Weather in July in Bulgaria

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in July 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 July?

The weather conditions in Bulgaria in July range from unpleasant to perfect depending on the destination. It is a summer month.

During July in Bulgaria, the average temperature ranges from high in Sofia with 28°C (82°F) to very high in Sandanski with 36°C (96°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 20°C (68°F) in Sandanski and 15°C (59°F) in Sofia. On average, this month is one of the warmest months of the year in Bulgaria. So be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

Precipitation in July ranges from low in Sunny Beach with an average of 26mm (1inch) rainfall to moderate in Vratsa with 86mm (3.4inch). It is the driest month of the year in Sunny Beach. It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 357 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 July

Find the average weather conditions in July 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 July for the 5 most popular destinations in Bulgaria?

Average weather in Sunny Beach

In July Sunny Beach generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Sunny Beach
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
27°C / 81°F 
17°C / 63°F 
320 hours 
33mm / 1.3inch 
31°C / 88°F 
21°C / 70°F 
357 hours 
26mm / 1inch 
August   >> August
>>  
30°C / 86°F 
21°C / 70°F 
338 hours 
29mm / 1.1inch 
Climate in Sunny Beach

Average weather in Sofia

In July Sofia generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C (59°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
<<   June June
<<  
25°C / 77°F 
13°C / 56°F 
267 hours 
81mm / 3.2inch 
11 days 
28°C / 82°F 
15°C / 59°F 
310 hours 
63mm / 2.5inch 
8 days 
August   >> August
>>  
29°C / 83°F 
15°C / 60°F 
308 hours 
49mm / 1.9inch 
7 days 
Climate in Sofia

Average weather in Sozopol

In July Sozopol generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (85°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
<<   June June
<<  
26°C / 79°F 
18°C / 64°F 
272 hours 
66mm / 2.6inch 
9 days 
30°C / 85°F 
21°C / 70°F 
329 hours 
38mm / 1.5inch 
6 days 
August   >> August
>>  
29°C / 84°F 
21°C / 70°F 
303 hours 
18mm / 0.7inch 
5 days 
Climate in Sozopol

Average weather in Bansko

In July Bansko generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 36°C (96°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant 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
<<   June June
<<  
32°C / 89°F 
18°C / 64°F 
312 hours 
56mm / 2.2inch 
6 days 
36°C / 96°F 
20°C / 68°F 
368 hours 
27mm / 1.1inch 
5 days 
August   >> August
>>  
36°C / 96°F 
20°C / 69°F 
346 hours 
32mm / 1.3inch 
4 days 
poor 
Climate in Bansko

Average weather in Sveti Vlas

In July Sveti Vlas generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Sveti Vlas
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
27°C / 81°F 
17°C / 63°F 
320 hours 
33mm / 1.3inch 
31°C / 88°F 
21°C / 70°F 
357 hours 
26mm / 1inch 
August   >> August
>>  
30°C / 86°F 
21°C / 70°F 
338 hours 
29mm / 1.1inch 
Climate in Sveti Vlas

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Bulgaria.

Is July the best time to go to Bulgaria?

In our opinion July is one of the best times to visit Bulgaria with commonly perfect 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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