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Weather in Sofia

Sofia has a humid continental climate with wet summers and cold winters. The most pleasant months to visit Sofia are May, June and September, warm enough to enjoy the parks and outdoor cafés but without the crowds.

Spring (March to May) is warm but rainy, with temperatures rising from 6°C (43°F) in March to 15°C (59°F) in May. Time your visit with festivities such as Orthodox Easter, Liberation Day (3 March), and St George’s Day (6 May).

Nestled in the Sofia Valley at an altitude of 552m (1,812ft) and surrounded by mountains, the city usually enjoys pleasant summer months (June to August), except when heat waves strike, which can send temperatures to over 30°C (86°F). August can also be a month of high rainfall.

Autumn (September to November) is largely dry, before heading into chilly winter (December to February) with temperatures hover around freezing point and snow is common.

Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Wednesday
Sunny
Sunny skies
27
°C
0
8
ene
0-20%
1021 mb
good
Thursday
Sunny
Sunny skies
27
°C
0
7
ene
0-20%
1020 mb
good
Friday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
28
°C
0
3
ene
20-40%
1019 mb
good
Saturday
Sunny
Sunny skies
31
°C
0
1
wnw
0-20%
1016 mb
good
Sunday
Sunny
Sunny skies
28
°C
0
4
nnw
0-20%
1018 mb
good
Monday
Sunny
Sunny skies
31
°C
0
7
s
0-20%
1011 mb
good
Tuesday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
24
°C
0
7
n
20-40%
1014 mb
good
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Last updated: 2018-09-20 05:17:52
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Symbols indicate the predominant weather for the day in question, calculated based on a weighting of different types of weather. So if a day is forecast to be sunny with the possibility of a brief shower, then we will see a sunny or partly cloudy symbol rather than a rain cloud.
The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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