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Climate in Sofia (Sofia), Bulgaria

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year.

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc.

Forecast for Sofia

Tue   May 28
20°C | 10°C
N 7 km/h
0.6 mm
broken clouds and  chance of slight rain

broken clouds and chance of slight rain

Wed   May 29
20°C | 9°C
W 11 km/h
1.2 mm
partly cloudy and  chance of slight rain

partly cloudy and chance of slight rain

Thu   May 30
22°C | 10°C
W 11 km/h
4.8 mm
partly cloudy and thunder

partly cloudy and thunder

The best time of year to visit Sofia in Bulgaria

Sofia has a humid continental climate. The city is surrounded by mountains which has a big influences on the weather. In the cold winter months there is a lot of fog and smog due to the lack of wind. In summer months it feels hotter than it actually is because of the lack of wind. Spring and autumn are characterized by very unpredictable weather. Within a day or two, the weather can change completely.

During the months of May, June and September you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20°C and 26°C.

Other facts from our historical weather data:

  • Which is the warmest month in Sofia?
    August has an average maximum temperature of 27°C and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Sofia?
    The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 4°C.
  • Which is the wettest month in Sofia?
    May tops the wettest month list with 91 mm of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Sofia?
    November is the driest month with 42 mm of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Sofia?
    July is the sunniest month with an average of 310 hours of sunshine.

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