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    Central Bulgaria

    Sofia weather and climate

    Central Bulgaria

    Sofia weather and climate

     

    Day

    4 °C

     

    Night

    -2 °C

     

    Precipitation

    45 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    9 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    9 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    2 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    80 %

     

    Day

    4 °C

     

    Night

    -2 °C

     

    Precipitation

    45 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    9 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    9 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    2 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    80 %

    Weather charts for Sofia

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    Weather overview for Sofia

    Weather overview

    Sofia (Bulgaria) is a place with a mild continental climate. The day temperatures range from 2.8 °C (37.0 °F) in January to 27.4 °C (81.3 °F) in July. The least rainy month in Sofia is October with its 6 days of rain, the rainiest month is May, when it rains 13 days. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in July with 15.4 °C (59.7 °F), the lowest in January with -3.9 °C (25.0 °F).

    January weather

    The minimum of the day temperature can be noticed, the value of this measure is 2.8 °C (37.0 °F) in Sofia, on the contrary the sea temperature reaches its maximum, with its value of 0.0 °C (32.0 °F). The rainfall amount starts to descent in this month. The night temperature is on its minimum, with its value being -3.9 °C (25.0 °F).

    February weather

    The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, with its value being 9 days in Sofia, while the minimum of the rainfall amount is observable, with its value being 35 mm (1.37 in). The night temperature starts to rise, with its value of -3.1 °C (26.4 °F), and the day temperature rise's start could be observed as well, with its value of 5.1 °C (41.2 °F). The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, the value of this measure is 3 hours.

    March weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, its value is 10.1 °C (50.2 °F) in Sofia, and the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month as well, the value of this measure is 0.4 °C (32.7 °F). The beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed, the value of this measure is 45 mm (1.78 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, with its value being 4 hours. The maximum of the wind speed can be noticed, with its value being 2.8.

    April weather

    The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, with its value being 10 days in Sofia, while the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, its value is 54 mm (2.11 in). The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 15.9 °C (60.6 °F), and the night temperature continues to rise as well, its value is 5.5 °C (41.9 °F). The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed.

    May weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, with its value of 21.1 °C (70.0 °F) in Sofia, and the night temperature continues to rise as well. The maximum of the number of rainy days can be noticed, the value of this measure is 13 days, while the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 70 mm (2.74 in). The tourist season slowly starts. The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 7 hours.

    June weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in June in Sofia. The day temperature continues to rise, with its value being 24.7 °C (76.5 °F), and the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month as well, its value is 13.5 °C (56.3 °F). The maximum of the rainfall amount can be noticed, the value of this measure is 79 mm (3.10 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, with its value being 8 hours. The day length is on its maximum, with its value being 15 hours.

    July weather

    The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in Sofia. The day temperature reaches its maximum, the value of this measure is 27.4 °C (81.3 °F), and the maximum of the night temperature is observable too in July. The number of rainy days continues to descent, with its value being 9 days, while the beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed, the value of this measure is 62 mm (2.44 in). The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable.

    August weather

    The descent of the number of rainy days can be observed, its value is 7 days in Sofia, and the descent of the rainfall amount can be observed as well. The beginning of the descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed in August. There is pending tourist season. The humidity reaches its minimum, the value of this measure is 64 %.

    September weather

    There is pending tourist season in Sofia. The beginning of the descent of the night temperature could be noticed, with its value being 10.6 °C (51.1 °F), and the day temperature descent's start could be observed as well, with its value of 22.5 °C (72.5 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 7 hours.

    October weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 16.3 °C (61.3 °F) in Sofia, and the night temperature descents similarly to the previous month too. The tourist season is taking place. The minimum of the number of rainy days can be noticed. The wind speed is on its minimum, with its value of 1.9. The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, with its value of 5 hours.

    November weather

    The day temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 8.7 °C (47.7 °F) in Sofia, and the night temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, with its value being 1.1 °C (34.0 °F). The beginning of the rise of the number of rainy days could be noticed. The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 3 hours.

    December weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 3.7 °C (38.7 °F) in Sofia, and the night temperature continues to descent too, its value is -2.3 °C (27.9 °F). The number of rainy days continues to rise, the value of this measure is 9 days. The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed in this month. The minimum of the day length is observable, the value of this measure is 9 hours. The maximum of the humidity is observable, with its value being 80 %.

    FAQs

    How many hours of sun to expect in April in Sofia?

    In April in Sofia, you can expect around 6 hours of sunshine.

    Is May part of the dry season in Sofia?

    No, May is not a dry month in Sofia, expect rain approximately 13 days in a month.

    How many rainy days can I expect in Sofia in June?

    There are 12 days, which are rainy in Sofia in June, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 2.8 days of the week, or in general - 40 % days.

    Is it hot in July in Sofia?

    In July in Sofia, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    What is the temperature in Sofia during the day in August?

    The average daily temperature in Sofia in August is 27.0 °C (80.6 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    Is there a wet season in Sofia in September?

    No, there is no wet season in September in Sofia - you can expect 7 days of rain during the month.

    Are there good conditions to visit in Sofia in October?

    October is a good month to visit Sofia. There are only 6 days of rain in the whole month, so you can leave your umbrella at home. A relatively low temperature of 16.3 °C (61.3 °F) may be ideal for walking or outdoor activities, but some people may have a different idea of the holiday. The night temperature of 6.0 °C (42.8 °F) is not inviting for evening and night activities except for visiting a bar and having beer or two.

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