Avg weather in December
9 Hrs per day
29 mm per month
80 % avg
4 Mph avg

Borovets Weather in December

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What’s the weather like in Borovets in December?

The Borovets weather in December is what makes this stylish resort in Bulgaria one of Europe’s top skiing and winter sport destinations. December will have lots of fresh snow thanks to the cold mountainous climate, but there’s still several hours of sunshine most days to make your skiing trip very pleasant.

Geographical influences

The Bulgarian town of Borovets is found in the beautiful Rila mountain range, in the south west of the country, about 50km north of Bansko. Snowfall lasts between December and April here with heavy night time snow quite common. Borovets has 24 snow trails so there’s lots of choice during your winter sport break around Christmas.


The weather in Borovets in December is perfect for early winter skiing, with an average daytime temperature of -1°C. Higher ground in this pretty part of Bulgaria can fall well below freezing this month, though. Sunshine levels are quite impressive for this high spot in Bulgaria, with up to five hours each day from nearly ten hours of daylight. 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 29mm of wintery rainfall this month.

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