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Sofia weather in October (Sofia, Bulgaria)

Looking to travel to Sofia in October? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

Temperatures

In October, Sofia generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 17°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 6°C.

Precipitation

Sofia in October usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 53 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 5 days of the month will see rainfall.

Average sunshine

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 170 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm May, June, July, August and September typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Sofia, monthly averages in October

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 6°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 17°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 17%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 53 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 5 days  
HumidityHumidity 70%  
WindspeedWindspeed 7 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 170 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Bulgaria in October

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Sofia, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Barbeque
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Interested in more climate information?

This site 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 travel conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.