, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Sofia is 28°C in july and the lowest is 6°C in january.

The average climate figure for Sofia is an 8,4. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Sofia has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the oceanic climate and continental climate. 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

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Day
max °C
MM
rain
Snow
days
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
6 10 13 18 22 25 28 27 24 20 14 6
MM
rain
25 mm 17 mm 32 mm 38 mm 51 mm 56 mm 49 mm 26 mm 27 mm 24 mm 18 mm 23 mm
Snow
days
10 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8
Vacation Sofia

Vacation Sofia

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Climate Sofia

Climate Sofia

Climate Sofia per Month

Climate Sofia per Month
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Sofia has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the oceanic climate and continental climate. 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.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
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
max °C
6 10 13 18 22 25 28 27 24 20 14 6
Night
min °C
-5 -3 0 4 7 10 12 12 9 5 3 -3
MM
rain
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 6° 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.

Suitable month for:winter sports

Climate Sofia february

On average, it is maximum 10° 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 13° 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 18° 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 22° 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 25° 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 28° 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 27° 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 24° 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 20° 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 14° 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 6° 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

14 day weather forecast Sofia

The weather for Sofia in Bulgaria will be 29° till 30° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week
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Sa
20 Jul
Su
21 Jul
Mo
22 Jul
Tu
23 Jul
We
24 Jul
Th
25 Jul
Fr
26 Jul
  Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Helder hemel Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 28° 29° 31° 27° 26° 29° 29°
Min (°C) 16° 17° 17° 19° 15° 15° 18°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0
mm
0.1
mm
0.7
mm
0.5
mm
0
mm
0.1
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 15% 10% 10% 0% 15%
UV-index
UV-index 10 10 10 7 9 9 8

Weather forecast next week
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Sa
27 Jul
Su
28 Jul
Mo
29 Jul
Tu
30 Jul
We
31 Jul
Th
1 Aug
Fr
2 Aug
  Helder hemel Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 29° 27° 26° 28° 31° 30° 27°
Min (°C) 17° 16° 17° 17° 18° 19° 18°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0
mm
1.8
mm
1.1
mm
2.0
mm
1.6
mm
0.4
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 25% 20% 30% 25% 10%
UV-index
UV-index 8 8 7 6 8 8 8
About Sofia

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 hour and 10 min.

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

The GPS coordinates are N 42° 40' 59.9988" en E 23° 19' 0.0012"

Time difference Sofia

Time difference Sofia

In Sofia it is now 00:57 o’clock at night on sunday 21 july 2019. That is 7 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Sofia is Europe/Sofia and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Currency Sofia

Currency Sofia

In Sofia the Bulgarian lev is used to pay.

Exchange rate Bulgarian lev (BGN) 20 july 2019

1 Bulgarian lev = 0,57 United States dollar
100 Bulgarian lev = 57,35 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 1,74 Bulgarian lev
100 United States dollar = 174,37 Bulgarian lev

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Vaccinations Sofia

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
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