Bulgaria

Best time to visit, climate and weather Bulgaria

Best time to visit Bulgaria

Best time to visit Bulgaria

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

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Bulgaria 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 10 years.

Best time to visit and climate Bulgaria

Climate data from: Sofia
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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
10° 13° 18° 22° 25° 28° 27° 24° 20° 14°
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
Holiday Bulgaria

Holiday Bulgaria

Hotels and apartments in Bulgaria

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Climate Bulgaria

Climate Bulgaria

Climate Bulgaria per Month
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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 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
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
10° 13° 18° 22° 25° 28° 27° 24° 20° 14°
Night
min °C
-5° -3° 10° 12° 12° -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
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Average
UV-index
1 2 3 3 4 5 5 5 4 3 2 2
 

Climate Bulgaria january

On average, it is maximum 6° in january in Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria and on average, it snows 10 days in january.

Climate Bulgaria february

On average, it is maximum 10° in february in Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria and on average, it snows 7 days in february.

Climate Bulgaria march

On average, it is maximum 13° in march in Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria and on average, it snows 6 days in march.

Climate Bulgaria april

On average, it is maximum 18° in april in Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria and on average, it snows 1 day in april.

Climate Bulgaria may

On average, it is maximum 22° in may in Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria.

Climate Bulgaria june

On average, it is maximum 25° in june in Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria.

Climate Bulgaria july

On average, it is maximum 28° in july in Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria.

Climate Bulgaria august

On average, it is maximum 27° in august in Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria.

Climate Bulgaria september

On average, it is maximum 24° in september in Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria.

Climate Bulgaria october

On average, it is maximum 20° in october in Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria.

Climate Bulgaria november

On average, it is maximum 14° in november in Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria and on average, it snows 2 days in november.

Climate Bulgaria december

On average, it is maximum 6° in december in Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria and on average, it snows 8 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Bulgaria

14 day weather forecast Bulgaria

The weather for Sofia in Bulgaria will be 24° till 20° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Bulgaria is based on the weather in Sofia.

Weather forecast this week
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Su
19 May
Mo
20 May
Tu
21 May
We
22 May
Th
23 May
Fr
24 May
Sa
25 May
  Bewolkt Broken wolken Enkele wolken Bewolkt Broken wolken Lichte Regen Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 24° 23° 21° 22° 25° 19° 25°
Min (°C) 13° 14° 10° 11° 12° 13° 10°
Rainfall (mm) 0.3
mm
1.9
mm
0.3
mm
0
mm
4.8
mm
16.8
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 15% 30% 15% 0% 50% 75% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 4 8 9 8 8 3 9

Weather forecast next week
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Su
26 May
Mo
27 May
Tu
28 May
We
29 May
Th
30 May
Fr
31 May
Sa
1 Jun
  Broken wolken Light doucheregen Broken wolken Light doucheregen Broken wolken Broken wolken Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 26° 22° 21° 17° 20° 16° 20°
Min (°C) 13° 14° 12° 10°
Rainfall (mm) 0.1
mm
7.0
mm
0
mm
8.3
mm
4.4
mm
3.6
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 15% 60% 0% 60% 45% 40% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 5 4 9 4 8 4 9
About Bulgaria

About Bulgaria

Bulgaria is in the continental part Europa and the capital is Sofia. The total surface is 110.910 km² with 354 km of coastline and the population consists of 7.050.034 inhabitants. 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 2.154 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 3 hour and 25 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 hour and 30 minutes on your way without stops and delay..

Time difference Bulgaria

Time difference Bulgaria

In Bulgaria it is now 09:30 o’clock in the morning on sunday 19 may 2019. That is 2 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Bulgaria is Europe/Sofia and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Currency Bulgaria

Currency Bulgaria

In Bulgaria the Bulgaarse lev is used to pay.

Exchange rate Bulgaarse lev op 19 may 2019

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

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

Install exchange rate app

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.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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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