Weather in Sozopol in January

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2° C



31 mm

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What’s the weather like in Sozopol in January?

In January, Sozopol experiences winter weather with cold temperatures and occasional rainfall. The town is located on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, which means it has a maritime climate with relatively mild winters compared to inland areas.

Average daily temperatures

The average daily temperature in Sozopol in January ranges from 2°C (36°F) to 7°C (45°F), making it quite chilly. At night, temperatures can drop further, often reaching freezing point. It is advisable to pack warm clothing such as jackets, sweaters, hats, and gloves to stay comfortable during your visit.

Sunshine and rainfall

In January, Sozopol experiences an average of 4 hours of sunshine per day. While the days may be shorter, there are still opportunities to enjoy some daylight activities. However, it is important to note that the weather can be quite unpredictable, with cloudy and overcast skies being common during this time of year.

Rainfall is relatively low during January in Sozopol, with an average of 45mm (1.8 inches) spread over the month. It is advisable to carry an umbrella or raincoat, as there is a possibility of occasional showers during your visit. It is also worth noting that the sea temperature during January is around 9°C (48°F), which is too cold for swimming.

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