Bansko weather in January (Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria)

People don't tend to visit Bansko in January since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Bansko in January lies at 1.9°C (35.42°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around -7.1°C (19.22°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during January is moderate with an average of 70mm (2.7 inches). This makes it the driest month of the year. There are generally around 10 snowy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 125 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Bansko, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature -7 °C  
Max Temperature 1 °C  
Chance of Rain 34%  
Precipitation 69mm  
Rainy days 10 days  
Humidity 75% *  
Sunshine 125 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 44% *  
* Data from: Sandanski, Bulgaria (34 KM, 21 Miles).

Where to go in Bulgaria in January

Find out more about the weather in Bulgaria in January 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 to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Bansko should plan on bringing winter clothes, snow boots and a warm winter coat since there will be many periods of snow.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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