Weather in April in Bulgaria

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in April in Bulgaria. Is this month a good time to go to Bulgaria? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Bulgaria in April?

The weather in Bulgaria in April ranges from tolerable to perfect depending on the destination.

During April in Bulgaria, the temperature ranges from moderate in Varna with 16°C (60°F) to pleasant temperatures in Sandanski with 22°C (71°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 12°C (53°F) in Sandanski and 9°C (48°F) in Varna.

Precipitation in April ranges from moderate in Sandanski with an average of 40mm (1.6inch) rainfall to moderate in Sunny Beach with 71mm (2.8inch). It is the wettest month of the year in Sunny Beach. It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 185 hours of sunshine in Sunny Beach during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Bulgaria.

Where to go in Bulgaria in April

Find the average weather conditions in April for the most popular destinations in Bulgaria on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Bulgaria

What is the weather like in April for the 5 most popular destinations in Bulgaria?

Average weather in Sunny Beach

In April Sunny Beach generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C (62°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 7°C (45°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Sunny Beach
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
12°C / 54°F 
4°C / 39°F 
160 hours 
49mm / 1.9inch 
17°C / 62°F 
7°C / 45°F 
185 hours 
71mm / 2.8inch 
May   >> May
>>  
24°C / 75°F 
14°C / 57°F 
277 hours 
47mm / 1.9inch 
Climate in Sunny Beach

Average weather in Sofia

In April Sofia generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C (62°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 5°C (42°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Sofia
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
12°C / 53°F 
1°C / 34°F 
168 hours 
37mm / 1.5inch 
11 days 
17°C / 62°F 
5°C / 42°F 
192 hours 
49mm / 1.9inch 
11 days 
May   >> May
>>  
22°C / 71°F 
10°C / 50°F 
235 hours 
78mm / 3.1inch 
14 days 
Climate in Sofia

Average weather in Sozopol

In April Sozopol generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 16°C (61°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C (47°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Sozopol
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
13°C / 55°F 
4°C / 39°F 
127 hours 
59mm / 2.3inch 
8 days 
16°C / 61°F 
9°C / 47°F 
177 hours 
53mm / 2.1inch 
10 days 
May   >> May
>>  
22°C / 71°F 
14°C / 57°F 
248 hours 
73mm / 2.9inch 
9 days 
Climate in Sozopol

Average weather in Bansko

In April Bansko generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C (71°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C (53°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Bansko
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
15°C / 59°F 
6°C / 43°F 
213 hours 
55mm / 2.2inch 
5 days 
22°C / 71°F 
12°C / 53°F 
235 hours 
40mm / 1.6inch 
6 days 
May   >> May
>>  
27°C / 80°F 
14°C / 58°F 
291 hours 
45mm / 1.8inch 
7 days 
Climate in Bansko

Average weather in Sveti Vlas

In April Sveti Vlas generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C (62°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 7°C (45°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Sveti Vlas
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
12°C / 54°F 
4°C / 39°F 
160 hours 
49mm / 1.9inch 
17°C / 62°F 
7°C / 45°F 
185 hours 
71mm / 2.8inch 
May   >> May
>>  
24°C / 75°F 
14°C / 57°F 
277 hours 
47mm / 1.9inch 
Climate in Sveti Vlas

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Is April the best time to go to Bulgaria?

In our opinion April is a good time to visit Bulgaria with commonly tolerable weather in Sunny Beach.

On average the best time to visit Bulgaria is in May, June, July, August, September and October with generally perfect weather in Sunny Beach. The worst months are January, February and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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