Annual average climate in Sofia
To start, here is an overview of the climatic averages over the whole year in Sofia:
- Minimum annual temperature: 6°C
- Average annual temperature: 12°C
- Maximum annual temperature: 17°C
- Precipitation: 59 mm/month (with 10 rainy days/month)
Monthly climate normals
|Min / Max||Precipitation|
|January||-4 ° / 3 °||44mm / 10 days|
|february||-3 ° / 6 °||34mm / 10 days|
|March||– / 13°||45mm / 11 days|
|April||5 ° / 17 °||50mm / 10 days|
|may||10 ° / 22 °||79mm / 14 days|
|June||13 ° / 25 °||81mm / 11 days|
|July||14 ° / 28 °||70mm / 8 days|
|August||15 ° / 28 °||73mm / 8 days|
|September||11 ° / 23 °||85mm / 8 days|
|October||7 ° / 18 °||67mm / 9 days|
|November||3 ° / 11 °||33mm / 7 days|
|December||-2 ° / 4 °||47mm / 11 days|
The weather forecasts were generated using information provided by the SOFIA weather station. The latter is located in Bulgaria, 7 km from Sofia and is at an altitude of 531 meters.
The best time to go, and the worst
Below are some additional answers that should help you decide when is the best time to stay in Sofia, or when to avoid.
Which are the warmest months in Sofia?
In Sofia, the months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
July (with 28°C), August (with 28°C), June (with 25°C), …
What are the coldest months?
The months of the year with the lowest average temperatures in Sofia are:
January (with -1°C), December (with 1°C), february (with 2°C), …
Which are the driest months in Sofia?
In Sofia, the months of the year with the fewest rainy days are:
November (with 7 rainy days/month), September (with 8 rainy days/month), July (with 8 rainy days/month), …
What are the rainiest months?
The months with the most rainy days in Sofia are:
may (with 14 rainy days/month), December (with 11 rainy days/month), March (with 11 rainy days/month), …
What is the weather around?
Nearby cities with a similar climate
These cities very close to Sofia could experience a very similar climate:
Pernik (26 km from Sofia), Kostinbrod (16 km), Slivnitsa (29 km), Elin Pelin (23 km), Bozhurishte (12 km), Buhovo (21 km), ...
You might also be interested in these cities:
Vidin (148 km from Sofia), …
Check the weather forecasts for other major cities in Bulgaria:
Varna (378 km from Sofia), Vidin (148 km), Kardjali (205 km), ...
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