What’s the weather like in Bansko in December?
The Bansko weather in December is what makes this charming resort in Bulgaria one of Europe’s best skiing destinations. December will have plenty of fresh snow thanks to the cold mountainous weather, but there’s still a good amount of sunshine to make your skiing trip very pleasant.
The Bulgarian town of Bansko is found at the foothills of the Pirin Mountains, in the south west of the country. Snowfall lasts between December and April here with heavy night time snow quite common. The northern faces of the higher peaks can be quite deep and offer great ski runs.
The weather in Bansko in December is perfect for early winter skiing, with an average daytime high temperature of 5°C. Higher ground in this pretty part of Bulgaria can fall well below freezing this month. Sunshine levels are impressive with up to nine hours each day. The sun rises at 7.30am and sets at nearly 5pm. The humidity level will be 80% on average and the UV low is low. The winds are light at just 4mph but can increase slightly on higher ski runs. Expect around 57mm of wintery rainfall this month.