Bulgaria: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Get the perfect time to go to Bulgaria from seasonal norms in many locations like Slantchev Briag (Sunny Beach) or Albena here.

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When is the best time to go to Bulgaria?

When is the best time to go to Bulgaria? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Bulgaria, the weather is good everywhere in July, August and September
  • The best months to go to Sofia are May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in Sofia are July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The rainiest months in this city are May and June
  • The cities with the best climate are Plovdiv, Melnik, Pleven, Sliven and Stara Zagora, with good weather at least 7 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Burgas are June, July, August and September

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Bulgaria for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad Bulgaria in january
very bad Bulgaria in february
very bad to bad* Bulgaria in march
tolerable to good* Bulgaria in april
tolerable to good* Bulgaria in may
tolerable to good* Bulgaria in june
good to perfect* Bulgaria in july
good to perfect* Bulgaria in august
good to perfect* Bulgaria in september
tolerable to good* Bulgaria in october
very bad to tolerable* Bulgaria in november
very bad Bulgaria in december

When to go to Bulgaria by city

Sofia

Best time to go to Sofia

The best months to go to Sofia are may, june, july, august, september and october.

Burgas

Best time to go to Burgas

The best months to go to Burgas are may, june, july, august, september and october.

Plovdiv

Best time to go to Plovdiv

The best months to go to Plovdiv are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.

Slantchev Briag (Sunny Beach)

Best time to go to Slantchev Briag (Sunny Beach)

The best months to go to Slantchev Briag (Sunny Beach) are may, june, july, august, september and october.

Varna

Best time to go to Varna

The best months to go to Varna are may, june, july, august, september and october.


Climate and Weather in Bulgaria

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Bulgaria : Bulgarie village


Temperatures and rainfall in Bulgaria

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Bulgaria and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Sofia, Burgas, Plovdiv, Slantchev Briag (Sunny Beach) and Varna, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Bulgaria

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cities in Bulgaria (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About Bulgaria

What can I do in Bulgaria?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife

Is this weather information for Bulgaria reliable?

Climate data for Bulgaria has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Bulgaria allows us to determine the average for each month in Sofia, Burgas, Plovdiv, Slantchev Briag (Sunny Beach), Varna, Albena, Bansko, Melnik, and 6 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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