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Climate and weather of Bulgaria



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Climate

 
Bulgaria has a temperate continental climate with four seasons.

Temperatures range between 4° in January and 28° in July (they are lower in the central mountains). Rainfall is higher in the mountains (1 200 mm per year) than in the lowlands (500 to 700 mm per year). Sunshine range from two hours per day in January to ten hours a day in July and August.

Winter (December to February)
Temperatures are low (4°) or very low (-10 to -15°) when northeastern winds blow. Rainfall is low (the first snow falls in December).

Spring (March to May)
Temperatures rise progressively (10° in March, 15° in April, 20° in May) and rainfall is low.

Summer (June to August)
Temperatures reach 28° in July and rainfall is low.

Autumn (September to November)
Temperatures drop steadily (23° in September, 16° in October, 10° in November) and rainfall is low.

 When to go to Bulgaria (pleasant climate) 
The climate of Bulgaria is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Sofia (Capital of Bulgaria) Map of Bulgaria

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
15°
20°
23°
min
-5°
-3°
12°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
26°
25°
22°
16°
min
13°
14°
10°
-3°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
30
30
40
50
80
70
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
50
50
40
30
50
40

Burgas

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
11°
16°
21°
25°
min
-1°
12°
16°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
28°
27°
24°
18°
13°
min
18°
17°
15°
14°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
40
40
40
50
40
50
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
30
30
40
50
60
50

Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for Bulgaria are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

Bulgaria weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
Bulgaria, a country located in Eastern Europe, is bordered by the Black Sea to the east, by Turkey to the southeast, by Greece to the southwest, by Serbia and Macedonia to the west and by Romania to the north.

Capital: Sofia
Area: 111 000 kmē
Population: 7 000 000 inhabitants
Language: Bulgarian
Currency: Lev

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