Sofia weather in August (Sofia, Bulgaria)

Planning a trip to Sofia in August? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In Sofia the weather in August is generally perfect, with high temperatures and moderate rainfall. August is a summer month. Daytime temperatures hover around 27°C (show in °F), while nights can cool down to about 14°C. On average, it is the warmest month of the year. So be prepared and pack summer clothes. Embrace the warmth, but always stay equipped with your summer essentials to make the most of this toasty month.

Sofia in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 50 mm (show in inches) for the month. Typically around 6 days of rainfall is expected.

The weather is predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 308 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry weather with pleasant temperatures. May, June, July, August and September typically offer the most favorable weather. In contrast, January, February and December tend to have less favorable conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Sofia climate page with graphs.


Sofia, monthly averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 14.3°C  
Max Temperature 27.3°C  
Chance of Rain 21%  
Precipitation 50 mm  
Rainy days 6 days  
Humidity 62%  
Windspeed 7 km/h  
Sunshine 308 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Bulgaria in August

Find out more about the weather in Bulgaria in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Sofia in August?

​ It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. ​ ​

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Sofia.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Bulgaria? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Bulgaria. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.