Weather in Bulgaria in October

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Weather in Bulgaria in October

What’s the weather like in Bulgaria in October?

In October, Bulgaria experiences the transition from autumn to winter. The weather becomes cooler, especially towards the end of the month, and the landscapes start to display vibrant autumn colours. October is a good time to visit Bulgaria if you prefer milder temperatures and fewer crowds. However, it’s advisable to pack layers and a warm jacket for the cooler evenings.

Average Daily Temperatures

The average daily temperatures in Bulgaria during October range from around 10°C (50°F) to 18°C (64°F). However, temperatures can vary depending on the specific region and altitude. In mountainous areas, temperatures tend to be colder, with highs averaging around 8°C (46°F). In coastal regions like Varna or Burgas, temperatures can reach up to 20°C (68°F). Overall, the weather is generally mild during this time of year but be prepared for cooler temperatures as the month progresses.

Sunshine and Rainfall

October in Bulgaria offers plenty of sunshine with an average of 6 hours per day. However, as autumn progresses, the number of sunny days decreases. Rainfall is also common during this month, with an average of 50 to 60mm. So, it’s recommended to pack an umbrella or rain jacket to be prepared for occasional showers. The Black Sea coast tends to be slightly wetter compared to the interior regions of the country.

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