What’s the weather like in Bulgaria in February?
February is considered to be a winter month in Bulgaria, and the weather can be quite cold and chilly. However, the climate varies across different regions of the country.
Average daily temperatures
In February, the average daily temperatures in Bulgaria range from 0°C (32°F) to 10°C (50°F). The northern parts of the country, such as Sofia and Varna, are generally colder with temperatures around freezing point or slightly below. On the other hand, the southern coastal areas like Burgas and Sunny Beach experience milder temperatures. The mountainous regions, such as Bansko and Pamporovo, often have sub-zero temperatures, making them popular destinations for winter sports enthusiasts.
Sunshine and rainfall
February is not known for its abundant sunshine in Bulgaria. The country typically experiences around 5-6 hours of daylight per day, with occasional cloudy and overcast skies. Rainfall is relatively low in most parts, averaging around 30-40mm for the month. However, it’s worth noting that the mountainous areas may receive more precipitation in the form of snow.