Bulgaria Climatic Classifications

CodeDescriptionGroupNumber of states/regionsStates/regions
CfbMarine west coast, warm summerTemperate13 Dobrich Kardzhali Kyustendil Montana Pazardzhik Pernik Shumen Sliven Sofia Sofia City Turgovishte Vidin Vratsa
CfaHumid subtropical, no dry seasonTemperate12 Burgas Khaskovo Lovech Pleven Plovdiv Razgrad Ruse Silistra Stara Zagora Varna Veliko Turnovo Yambol
DfbHumid continental, no dry season, warm summerCold (continental)3 Blagoevgrad Gabrovo Smolyan

Summary: Most regions (13) in Bulgaria lie in the Marine west coast, warm summer climate zone (Köppen: Cfb). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 15.61°C (60.1°F) in Khaskovo to a low of 11.11°C (52.0°F) in Smolyan.

Climate Bulgaria: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)5.67(42.21)8.6(47.48)13.43(56.17)18.61(65.5)23.81(74.86)28.24(82.83)31.18(88.12)32.02(89.64)26.89(80.4)19.22(66.6)13.73(56.71)8.05(46.49)32.02(89.64)
Average high °C (°F)3.18(37.72)6.02(42.84)10.91(51.64)16.15(61.07)20.87(69.57)25.13(77.23)28.02(82.44)29.12(84.42)24.33(75.79)17.12(62.82)11.78(53.2)5.67(42.21)16.52(61.74)
Daily mean °C (°F)0.47(32.85)3.37(38.07)8.07(46.53)12.98(55.36)17.68(63.82)21.96(71.53)24.62(76.32)25.39(77.7)20.7(69.26)13.87(56.97)8.75(47.75)2.96(37.33)13.4(56.12)
Average low °C (°F)-3.24(26.17)-0.74(30.67)2.79(37.02)5.86(42.55)9.57(49.23)13.47(56.25)15.55(59.99)16.19(61.14)13.01(55.42)8.37(47.07)4.81(40.66)-0.39(31.3)7.1(44.78)
Record low °C (°F)-5.12(22.78)-3.14(26.35)0.36(32.65)3.4(38.12)6.72(44.1)9.8(49.64)11.95(53.51)12.77(54.99)9.59(49.26)5.65(42.17)2.61(36.7)-2.52(27.46)-5.12(22.78)
Average precipitation mm (inches)34.41(1.35)34.05(1.34)41.1(1.62)40.2(1.58)59.76(2.35)69.33(2.73)47.11(1.85)23.77(0.94)23.33(0.92)35.14(1.38)23.17(0.91)32.51(1.28)38.66(1.52)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)7.036.868.349.2312.9512.858.994.995.025.854.656.317.76
Average relative humidity (%)83.1880.9373.7169.8772.5269.5162.7155.6259.2968.8675.7478.5370.87
Mean monthly sunshine hours6.877.349.7912.413.4413.7714.0213.711.697.967.517.0910.46

Bulgaria Climate Graph

Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s Cities by Temperature

Bulgaria’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

Khaskovo
15.61°C | 60.1°F
Yambol
15.21°C | 59.38°F
Burgas
14.91°C | 58.84°F
Vidin
14.76°C | 58.57°F
Silistra
14.49°C | 58.08°F
Ruse
14.48°C | 58.06°F
Pleven
14.39°C | 57.9°F
Stara Zagora
14.31°C | 57.76°F
Kardzhali
14.21°C | 57.58°F
Varna
14.2°C | 57.56°F
Sliven
14.16°C | 57.49°F
Plovdiv
13.61°C | 56.5°F
Dobrich
13.56°C | 56.41°F
Veliko Turnovo
13.51°C | 56.32°F
Razgrad
13.46°C | 56.23°F
Shumen
13.45°C | 56.21°F
Montana
13.16°C | 55.69°F
Gabrovo
13.13°C | 55.63°F
Lovech
13.13°C | 55.63°F
Turgovishte
13.05°C | 55.49°F
Vratsa
12.7°C | 54.86°F
Pazardzhik
12.58°C | 54.64°F
Blagoevgrad
11.9°C | 53.42°F
Pernik
11.86°C | 53.35°F
Sofia
11.46°C | 52.63°F
Sofia City
11.46°C | 52.63°F
Kyustendil
11.41°C | 52.54°F
Smolyan
11.11°C | 52.0°F

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