Climate and weather in Bulgaria
The predominant climate in Bulgaria is moderate and transitional continental. (2,000 to 2,400 hours of sunlight per year). Four seasons. Dry and hot summer. Average temperature (April - September): + 23 °C. Cold winter with snowfalls, average temperature: 0 °C. The average yearly temperature is 10.5 °C. A Mediterranean climate, with dry summers and mild, humid winters, prevails in the valley of the southwestern Rhodope Mountains. The northern limits of the climatic zone is the Balkan Range.
The average January temperature in Sofia ranges between -4° and 2°. The July temperature ranges between 16° and 27° C. Along the Black Sea, the average January temperature ranges between -1° and 6° C and the July temperature ranges between 19° and 30° C. The soft transitional Mediterranean climate and the fertile soils are very suitable for growing the century-famed Bulgarian attar-yielding rose - a valuable raw material for perfumery, medical products, food and wine, and tobacco industries.
For details about the actual daily weather in Bulgaria and weather forecast, we have collected for you the best weather forecast websites:
Qwikcast.com - English language weather forecast of Bulgaria
Weather.yahoo.com - English language forecast of weather in Bulgaria
Wunderground - forecast of Sofia weather
CNN weather - English language Sofia weather forecast
Intellicast.com - weather in Sofia in English
Weather.com - weather forecast in Sofia in English